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Dykema Lures Howrey IP Licensing Guru

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 






“Law360, New York (June 23, 2010) — Dykema Gossett PLLC has snagged another key intellectual property hire from Howrey LLP, signing on Michael Stolarski as a member in the firm’s Chicago office. Stolarski, who began work June 7, is the second attorney to leave Howrey for Dykema in recent months….”

Sanga named first UT South Texas tech transfer chief

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Attorney Arjun Sanga will head up South Texas technology management for the university system, which serves the UT Health Science Center, the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), UT-Pan American and UT-Brownsville.

New York University launches $20 M Venture Fund plan

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In an effort to spur technology commercialization among its students and faculty, NYU announces its venture fund in the Wall Street Journal today: “New York University plans to launch a $20 million venture-capital fund that aims to spur technology entrepreneurship at the school. The NYU Innovation Venture Fund is the latest initiative from the school […]

IP Deal Headlines for week of 06-28-10

June 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 






Rambus Signs Licensing Deal with General Electric’s Appliance & Lighting division.     The US DOE announces $24 million for algal biofuels research.     InterDigital Expands Inventec Appliances Corporation Patent License Agreement.     Major Acceptance Milestone For Chembio triggers $400,000 Tech Transfer fees.     PCI Geomatics signs comprehensive technology license agreement with Rolta. Resolution Operations will receive a 4.5 million pounds […]

Suncor seeking to license technology to speed up tailings cleanup

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Suncor seeking to license technology to speed up tailings cleanup. “We’ll absolutely look at licensing it,” Rick George told an environment conference in Calgary.  Suncor has already spent hundreds of millions on its Tailings Reduction Operations, or TRO, process and plans to shell out another $1-billion over the next few years on the technology. “I […]

White House Office of US IP Enforcement: Coordinator – unveils strategy to fight IP piracy

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The US announced in a 61-page report drafted by a number of governmental agencies.  The plan was announced by Vice President Joe Biden and is centered on the US’ coordinated efforts to fully protect its innovation, and IP through joint efforts with multiple trade and enforcement agencies.  Full report from Victoria’s office here. “Piracy hurts, […]

VirnetX CEO: Patent Office Confirms Patents From Microsoft Trial

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VirneX is expect to assert its patents related to 4G, VPN and mobile phone networks among other tech sectors.

Orion and Sun Pharma settle patent dispute most terms confidential

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Orion and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited settle patent dispute over new drug applications: “Orion Corporation (“Orion”) and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (OOTC:SPHIF) and certain other companies belonging to Sun group of companies (together “Sun”) have executed a settlement agreement on lawsuits filed by Orion in the United States against Sun regarding Sun’s submissions of abbreviated […]

ARS will recognize its own scientists and research partners at Tech Transfer Awards Program

June 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 






The Agricultural Research Service  (ARS) will recognize some of its most innovative scientists and research partners at the agency’s Technology Transfer Awards Program this month. “ARS places great importance on making sure that our findings don’t just languish in the laboratory, but are translated into useful products that benefit consumers,” said Edward B. Knipling, ARS […]

Rolls-Royce expands growing network of University Technology Centres

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Rolls-Royce expands growing network of University Technology Centres.  More public private partnerships this time out of the UK. “Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, announced the opening of two new University Technology Centres (UTCs) dedicated to nuclear technology, with ceremonies in Manchester and London. UTCs are long-term, funded collaborations that ensure continuity of work, offering […]

IP Deal Headlines for week of 06-21-10

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Forest Laboratories announces license of TransTech’s GKA Program for $50 Million up front plus up to $1.05 Billion for successful commercialization.     Oncodesign announces tech transfer agreement with Janssen Pharmaceutica NV.     Innovaro facilitated licensing transaction between Trojan Technologies USA and Trojantec Ltd.     Labtec and GSK Finalize License Agreement for Topical patch treatment of cold sores.     TrovaGene […]

The World’s Leading IP Strategists “Alexander Poltorak and Richard Ehrlickman Are Inducted into IAM Strategy 250

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Two General Patent Corporation Executives Are Named Among “The World’s Leading IP Strategists”.   Alexander Poltorak and Richard Ehrlickman Are Inducted into IAM Strategy 250.

Former Glaxo Smith Kline Chief Medical Officer Peter G. Traber, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer, Pro-Pharmaceuticals

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Former Glaxo Smith Kline Chief Medical Officer Peter G. Traber, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer of Pro-Pharmaceuticals. “NEWTON, Mass., Jun 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Pro-Pharmaceuticals, Inc, the leading developer of therapeutics that target Galectin receptors to treat cancer and fibrosis, today named Dr. Peter G. Traber, acting Chief Medical Officer, to lead the FDA […]

Georgia BioScience Center to boost bioscience industry

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We are beginning to see more and more universities, university consortiums, geographic and industry specific groups pull together to create a level of synergy in specific areas of innovation to get them on a commercialization path.  “The Georgia Bioscience Commercialization Center (GBCC) was unveiled Monday with the goal of transforming pharmaceutical, medical-device and alternative-energy startups […]

Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property & Director of the U.S. Patent Office Named President of FIRST®

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Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent Office Named President of FIRST® “MANCHESTER, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, has announced the appointment of Jon […]

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