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Spansion and Winbond sign patent sharing agreement

September 21, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  Spansion signed cross-license agreement with Winbond Electronics Corporation to give both companies access to each other’s Flash memory patent portfolio. “This agreement reflects the strong IP position of both companies and our ongoing commitment to provide and have access to valuable memory patents in the industry,” said Ali Pourkeramati, senior vice president of strategic alliances at Spansion. “We believe the cooperation between Spansion and Winbond will be positive for our customers, enabling them to benefit from innovation and new technologies.” “The... [Read the full story]

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Spansion and Winbond sign patent sharing agreement

September 21, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  Spansion signed cross-license agreement with Winbond Electronics Corporation to give both companies access to each other’s Flash memory patent portfolio. “This agreement reflects the strong IP position of both companies and our ongoing commitment to provide and have access to valuable memory patents in the industry,” said Ali Pourkeramati, senior vice president of strategic alliances at Spansion. “We believe the cooperation between Spansion and Winbond will be positive for our customers, enabling them to benefit from innovation and new technologies.” “The... [Read the full story]

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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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GeoNovus Signs Definitive Agreement With Uruguay Company

September 21, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

  September 18th 2014, VANCOUVER, B.C. – GEONOVUS CORP. (GNM – CSE) (“GeoNovus” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has signed definitive agreements with a private Uruguay “SA” company and its principal Julian Strauss, both of whom are actively working in multiple areas of the cannabinoid sciences, industrial hemp and medical marijuana industries in that country, such that GeoNovus will continue their work. Pursuant to the agreements, GeoNovus will acquire all of the current assets of the private Uruguayan SA company and those of its principal that are used in their... [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 · Leave a 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]

Deals

Spansion and Winbond sign patent sharing agreement

  Spansion signed cross-license agreement with Winbond Electronics Corporation to give both companies access to each other’s Flash memory patent portfolio. “This agreement reflects the strong IP position of both companies and our ongoing commitment to provide and have access to valuable memory patents in the industry,” said Ali... Read more of this article


GeoNovus Signs Definitive Agreement With Uruguay Company

  September 18th 2014, VANCOUVER, B.C. – GEONOVUS CORP. (GNM – CSE) (“GeoNovus” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has signed definitive agreements with a private Uruguay “SA” company and its principal Julian Strauss, both of whom are actively working in multiple areas of the cannabinoid sciences, industrial hemp and medical... Read more of this article


22nd Century Signs Cannabinoid License Deal, Buys Stake In Anandia

  22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT:XXII) announced today that the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Botanical Genetics, LLC, has entered into a worldwide license agreement with Anandia Laboratories Inc. (Anandia), a plant biotechnology company based in Vancouver, granting 22nd Century Group exclusive rights in the U.S. to four genes required... Read more of this article


Lincoln Electric granted exclusive license for robotic technology

  Arc welding products maker Lincoln Electric Co. of Euclid said it has been granted an exclusive worldwide license for Helical Robotics LLC’s proprietary magnetic robotic technology. The agreement “will expand Lincoln Electric’s automation solutions to include the industry’s first trackless automated arc welding and cutting solution,”... Read more of this article


Kultevat obtains license of gene switch technology

ST. LOUIS Sept. 18 2014 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. biotech company Kultevat has strengthened its technology portfolio by signing an exclusive license for technology developed by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to control gene expression in plants including for applications in production of natural rubber in Taraxicum species. The technology... Read more of this article


Cipla, Salix Pharma sign patent out-licensing deal

  Mumbai-based Cipla has signed an agreement with American company Salix Pharmaceuticals, under which Cipla has granted Salix exclusive rights over certain patent applications in the ‘Rifaximin Complexes’ patents owned by Cipla. The grant is on a worldwide basis, excluding the countries of Asia (other than Japan) and Africa. Salix will... Read more of this article


MJAR Holdings Acquires Intellectual Property Portfolio

  MIAMI & DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MJAR Holdings, LLC (“MJAR”), a Miami, Florida-based company dedicated to acquiring, developing and licensing industry-leading intellectual property related to premium cannabis production, announced today that it has acquired a robust IP portfolio from MJardin Management, LLC (“MJardin Management”),... Read more of this article


Accurexa Announces Exclusive License Agreement With Uc San Francisco

  SAN FRANCISCO, CA, United States, via ETELIGIS INC., 09/17/2014 – – Accurexa Inc. (the Company”) (OTCQB: ACXA) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement (the UCSF License) with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in regards to the exclusive global licensing of a medical stereotactic... Read more of this article


Intellectual Ventures and Vivint Sign Patent Sale and Legal Defense Agreement

  BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Intellectual Ventures™ (IV) announced today that Vivint™, a leading provider of smart home technology, has fortified its intellectual property (IP) strategy by entering into a long-term partnership with IV, becoming a customer of IV’s IP for Defense program, and acquiring select patents... Read more of this article


CTI BioPharma And Servier Announce Exclusive License And Collaboration Agreement

  SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) and Servier today jointly announced that they have entered into an exclusive license and collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize PIXUVRI® (pixantrone) in a transaction valued at up to €103.0 million (approximately $133.5 million) if... Read more of this article


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