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Sony to absorb mobile venture with Ericsson in $1.5 billion deal

October 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

LOS ANGELES – In the latest sign that smartphones are replacing simpler cellphones, Swedish device maker Ericsson is getting out of the business it helped to foster a decade ago. Japanese electronics giant Sony Corp. will pay Ericsson about $1.5 billion for its half of the Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications joint venture, which makes a […]

Amarantus BioSciences Appoints Gerald Commissiong President & CEO

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. AMBS +30.00% , a biotechnology company developing MANF, a first-in-class disease–modifying therapeutic protein that mitigates an underlying cause of cell death known as apoptosis and is currently in development for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, today announced that Mr. Gerald Commissiong has been appointed […]

CRA IP Investment Executive Peter Hardigan Joins IP Navigation Group as VP

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DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– IP Navigation Group, LLC (IPNav) has named Peter J. Hardigan as Vice President. Mr. Hardigan was previously a Principal in the Intellectual Property (IP) Practice of Charles River Associates in New York, where he ran the firm’s IP Transactions business in North America and Europe. At CRA, Mr. Hardigan acted as an IP […]

Biotech firm acquired in deal

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Immunologix, a Charleston-grown biotechnology firm with ties to the Medical University of South Carolina, has been acquired by a larger Virginia science business. Founded by a graduate of MUSC’s doctoral program who licensed a university patent, Immunologix now is part of Intrexon’s California-based protein production division. Financial terms of the deal, which was announced this […]

Tech recognizes faculty members for inventions, innovations

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Faculty and researchers from Louisiana Tech University were honored recently at the 2011 Inventors’ Recognition Event for technologies they have patented, licensed, submitted applications for patents and first-time inventors. The event was hosted by Louisiana Tech’s Office of Intellectual Property and Commercialization and the Louisiana Tech University Research Foundation. Faculty recognized represented Louisiana Tech’s College […]

Coffee company to open $180M plant in Isle of Wight, hire 800

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ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY The smell of money freshened Friday from a paper-pulping stench to the earthy aroma of roasting coffee. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. plans to spend $180 million to set up a production and distribution center outside Windsor and create as many as 800 jobs there in the next five years, Gov. […]

Waldoboro attorney participates in business showcase

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Waldoboro — Andrew J. Zulieve, Waldoboro-based attorney participated in the Waldoboro Business Association’s 7th annual Business-to-Business showcase on Oct. 19 at the Medomak Valley Middle School in Waldoboro. Zulieve’s practice focuses on intellectual property matters, including, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets, business law and commercial and residential real estate. Zulieve and his wife, Holly, have […]

Sterling Partners Agrees to Acquire MOSAID Tech for US $593 M

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Sterling Partners Agrees to Acquire MOSAID Technologies for $46 per Share MOSAID Board Recommends Rejection of Wi-LAN’s Amended Offer OTTAWA, Ontario – Oct 27, 2011 – MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX:MSD) announced today that it has entered into an arrangement agreement (the “Arrangement Agreement”) with Sterling Partners pursuant to which Sterling will acquire all the outstanding […]

Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP Expands IP Practice Group

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP announced the  addition of three registered patent attorneys to the Firm’s Entertainment & Intellectual Property Practice Group — Mark Mizrahi, Bruce Jagger and Lance Pritikin. All three attorneys reside in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. Mark Mizrahi, who joins the Firm […]

LG U+ Signs Licensing Agreement with Spirit DSP for Mobile VoIP and Video Engine

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Oct 27, 2011 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) — Spirit DSP, a voice and video over IP engines provider, announced that LG U+, a South Korean mobile and telecommunications service provider (formerly known as LG Telecom) has licensed Spirit’s TeamSpirit Voice&Video Engine Mobile to power HD-quality VoIP and video-calling on mobile devices. According to a release, […]

Mojo Ventures, Inc. Appoints Beverage Industry Veteran Glenn Simpson as CEO and President

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NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Mojo Ventures, Inc., (OTCBB: MOJO) (“Mojo” or the “Company”) today announced that it has named Glenn Simpson as Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Simpson, a beverage industry veteran with over nine years of experience, joins Mojo following the company’s completion of its recently announced corporate restructuring. The […]

Sucampo Appoints Cary J. Claiborne as Chief Financial Officer

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BETHESDA, Md., Oct 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. SCMP -0.22% (SPI) today announced the appointment of Cary J. Claiborne as SPI’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately, reporting to Ryuji Ueno, M.D., Ph.D., Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and James J. Egan, Chief Operating Officer, of SPI. Mr. Claiborne has […]

Lilly Foundation Commits US $30 Million to The Lilly MDR-TB Partnership

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LILLE, France, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —  The Eli Lilly and Company Foundation has committed US $30 million in funding to further support The Lilly MDR-TB Partnership in its fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis – a disease that disproportionately affects developing countries and kills more than 150,000 people each year. The announcement was made ahead of […]

Microsoft and Compal Electronics Sign Patent Agreement

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Microsoft Corp. and Compal Electronics, Inc. have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for Compal’s tablets, mobile phones, e-readers and other consumer devices running the Android or Chrome Platform. Although the contents of the agreement have not been disclosed, the parties indicate that Microsoft will receive royalties from Compal […]

e.Digital Announces License and Settlement Agreements With Coby & DXG

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SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct 26, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — e.Digital Corporation EDIG +14.29% , a leading innovator of dedicated portable entertainment systems and patented flash memory-related technology, announced today that it has entered into license and settlement agreements with Coby Electronics Corporation and DXG Technology (U.S.A.), Inc. Under the terms of the confidential agreements, […]

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