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8-year-old NY inventor gets US patent

November 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 






“HONEOYE FALLS, N.Y. — An 8-year-old boy from Honeoye Falls has dreamed up a way to tame cell phone cord clutter — and got a U.S. patent for his invention.” “Bryce Gunderman first thought of the idea when he was 6, and he heard his dad complaining about the tangled mess of chords from their […]

Columbia University and Neuromatters, LLC to develop brain-computer interface technology for rapid image analysis of visual images

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“New York, NY – Columbia University and Neuromatters, LLC announced that they have entered into an agreement to develop a novel brain-computer interface (BCI) technology for rapid identification of relevant images.” “The human brain reacts to images of interest at a pace that is far faster than a person can consciously register.  Researchers at Columbia […]

New Energy announces plans to commercialize SolarWindow technology

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“New Energy Technologies, Inc., the company with a focus on the research, development and eventual commercialization of next-generation alternative and renewable energy technologies, has announced plans to advance its efforts to commercialize the company’s SolarWindow technology for generating electricity on see-thru glass windows.” “Electrical power is generated on glass by spraying New Energy’s SolarWindow coatings […]

Innovation Awards presented to University of Idaho researchers

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“University of Idaho plant breeder Jack Brown, along with fellow College of Agricultural and Life Sciences scientists potato agronomist Jeff Stark and wheat breeder Robert Zemetra, were among those honored recently with Innovation Awards by the University of Idaho Technology Transfer Office.” “The awards recognized researchers who gained plant variety protection or patents for their […]

Fairchild Semiconductor Expands Mobile IP Portfolio

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“Long-time power semiconductor supplier Fairchild Semiconductor is leveraging its advanced process and packaging technologies to meet the needs of next-generation mobile devices and smartphones in 2011 and beyond. Analysts estimate that 5.5 billion units will ship from 2009 to 2012, and smartphones are expected to reach over 20 percent in market share of the total […]

Kevin Brodehl Joins Wendel Rosen’s Litigation Practice

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“Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP’s Litigation Practice Group has gained another partner with the addition of Kevin R. Brodehl.” “Brodehl, formerly vice chair of Walnut Creek-based Morgan Miller Blair’s Business and Technology Practice Group, focuses his trial and appellate practice on intellectual property, complex commercial, and real estate disputes.  He has handled matters involving […]

3M and Aldila Announce Agreement

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“ALDILA, INC. and 3M announced today the signing of a Mutual Commercialization Agreement and a Product Supply Agreement centered around 3M’s unique Matrix Resins.” “Partnering with a world class organization such as 3M, one of the world’s most innovative companies, is an exciting opportunity for Aldila. We view this as validation of our increasing recognition […]

Centrelink issues $500m+ telco tender

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“Welfare agency Centrelink has kicked off a gigantic purchasing effort which will see it consolidate a number of telecommunications contracts into a number of overarching deals expected to be worth in excess of $500 million in total.” “The initiative is part of a consolidation effort kicked off by Human Services Minister Chris Bowen last year, […]

Netflix/Level 3 Deal Underscores Communication Service Trends

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“Smaller diversified communications companies have been attracting more attention than usual this month after Level 3 Communications announced that it won a prestigious contract to provide video- streaming and storage services to the popular online movie rental company, Netflix. The deal highlights a shift in demand to the data segment of diversified communications companies. The […]

RPX Names Mallun Yen Executive VP

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“RPX Corp., a provider of patent risk solutions, announced that Mallun Yen, former Cisco Systems Inc. VP, Worldwide Intellectual Property has joined RPX.” “According to a release, Yen will serve as Executive VP, responsible for overseeing the development of new services and products for RPX’s client network. She will be based in the company’s San […]

New Energy Announces Plans to Accelerate Commercialization of its Proprietary SolarWindow(TM) Technology

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“COLUMBIA, Md., Nov 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — New Energy Technologies, Inc. today announced plans to advance its efforts to commercialize the Company’s novel SolarWindow(TM) technology, in order to accelerate to-market the ‘first-of-its-kind’ product capable of generating electricity on see-thru glass windows.”

Lumenis signs license agreement with Alma Lasers

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“Lumenis, Ltd. has signed an agreement with Alma Lasers, Ltd., under which Lumenis has granted Alma a license to its complete patent portfolio for use by Alma with respect to all of Alma’s products in the aesthetic field. Both the partners are based in Israel.” “Lumenis is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of […]

HTC and Intellectual Ventures Announce Licensing Agreement and Strategic Alliance

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“BELLEVUE, Wash. and TAOYUAN, Taiwan, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — HTC Corporation and Intellectual Ventures™ (IV) today announced they have entered into a long-term licensing agreement and strategic alliance. With the agreement, HTC is receiving rights under IV’s patent portfolio, and will have access to IV’s vast portfolio of more than 30,000 IP assets to […]

Attachmate acquires Novell for $2.2 billion

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“Novell, a software company that rose to power along with Intel-based computers but failed to keep up with rivals such as Microsoft and Red Hat, announced today an end to its independence with a Microsoft-boosted $2.2 billion acquisition by Attachmate.“ “Under the agreement, privately held Attachmate will pay $6.10 per share for Novell, a 9 […]

Intematix and Tridonic sign BOSE phosphor deal

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“US phosphor manufacturer Intematix has signed a patent cross-license agreement relating to silicate-based phosphor materials for LEDs. The agreement was signed with a consortium of four companies – Tridonic, Toyoda Gosei, Leuchtstoffwerk Breitungen and Litec GbR – that owns patents related to BOSE phosphor materials and their applications in LEDs.”

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