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Huskie Bark may final bite: UConn’s Bets On Tech Transfer ready to pay

August 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

UConn is looking to ramp up its technology transfer activities behind a comprehensive $2.3 Billion investment to retool much of the campus.  Included in that budget is a significant amount of investment in R&D budgets and R&D facitlities.  UConn will be looking to get on par with their peer universities in the areas of technology commercialization. […]

Salix Pharmaceuticals and Norgine settle patent litigation with Novel Laboratories

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tradingmarkets.com is reporting a settlement among three leading pharmaceutical firms over ongoing patent litigation. “Aug 31, 2010 (Datamonitor Financial Deals Tracker via COMTEX) — Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. and Norgine B. V. (Norgine Europe, B. V.) have entered into an agreement with Novel Laboratories, Inc. to settle a patent litigation currently pending in the US District Court […]

Shocking Update: Judge sides with Taser in patent lawsuit

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In a move that has sent Stinger into liquidation Taser has won a patent infrigement suit. From Businessweek.com:   “A federal judge in Arizona has ruled in favor of Taser International Inc. in a patent lawsuit that pit the maker of electric-shock devices against a rival company. U.S. District Court Judge Mary H. Murguia entered a […]

UPDATE: IntelGenx and RedHill: Commercialization Agreement $2.1M upfront

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It pays to sign commercialization agreements!  Redhill BioPharma announces just today, one day after signing a commercialization agreement with IntelGenx, that it has raised $3.5 M ahead if its planned IPO.  Redhill also stated that it will raise an additional $2.0 Million in the coming weeks.

Wavien Licenses Dual Paraboloid Reflector Tech to TaYih Industrial Co

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From Forbes via PRNewswire:  “Wavien and TaYih today announced that TaYih Industrial Co., Ltd. has licensed Wavien’s Dual Paraboloid Reflector (DPR(TM)) technology for use in ultra-narrow beam, high output search lights. This new search light design produces a high intensity, narrow beam of light while extending lamp lifetime to provide virtually maintenance-free operation. Wavien continues to […]

Ball State Announces New Personnel for IP and Tech Transfer Offices

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From Ball State website: “The Sponsored Programs Office is pleased to announce the appointment of individuals responsible for intellectual property development and technology transfer activities. Beginning fall semester 2010, Stephanie Sisco, Proposal Manager in SPO, will advise faculty, staff, and students on matters of copyright or patent disclosure. Wil Davis, newly named Interim President of […]

Enable IPC reaches $4.5 M deal for ultracapacitors for use in RFID applications

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From Enable Intellectual Property Commercialization website: August 30 2010 — Madison, WI — “Enable IPC Corporation (Pinksheets: EIPC) announced today that the Company has reached an agreement with a major manufacturer of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and readers to provide ultracapacitor-based products to improve the range in which the tags can be read. The […]

UPDATE: Novartis / Portola Pharma deal for Elinogrel-success in Phase II study

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Novartis and Portola Pharmaceuticals reached an accord back in February for exclusive worldwide license agreement to allow Novartis to develop and commercialize Elingrel.  The results from their Phase II study is showing better results in key anti-platelet activity over Clopidogrel (Plavix(R)) without an increased risk of TIMI major and minor bleeding among other successes. Novartis paid […]

SCHOTT Solar and Solland Solar Sign Sun-Hot Tech Transfer & Partnership Agreement

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From solarplaza.com:  “Technology transfer, development and production of back-contacted modules based on Solland’s Sunweb® technology  plus joint- pilot module production line in The Netherlands Mainz / Heerlen, August 30, 2010 – SCHOTT Solar and Solland Solar signed a partnership agreement that comprises technology license agreements, joint R&D efforts and joint production for back-contacted solar modules. […]

Google, Associated Press sign new license agreement

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Ironical I had to read this on Reuters…ok I’m over it. Google and Associated Press reup their relationship that expired at the start of the year.  Their original relationship has been inked back in 2006 but this resigning was “prickly”. Curious minds would very much like to know the details of the deal.  Let us […]

Tech IP Holding Co. Intertrust Acquires Seeqpod Assets out of Bankruptcy

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From TechCrunch:  “Intertrust Technologies Corporation, a company that develops and and licenses technologies and intellectual property for digital rights management (DRM), has moved to acquire the assets of media search service Seeqpod. Intertrust, which holds over 150 patents and has offices in Silicon Valley, London and Beijing, announced this morning that it has purchased all software […]

Nixon Peabody Partner Russ Genet to co-lead firm’s patents practice

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From NixonPeabody:  August 30, 2010 (Chicago, IL) – International law firm Nixon Peabody LLP announces that intellectual property partner Russell Genet will co-lead the firm’s Patent practice. Mr. Genet, based in the firm’s Chicago office, applies an engineer’s perspective and patent attorney’s experience to represent his clients effectively in a full range of patent protection […]

$67.5 M trademark deal between Acer and China’s Founder Technology

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An an affirmation of continued relationships between two Asia heavyweight hardware firms, Acer and Founder Technology announce a $67.5 million trademark use relationship. The deal allows Acer a seven year use of Founder’s trademark along with strategic access to its China distribution channels. This deal follows on a May 27th 2010 MOU signed between the […]

Barroway Topaz Launches Patent Litigation Practice, Adds Noted Patent Trial Lawyers Bonella & Milcetic

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“Leading plaintiffs’ shareholder and corporate governance law firm Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP has added a patent litigation platform and brought in two established intellectual property lawyers to direct the initiative.  The firm announced that noted patent litigators Michael J. Bonella and Paul B. Milcetic have joined as co-chairs of the new practice. […]

UPDATED 8/30: Sanofi Reveals $18.5 Billion Offer for Genzyme. Deal Rejected

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Thestreet.com is reporting this morning that Genzyme is rejecting the Sanofi offer.  Genzyme states this offer is identical to one received last month and offers no new value.  From the New York Times Global Business.   “Sanofi-Aventis, the French drug maker, publicly disclosed its $18.5 billion bid for the American biotechnology firm Genzyme on Sunday, […]

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