Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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WiLAN and Allied Telesis Sign License Renewal

September 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwired – Sept. 25, 2014) - Top intellectual property licensing company, WiLAN (TSX:WIN)(NASDAQ:WILN), today announced that the company and Allied Telesis Inc. (“Allied Telesis”) have signed a patent license renewal agreement pursuant to which Allied Telesis receives multi-year running royalty licenses to certain wireline and wireless technologies. The consideration to be paid by Allied Telesis to WiLAN and all other terms of the renewal agreement are confidential.  Read More →

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WiLAN and Allied Telesis Sign License Renewal

September 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwired – Sept. 25, 2014) - Top intellectual property licensing company, WiLAN (TSX:WIN)(NASDAQ:WILN), today announced that the company and Allied Telesis Inc. (“Allied Telesis”) have signed a patent license renewal agreement pursuant to which Allied Telesis receives multi-year running royalty licenses to certain wireline and wireless technologies. The consideration to be paid by Allied Telesis to WiLAN and all other terms of the renewal agreement are confidential.  Read More →

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UF, BP settle long-running dispute, though impact to university remains unclear

August 9, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  A partnership with British Petroleum that should have produced a stream of royalty revenues for the University of Florida for years has evaporated with the stroke of a pen, settling a two-year court battle over $30 million in disputed fees and royalties. The two sides in the intellectual property suit that BP brought against UF quietly reached a settlement agreement over the disputed licensing fees and royalties for a process invented by UF researcher Lonnie Ingram that converts wood pulp into ethanol. A federal judge dismissed the suit in December, reserving the right to bring both sides... [Read the full story]

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Baxter and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals to Develop and Commercialize Cancer Compound

September 24, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  DEERFIELD, Ill., and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., September 24, 2014 – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MACK) today jointly announced an exclusive license and collaboration agreement for the development and commercialization of MM-398 (nanoliposomal irinotecan injection), also known as “nal-IRI.” Through the agreement, Baxter gains exclusive commercialization rights for all potential indications of MM-398 outside the United States and Taiwan, and Merrimack retains commercialization rights in the United States; the rights in Taiwan are... [Read the full story]

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Meridian Bioscience and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation Enter into a License Agreement for Electrokinetic Sensor Technology

August 9, 2014 · 1 Comment 

  CINCINNATI, Aug 06, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. VIVO +0.35% , today announced that it has entered into a technology and commercial license agreement with the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) for the development of an innovative new technology that has the potential to result in a low cost, point-of-care detection platform capable of detecting proteins, small molecules, bacteria and viruses in minutes. The University of Tennessee technology is based on electrokinetic impedance sensing using microelectrode sensor chips. These chips are able... [Read the full story]

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Boulder’s Innovation Center of the Rockies signs commercialization agreement with University of Wyoming

October 11, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

  The Innovation Center of the Rockies, a Boulder-based organization created to help research institutions commercialize technology, has entered into an agreement with the University of Wyoming, officials announced Tuesday. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The University of Wyoming is the first commercialization partner outside the state of Colorado for the nonprofit Innovation Center of the Rockies, which has inked similar deals with the University of Colorado, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University and the University of Denver. “I think that we’ve... [Read the full story]

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WiLAN and Allied Telesis Sign License Renewal

  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwired – Sept. 25, 2014) - Top intellectual property licensing company, WiLAN (TSX:WIN)(NASDAQ:WILN), today announced that the company and Allied Telesis Inc. (“Allied Telesis”) have signed a patent license renewal agreement pursuant to which Allied Telesis receives multi-year running royalty licenses... Read more of this article


Lincoln Electric Licenses Helical Robotics’ Mobile Robotic Technology

  Cleveland & Oregon, Wisconsin – The Lincoln Electric Company and Helical Robotics® LLC announced today that Lincoln Electric has been granted an exclusive worldwide license for Helical Robotics’ proprietary magnetic robotic technology. This agreement will expand Lincoln Electric’s automation solutions to include the industry’s first... Read more of this article


Medicines Patent Pool signs deal with 5 Indian companies for HIV drug

  Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), an United Nations arm, has entered into sub-licencing agreement with five Indian companies – Aurobindo, Cipla, Emcure, Hetero Labs and Laurus Labs – and a Chinese firm Desano for generic manufacturing a HIV drug tenofovir alafenamide for 112 developing countries. This is two months after MPP, a UN-backed organisation... Read more of this article


GreenPay Signs Software License Agreement

  CHEYENNE, Wyo., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — GreenPay LLC, a mobile payments provider to the legal marijuana industry and a wholly owned subsidiary of MyECheck, Inc. (OTC PK: MYEC), the leading innovator and licensor of electronic check systems for mobile payments, announced today that it has signed a license agreement with MJ Safe Pay,... Read more of this article


Finjan And Websense Sign Licensing Agreement

  NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a technology company committed to enabling innovation through the licensing of its intellectual property, and Websense, Inc. today announced that the companies have reached a mutually agreed patent license. Finjan has dismissed with prejudice the litigation... Read more of this article


MannKind, Sanofi Close Global Development, Commercialization Agreement

  VALENCIA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq:MNKD) today announced the closing of a worldwide exclusive collaboration and licensing agreement with Sanofi for development and commercialization of Afrezza® (insulin human) Inhalation Powder, a new rapid-acting inhaled insulin therapy for adults with type... Read more of this article


Baxter and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals to Develop and Commercialize Cancer Compound

  DEERFIELD, Ill., and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., September 24, 2014 – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MACK) today jointly announced an exclusive license and collaboration agreement for the development and commercialization of MM-398 (nanoliposomal irinotecan injection), also known as “nal-IRI.”... Read more of this article


Academia Sinica, UC Davis sign agreement on exchanges and tech transfer

  The University of California, Davis, and Academia Sinica, the preeminent academic institution in the Republic of China (Taiwan), have entered into a collaborative agreement to develop a unique educational and scientific exchange program that couples cutting-edge research with opportunities to translate innovative technologies and commercially... Read more of this article


Acacia’s Unit In Settlement And Patent License Deal With Alarm Lock

  Newport Beach, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE) September 24, 2014 Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG) announced today that its O.S. Security LLC subsidiary has entered into a settlement and patent license agreement with Alarm Lock Systems, Inc. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Central... Read more of this article


Acacia Signs Settlement And Patent License Deal With Nikon & Nikon Instruments

  Newport Beach, Calif. (BUSINESS WIRE) September 23, 2014 Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG) announced today that its Super Resolution Technologies LLC subsidiary has entered into a settlement and patent license agreement with Nikon Corporation and Nikon Instruments Inc. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States... Read more of this article


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