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Sonus Networks Announces Departure of Chief Operating Officer Guru Pai

December 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 






“WESTFORD, Mass., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a market leader in next-generation IP-based network solutions, today announced that Guru Pai has resigned as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately, citing personal reasons.”

SAP to hand over multi-million dollar interest to IP victor Oracle

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“Oracle must be paid interest on the $1.3bn payout it received from German software maker SAP in a jury verdict in November over stolen intellectual property.”

Small Business Grant Programs Extended by Senate

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“The Senate extended two funding programs for small businesses carrying out innovative technology research on the final day of the lame duck session last week, but their fate in the House remains undecided.”

Talk on Protecting Intellectual Property to be Held at Brookhaven Lab, Jan. 24

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“UPTON, NY — A talk on “Intellectual Property — What It Is and How to Protect It” will be featured at an Entrepreneurs’ Foundation Workshop to be held at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Monday, January 24, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sean Grygiel, a principal at the New York office […]

Cambridge resident Granahan named ‘Super Lawyer’

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“Patricia Granahan of Cambridge, a shareholder with Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C., the largest law firm in New England devoted exclusively to intellectual property law, was named a 2010 “Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyer” by New England Super Lawyers magazine.”

Sucampo Inks $80M Deal with Co-Founders to Acquire Prostone IP

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“Maryland-based Sucampo Pharmaceuticals is acquiring Swiss holding company Sucampo AG and its wholly owned Japan-based patent holding subsidiary for $28.1 million in cash and a seven-year subordinated unsecured promissory note of $51.9 million. The acquired businesses had been owned by Sucampo’s co-founders and majority shareholders, Ryuji Ueno, M.D., and Sachiko Kuno, Ph.D., who developed the […]

Kodak Partners with NEC Corp.

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“Eastman Kodak Company (EK – Analyst Report) signed a license agreement with Tokyo based NEC Corp. in order to access each other’s patent portfolio. The agreement is expected to strengthen Kodak’s intellectual property portfolio.”

Renesas Licenses Technologies from Rambus

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“Rambus, a memory and interface technologies designer, on Monday said that it had renewed its patent license agreement with Renesas Electronics. The companies did not specify which technologies the Japanese company obtained from Rambus, but it looks like there are a number of them.”

RMBS: License Renewal & Share Buyback

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“Rambus Inc.(RMBS – Snapshot Report), announced yesterday, the renewal of its patent licensing agreement with Renesas Electronics Corporation, a company formed through the merger of Renesas Technology Corp. and NEC Electronics Corporation. Per the terms of the agreement, Renesas Electronics can use patented innovations of Rambus in its broad range of logic integrated circuit products.”

Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing revises their suits per court request

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Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing firm has complied with a federal Judge’s request to modify its lawsuit claims as Interval attempts to file suit against some tech heavyweights. Bell sounds and it’s round two.

GE, INTER RAO UES & Russian Technologies to Form Joint Ventures to Modernize Russia’s Power Generation & Healthcare Sectors

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“MOSCOW–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE (NYSE: GE) and two Russian companies signed a framework agreement today to form joint ventures that will help modernize the country’s healthcare and power generation sectors by localizing technology, manufacturing and expertise.” “Under the framework agreement, GE, state corporation Russian Technologies (Rostekhnologii) and INTER RAO UES JSC intend to form a joint venture […]

Rambus and Renesas Electronics Sign Patent License Agreement

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“SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rambus Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies, announced today it has renewed its patent license agreement with Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723). Renesas Technology Corp. and NEC Electronics Corporation, merged in April 2010 to form Renesas Electronics. This agreement covers the use of Rambus patented innovations in a broad range […]

BridgePoint drums up $9 million

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“BridgePoint Medical Inc. raised $9.1 million from the sale of equity, according to documents filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission.” “The Plymouth, Minn.-based company is developing balloon catheter system to treat chronic coronary and peripheral total occlusions, a condition in which clots frequently clog blood vessels.”

Stanford’s ideas generate $65.1 million in revenues

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“A new report card for one of the nation’s most powerful innovation engines shows that Stanford-based inventions generated $65.1 million in income for the university in 2009 despite the recession — up from $62.5 million the previous year.” “Stanford’s total earnings from inventions were $1.1 billion during the past four decades, with more than half […]

Idaho Technology and Bio-Rad Sign License Agreement

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“SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Idaho Technology, Inc. today announced it has signed a license agreement with Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. relating to the use of SYBR® Green in PCR reactions and high-resolution melting. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. This agreement follows on a series of intellectual property licensing agreements with a number of other […]

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