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University leads the world with free intellectual property initiative

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A portfolio of innovations and intellectual property (IP) developed by Bristol University can now be accessed free of charge thanks to a new initiative being rolled out by three universities. The project, entitled ‘Easy Access IP’, aims to increase engagement between universities and industry. It will speed up the transfer of academic knowledge and expertise […]

Fish & Richardson Receives Top Tier 1 National Ranking in IP

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BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – Jun 29, 2011) – Fish & Richardson announced today that its Patent Prosecution practice received a top Tier 1 national ranking from The Legal 500 guide to the most preeminent U.S. law firms. Fish also received top national rankings for its International Trade Commission (ITC) Patent Litigation practice and its Copyright practice. […]

Oracle wants $2.6 billion for Android infringements

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Yesterday it alerted the rest of the world to the news that Oracle has put a precise figure on the amount of money it expects Google to cough up for the alleged infringements by Android on Java patents. $2.6 billion will be what it takes to make Oracle feel better about all this naughty infringement. […]

Society of Physician Entrepreneurs SoPE Partners with e-Zassi to Drive Innovation

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FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–e-Zassi.com, a proprietary software platform that is revolutionizing the process of technology transfer, has announced a new strategic partnership with the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) that will offer its members access to the e-Zassi suite of software tools. The partnership is the latest example of how the $250B medical device industry […]

Microsoft and Velocity Micro, Inc., Sign Patent Agreement Covering Android-Based Devices

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REDMOND, Wash., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Microsoft Corp. and Velocity Micro, Inc., have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for Velocity Micro, Inc., Android-based devices, including Velocity Micro, Inc.’s Cruz™ Tablet. Although the contents of the agreement have not been disclosed, the parties indicate that Microsoft will receive […]

WiLAN Acquires Portfolio of Mobile Communication ‘Pioneer’ Patents

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  OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwire – June 29, 2011) – Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN), today announced that it has acquired the “Glenayre Patents”, from Glenayre Electronics, Inc. for $8 million in cash. The comprehensive portfolio includes 60 issued U.S. patents plus foreign counterparts that pioneered critical aspects of modern mobile telephony. “This acquisition […]

Dallas Attorneys William Munck and Leon Carter of Munck Carter Featured in Texas’ Best Lawyers 2011

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Online PR News – 28-June-2011 –DALLAS – The Dallas technology firm Munck Carter LLP is proud to announce that attorneys William A. Munck and E. Leon Carter have been honored among the state’s top lawyers in the 2011 edition of Texas’ Best Lawyers. Mr. Munck earned selection to the prestigious Texas’ Best Lawyers list in […]

Thompson & Knight Ranked as Top Patent Litigation Firm

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(openPR) – Texas (June 28, 2011) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce its inclusion by Intellectual Asset Management (“IAM”) magazine in the 2011 IAM Patent Litigation 250 (“IAM 250”), a guide to the world’s leading patent litigators. The Firm is included among the top 12 firms in […]

Onkyo latest to sign Microsoft patent deal over Android tablet

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REDMOND, Wash. — June 30, 2011 — Microsoft Corp. and Onkyo Corporation have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for certain Onkyo tablets running the Android Platform. Although the contents of the agreement have not been disclosed, the parties indicate that Microsoft will receive royalties from Onkyo under the […]

Savtira Corp Engages Foley & Lardner for IP & Patent Protection

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TAMPA, Fla., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Savtira Corporation (Savtira), a new provider of outsourced Cloud Commerce solutions, today announced it has selected the highly regarded law firm Foley & Lardner to manage all intellectual property.  Internationally renowned and represented, Foley & Lardner LLP (“Foley”), will provide Savtira with best-in-class IP support. Savtira has thus […]

e.Digital Announces License & Settlement With Panasonic Corporation

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SAN DIEGO, CA, Jun 28, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — e.Digital Corporation a leading innovator of dedicated portable entertainment systems and patented flash memory-related technology, announced today that it has entered into a license and settlement agreement with Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic). Under the terms of the confidential agreement, Panasonic obtained a license and release on […]

BlueCat Networks to license patents from Intellectual Ventures

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Toronto-based BlueCat Networks is the latest company to enter a patent-licensing agreement with Nathan Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures (IV). BlueCat is an IP address management firm that also helps organizations transition to new technologies, such as IPv6. The company was recently the target of a patent infringement lawsuit brought about by a competitor and has signed […]

Pinnacle Oncology LLC Acquires Rights to Unique Radioprotector From the University of Chicago

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BANNOCKBURN, Ill., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Pinnacle Oncology LLC, a subsidiary of Pinnacle Biologics Inc. announced a wide ranging agreement with the University of Chicago for the acquisition of its technology and intellectual property rights for the development of a compound, amifostine, to prevent genomic instability caused by a variety of sources of ionizing […]

PharmacoFore Announces Chief Medical Officer and a VP of IP

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SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — PharmacoFore, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation abuse-resistant prescription drugs, today announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph Stauffer as Chief Medical Officer & VP, Corporate Strategy and Dr. Narinder Banait as VP, Intellectual Property. Dr. Joseph Stauffer – Chief Medical Officer & VP, Corporate Strategy […]

King & Spalding Expands Moscow Office

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  MOSCOW–(Marketwire – Jun 27, 2011) – King & Spalding has expanded its Moscow office with the addition of eight lawyers from Hogan Lovells and White & Case, the firm announced today. King & Spalding opened an office in Moscow — its 17th office worldwide — in May. The arrival of this group brings to […]

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