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Will Amazon Buy Palm for Its Patents?

September 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

From New York Times “To protect Fire, will Amazon buy Palm? Shares of Amazon fell about 2 percent in the first hour of trading on Friday, amid speculation that the online retailer might be angling to buy Palm, the fallen mobile device business that Hewlett-Packard bought last year for $1.2 billion. Palm, purchased last April, […]

Analyst: Microsoft gets $444M annually from Android licenses

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

“Microsoft will rake in $444 million in revenue in 2012 from its patent-licensing agreements with Android device makers, according to Goldman Sachs analysts. A day after Microsoft announced its latest agreement Samsung — the No. 1 smartphone maker in the U.S. — Goldman Sachs estimates the Redmond giant is getting $3 to $6 per Android […]

Energy Department Finalizes $737 Million Loan

September 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

September 28, 2011 – 12:32pm  Washington D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the Department finalized a $737 million loan guarantee to Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC to develop the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project.  The solar project, sponsored by SolarReserve, LLC, is a 110 megawatt concentrating solar power tower generating facility with molten […]

Intellectual property agencies sign MOU

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SINGAPORE: The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a framework for collaboration. It sets up a joint dispute resolution procedure to facilitate the mediation of intellectual property disputes filed with IPOS. The MOU was signed by the Chief Executive […]

Kilpatrick Townsend Named a Leading Law Firm by Chief Executive Magazine

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Atlanta – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that it was named a leading law firm in Intellectual Property, Employment and Labor Law, and Corporate Law by Chief Executive Magazine. Firms were selected to the publication’s inaugural guide to Leading Law Firms based on their experience and reputation. The guide is featured in the September/October […]

IU, Crane sign educational partnership

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CRANE, Ind. — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie announced this morning (Sept. 28) that IU has formalized an educational partnership with Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane). The partnership, made official during a signing ceremony at Crane, is expected to result in a wide range of collaborative efforts in several key areas, including […]

East Texas Tech Company Acquires Foundational Cloud Computing Patents

September 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Tyler, TX (PRWEB) September 28, 2011 Kinetech Inc. a subsidiary of Brilliant Digital Entertainment (BDE) and PersonalWeb Technologies, LLC (PersonalWeb) today announced the recent completion of an asset contribution that provided BDE with majority ownership of PersonalWeb to combine the technology, software development and intellectual property strengths of both companies. As part of the transaction, […]

Microsoft and Samsung extend IP and cross-licensing partnership

September 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

REDMOND, Wash — Sept. 28, 2011 — Microsoft announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., to cross-license the patent portfolios of both companies, providing broad coverage for each company’s products. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will receive royalties for Samsung’s mobile phones and tablets running the […]

Borders, B&N get court’s OK on $14 million IP sale

September 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(Reuters) – A bankruptcy judge gave Borders Group Inc (BGPIQ.PK) the go-ahead to sell its customer information to former rival Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N) after both sides addressed concerns about customer privacy. Judge Martin Glenn approved the $13.9 million deal on Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan, four days after halting the booksellers’ […]

Motorola Deal Buys Google Patent Protection: Schmidt

September 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Google‘s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility gives the Internet search company patent protection while putting it squarely into the smartphone hardware business, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt told CNBC Monday. But the acquisition won’t affect how Google does business with the other phone makers that use its Android operating system, including HTC  he added.   […]

Hood Receives $200K Federal Grant

September 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

JACKSON, Miss. — The Attorney General’s Office has received a $200,000 grant to continue investigations into trafficking in counterfeit merchandise.The grant will be available in 2012 for the attorney general’s “Operation Knock Out Knock-Offs” program, a multi-tiered effort combining education, investigative work and agency partnerships to discourage and combat intellectual property crime.The grant from the […]

Toshiba Launches Wireless LSI

September 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced it will launch a wireless LSI compliant with the TransferJet™ standard for close proximity wireless transfer technology. Samples will start shipping at the end of January […]

P&G Signs a Master Collaboration Agreement

September 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

JERUSALEM, Sep 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest fast moving consumer goods company, signed a master collaboration agreement with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem through Yissum, its technology transfer office. “This collaboration agreement is the first of its kind for P&G in Israel and an important next step that follows […]

Portland Oregon lands $2.1M for cleantech initiative from White House

September 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Portland region on Thursday won $2.1 million of the $37 million made available by the White House and multiple federal agencies through the Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge announced in May. The city of Portland’s Portland Development Commission, Worksystems Inc. and the Oregon Microenterprise Network will share the money and cooperate on what’s being […]

Wistron Corporation and Intellectual Ventures Sign License Agreement

September 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

TAIPEI, Taiwan and BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Wistron Corporation and Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today that they entered into a license agreement. The deal provides Wistron with access to IV’s extensive patent portfolio of more than 35,000 IP assets, and also provides them membership in IV’s IP-for-Defense program. Wistron is […]

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