Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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Rovi and Charter Sign Multi-Year License Renewal

April 20, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  SANTA CLARA, Calif., Apr 20, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Rovi Corporation ROVI, +8.64% today announced that Rovi has renewed its patent license and interactive program guide (IPG) product agreement with Charter Communications, Inc. The license renewal extends Charter’s IPG patent license. Under the terms of the agreement, Charter will also be able to license Rovi’s products and services, including Rovi Search, Recommendations and Conversation Services, Rovi Metadata and Rovi Analytics. “As the media and entertainment marketplace becomes increasingly fragmented, Rovi is helping... [Read the full story]

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Rovi and Charter Sign Multi-Year License Renewal

April 20, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  SANTA CLARA, Calif., Apr 20, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Rovi Corporation ROVI, +8.64% today announced that Rovi has renewed its patent license and interactive program guide (IPG) product agreement with Charter Communications, Inc. The license renewal extends Charter’s IPG patent license. Under the terms of the agreement, Charter will also be able to license Rovi’s products and services, including Rovi Search, Recommendations and Conversation Services, Rovi Metadata and Rovi Analytics. “As the media and entertainment marketplace becomes increasingly fragmented, Rovi is helping... [Read the full story]

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Semafone and Eckoh agree to settlement

March 19, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  Guildford, Surrey, 19th March 2015 – Eckoh plc and Semafone® have agreed to a confidential settlement of their dispute over alleged infringement and invalidity of Semafone’s UK Patent (No. GB 2,473,376), to the mutual benefit of both parties.  Under the settlement, Semafone has granted a worldwide licence to their granted patents, trademarks and patent applications covering certain dual tone multi-frequency (“DTMF”) masking methods of taking secure payments over the phone, for the benefit of Eckoh, its customers and suppliers. In consideration of the licence, Eckoh... [Read the full story]

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SELLAS Life Sciences Group and TrojanTec Sign Exclusive License Agreement

April 15, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  NEW YORK and ZUG, Switzerland, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — SELLAS Life Sciences Group (SELLAS), a Swiss based, development-stage biopharmaceutical company with its main focus in developing innovative products for the treatment of various indications in Oncology and the Central Nervous System, today announced that it has signed an exclusive global collaboration and license agreement with TrojanTec Ltd, (TrojanTec), a UK-based Discovery Research and Development Company affiliated with Imperial College London, UK, for the development, marketing and commercialization of the innovative... [Read the full story]

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DiaCarta Licenses U of Potsdam

April 17, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

  NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – DiaCarta and the University of Potsdam today announced a licensing agreement for the non-invasive early detection of colon cancer. DiaCarta is licensing the intellectual property around the university’s detection method and will develop and commercialize a test to detect colon cancer directly from stool samples. Under the terms of the agreement, DiaCarta will pay the university an upfront payment, as well as payments upon the achievement of milestones. In return, DiaCarta, a Hayward, Calif.-based molecular diagnostics company, will have the exclusive rights... [Read the full story]

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IP Industry: we start here

March 8, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

In 2007, we set out to change the world of intellectual property, and how innovation and ideas were exchanged among IP owners and those that desired IP. We knew there were significant headwinds with an entrenched, decades-old ecosystem of long held beliefs about the “way things ought to be done” and who were we to come along and try to change things. None of this did anything to deter us; it drove us even harder. Not to gloat or brag, but many of the world’s LARGEST IP Owners and Transactors are now our customers- more on that in later posts.  They see the same future. IP Attorneys said... [Read the full story]

Deals

Rovi and Charter Sign Multi-Year License Renewal

  SANTA CLARA, Calif., Apr 20, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Rovi Corporation ROVI, +8.64% today announced that Rovi has renewed its patent license and interactive program guide (IPG) product agreement with Charter Communications, Inc. The license renewal extends Charter’s IPG patent license. Under the terms of the agreement, Charter will... Read more of this article


ALPhANOV signs technology transfer agreement with Leukos

  ALPhANOV, the technology center of the Route des Lasers cluster, around Bordeaux, France, and LEUKOS, a company specializing in supercontinuum laser sources and optical instruments, have signed a technology transfer agreement. This agreement, which covers a pulsed laser module, allows LEUKOS to produce a pump system based on the new picosecond... Read more of this article


SDI Signs Strategic Technology License & Supply Agreement

  TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(TSX-V:SDZ) (OTCBB:SDEV) Security Devices International Inc. (“SDI” or “the Company”) today announced the signing of a five-year, non-exclusive, renewable Technology License and Supply Agreement (“TLSA”) with United Tactical Solutions (“UTS”) of Chicago, IL. UTS is a global provider of specialized... Read more of this article


Hilco Merchant Resources Acquires IP Assets of Fixture Finders

  NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hilco Merchant Resources, LLC - (www.hilcomerchantresources.com) announced today that it has acquired all of the inventory and intellectual property assets of Fixture Finders, LLC (www.fixturefinders.com), forming a unique partnership and go to market strategic alliance that creates... Read more of this article


Dualis MedTech, ReliantHeart partner

  Houston, Texas – ReliantHeart Inc., a supplier of advanced mechanical circulatory assist technologies, and Dualis MedTech GmbH, a provider of wireless energy and charging technology, have joined together to implement a wireless, Transcutaneous Energy Transfer system (TET) exclusively for the HeartAssist5 Ventricular Assist Device. Dualis has... Read more of this article


Essel Group enters partnership with German firms

  New Delhi: Essel Group, which has business interests in media, entertainment, packaging, infrastructure and technology, among others, on Friday said it entered into a partnership with three German firms for technology transfer in areas including wind and solar energy. With the agreements, the group, which holds significant interest in developing... Read more of this article


UniPixel Acquires Atmel’s XSense Assets

  THE WOODLANDS, TX–(Marketwired – Apr 17, 2015) – UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a designer of Performance Engineered Films™ for the touch screen, flexible printed electronics and display markets, has acquired, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Uni-Pixel Displays, Inc., the assets of Atmel Corporation’s (NASDAQ: ATML)... Read more of this article


Revolutionary Concepts’ Signs Major Licensing Agreement for Royalties

  CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Revolutionary Concepts Inc., (OTCPINK:REVO), a publicly traded company that owns patented mobile video software and remote security communication systems, announced that its global licensee Eyetalk365, LLC, has reached a settlement in its patent infringement lawsuit with an international... Read more of this article


San’an licenses Japanese LED patent portfolio to Luminus Devices

  San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. today announced that it has licensed the United States patents of an LED patent portfolio it recently acquired from a major Japanese company to its subsidiary, Luminus Devices, Inc. The portfolio comprises over 125 issued patents, including over thirty United States patents as well as issued patents in China,... Read more of this article


DiaCarta Licenses U of Potsdam

  NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – DiaCarta and the University of Potsdam today announced a licensing agreement for the non-invasive early detection of colon cancer. DiaCarta is licensing the intellectual property around the university’s detection method and will develop and commercialize a test to detect colon cancer directly from stool samples.... Read more of this article


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