Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Deals

WiLAN Enters into License Agreement with EV3 Inc. & Covidien

March 2, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwired – March 2, 2015) - WiLAN (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that the company’s subsidiary, Back Bay Medical Inc., has entered into a settlement and license agreement with EV3 Inc. and Covidien Holding Inc. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  Read More →

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WiLAN Enters into License Agreement with EV3 Inc. & Covidien

March 2, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwired – March 2, 2015) - WiLAN (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that the company’s subsidiary, Back Bay Medical Inc., has entered into a settlement and license agreement with EV3 Inc. and Covidien Holding Inc. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  Read More →

Legal

Asetek Announces Settlement of Lawsuit with CoolIT Systems, Inc.

February 6, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  OSLO, Norway — Regulatory News: Asetek announces that it has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against CoolIT Systems, Inc. and agreed to dismiss the case (Asetek Danmark A/S v. CoolIT Systems, Inc., Northern District of California federal district court). Although the specific terms of the settlement are confidential, the parties have agreed to the federal district court making a determination of whether and to what extent damages are to be awarded by the court to Asetek. The court’s damages determination will be disclosed later in a separate release. About Asetek Asetek is the... [Read the full story]

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Aduro Biopolymers Announce Technology Licensing Partnership

February 24, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  HAMILTON, New Zealand – February 24, 2015 – Aduro Biopolymers LP and Wallace Corporation today announced they have signed an exclusive regional agreement with US-based Eastern BioPlastics, LLC (EBP) for the commercialization of EBP’s Feather Intermediate and Feathersorb TM. FeatherSorb™ is an environmentally-friendly cost-effective industrial absorbent product range engineered to provide better absorbency and cost performance for fuel, oil, paint and chemical solvent spills and clean up applications. FeatherSorb™ is made from poultry feathers which are processed into a Feather... [Read the full story]

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Pitt, UPMC reach commercialization agreement

February 22, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  PITTSBURGH, Feb. 20, 2015 – The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC have entered into a new agreement designed to accelerate the commercialization of intellectual property arising from the research activity of University faculty. The partnership is intended to speed the commercialization of new medical technologies and services, offering the dual benefit of bringing medical advances to the public more rapidly and supporting new business startups, with the accompanying economic benefits for the region. This agreement builds on Pitt’s core mission of impacting society through knowledge... [Read the full story]

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idealAsset signs Strategic Partner, Innovestion, LLC.

February 28, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ – idealAsset, a division of Fluid Innovation Group, Inc., announced new client Innovestion, LLC.  Innovestion acquires, manages and monetizes IP portfolios for Fortune 500, small and mid-cap companies, as well as individual inventors, generating substantial revenues from market relevant patents for the key stakeholders. “The IP Marketplace is going through a transformation and idealAsset is leading with its ability to rapidly match IP to opportunities.  We selected their platform to help scale our monetization efforts and expand... [Read the full story]

Deals

WiLAN Enters into License Agreement with EV3 Inc. & Covidien

  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwired – March 2, 2015) - WiLAN (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that the company’s subsidiary, Back Bay Medical Inc., has entered into a settlement and license agreement with EV3 Inc. and Covidien Holding Inc. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court... Read more of this article


Athersys teams with Chugai Pharmaceutical

  Cleveland biotech company Athersys Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHX) said it has formed a partnership and licensing agreement with Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4519) to develop and commercialize Athersys’ MultiStem cell therapy for ischemic stroke in Japan. In a joint news release, the companies said Chugai will be responsible for the... Read more of this article


Signal IP Enters Into License Agreement With Volvo Cars

  Marathon Patent Group, Inc. MARA 1.77% (“Marathon”), a patent licensing company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Signal IP, Inc. (“Signal”), has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (“Volvo”). The consideration to be paid by Volvo to Signal... Read more of this article


Theratechnologies in Commercialization Agreement for EGRIFTA

  MONTREAL, CANADA, Feb 27, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) – Theratechnologies Inc. (TH) is pleased to announce that it has concluded an agreement with AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG (AOP) for the distribution and commercialization of EGRIFTA(TM) in several European countries. Under the terms of the agreement, AOP will be responsible to... Read more of this article


Acacia License Agreement with Eizo Corporation

  NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) announced today that its Nexus Display Technologies LLC subsidiary has entered into a settlement and patent license agreement with Eizo Corporation. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District... Read more of this article


Tocardo Tidal Turbines agrees to acquire Swantubines IP

    Tocardo Tidal Turbines, producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, has reached agreement for the acquisition of Swanturbines Intellectual Property, including the patented subsea tidal turbine technology and deployment methods. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed “For a long time, Tocardo has been impressed by... Read more of this article


Intellectual Ventures licenses patents to Ford

  Intellectual Ventures has licensed its portfolio of 40,000 patents and patent applications to Ford Motor Co., according to an announcement from the Bellevue, Wash.-based company this morning. The deal also gives the automaker access to any future patents added to IV’s portfolio. It’s a high-profile deal for Intellectual Ventures, the controversial... Read more of this article


idealAsset signs Strategic Partner, Innovestion, LLC.

  AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ – idealAsset, a division of Fluid Innovation Group, Inc., announced new client Innovestion, LLC.  Innovestion acquires, manages and monetizes IP portfolios for Fortune 500, small and mid-cap companies, as well as individual inventors, generating substantial revenues from market relevant patents... Read more of this article


Amarin (AMRN), Eddingpharm Enter Vascepa Development, Commercialization Agreement

  Amarin Corp plc (NASDAQ: AMRN) and Eddingpharm announced an exclusive agreement for Eddingpharm to develop and commercialize Vascepa® (icosapent ethyl) in the territories of the Mainland China, the Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions and Taiwan for uses that are currently commercialized and under development by Amarin in the United... Read more of this article


WiLAN Enters into Settlement and License Agreement with Texas Instruments

  WiLAN (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that the company’s subsidiary, MCU Clocking Solutions, Inc., has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Texas Instruments Incorporated (“Texas Instruments”). The license relates to patented microcontroller technology. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending... Read more of this article


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Pitt, UPMC reach commercialization agreement

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