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PARTEQ Innovations Awarded $50,000 to Build Angel Investor Network

November 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 






The technology transfer office of Queen’s University, PARTEQ Innovations, has received $50,000 from Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario’s to build a local network of “angel” investors. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for FedDev Ontario, made the announcement during a keynote address delivered at the 2011 National Angel Summit today. Kingston’s own […]

Mobile risk management provider nabs $23M

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Mobile risk management (MRM) software provider Fixmo raised a total of $23 million in its third round of funding. Previous investor Paladin Capital Group led the round, which included participation from new investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Horizons Ventures. MRM is emerging within healthcare, including the government, as physicians express their desire to use […]

Importance of Source Code Analysis Grows As Software Patent Litigation Explodes, iRunway Reports

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Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 iRunway, a technology research firm specializing in litigation support and patent portfolio analysis, has reported increased demand for source code analysis as software and Internet patent infringement cases and awards grow at a dramatic pace. Software patent infringement cases appear to be among the fastest-growing types of litigation as […]

Shazam Reacquires Its Audio-Recognition Intellectual Property

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From TechCrunch Mobile music discovery platform Shazam is reacquiring the intellectual property it sold to music royalty outfit Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) back in 2005. At the time, the startup had sold the IP, which involves Shazam’s core audio recognition technology, in order to help fund its development. Given Shazam’s recent growth and expansion into […]

Intelligent Energy appoints James Batchelor as Managing Director, Motive Division

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LOUGHBOROUGH, England, Nov 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Intelligent Energy, the global clean power systems company, has today announced the appointment of James Batchelor as Managing Director, Motive Division. Batchelor brings a wealth of experience, including engineering leadership, business development, sales, technology licensing and partnership-forming responsibilities with large OEMs and their tier-one suppliers. Batchelor joins […]

Korean Govt. to Inject $8.9 Billion(US) in Fostering Intellectual Property

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The Korean government will inject 10.2 trillion won, or 8.9 billion US dollars, over a five year period, into protecting and fostering the nation’s intellectual property. The plan was approved today, during a second meeting, of the Presidential Council on Intellectual Property, presided over by Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik.  Intellectual property, refers to industrial property […]

Hynix Renews Tessera License

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SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Tessera Technologies, Inc. TSRA -0.01% (the “Company”) announced today that Hynix Semiconductor Inc. exercised the renewal option in its March 31, 2005 license agreement with Tessera, Inc. to extend the term of that license to May 22, 2017. “We are pleased to have Hynix, a leading […]

eyeSight gets $4.2m for gesture technology

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Doing ordinary tasks with the swipe of your hand is about to become an even bigger part of everyday life. At least that’s the plan Israeli eyeSight Mobile Technologies has following its latest $4.2 million round of funding, led by IP licensing firm CEVA and Japanese tech investment firm Mitsui & Co Global Investment. The […]

Pozen Inks $75 Million Royalty Deal for Treximet

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Pozen (Nasdaq: POZN  ) has sold the U.S. royalty rights for migraine drug Treximet to Canada’s national pension fund, CPPIB Credit Investments, in a $75 million deal. The terms of the deal give the Chapel Hill, N.C., pharmaceutical company a 20% interest in any royalties received by the pension fund starting April 1, 2018, according to a […]

Rambus loses $4 billion antitrust lawsuit against Micron, Hynix

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Rambus was dealt a major defeat on Wednesday as a San Francisco jury rejected its claims in a $4 billion antitrust lawsuit against Micron Technology and Hynix Semiconductor. The IP licensing company, which has become widely known for its litigious ways, lost more than 60% of its market value following the ruling amid investors’ fears […]

Nationz Technologies Inc. Selects Mixed-Signal IP from S3 Group for Advanced Digital TV SoC

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SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — S3 Group, a world leading provider of mixed-signal semiconductor IP solutions, today announced that Nationz Technologies Inc. has licensed its mixed-signal IP for their Mobile TV SoC. S3 Group delivered a high performance ADC and PLL combination from its portfolio as part of the deal. Nationz […]

Gilead Sciences to Acquire Pharmasset, Inc. for $11 Billion

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FOSTER CITY, Calif. & PRINCETON, N.J., Nov 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — — Leverages Gilead’s Infrastructure and Expertise in Antiviral Drug Development, Manufacturing and Commercialization – Gilead Sciences, Inc. GILD -0.72% and Pharmasset, Inc. VRUS +84.59% announced today that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Gilead will acquire Pharmasset for $137 per […]

Mosaid gets Competition Act approval to be bought by U.S. investor

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OTTAWA – Canadian patent licensor Mosaid Technologies Inc. (TSX:MSD) says it has won Competition Bureau approval for the company’s takeover by a U.S. investor. Mosaid said late Friday “an advance ruling certificate was received from the Commissioner of Competition confirming that the commissioner does not intend to challenge the proposed arrangement under the provisions of […]

IAITAM Appoints Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Increasing International Presence

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CANTON, Ohio (MMD Newswire) November 18, 2011 – – The International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) appointed Glenn R. Wilson, 48, to the position of Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Wilson brings over 20 years intellectual property, information technology law and litigation to IAITAM. In this newly created position, Wilson’s responsibilities will include […]

In terms of tech transfer, Michigan is running up the score on U of I

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The Hawkeyes have beaten the Wolverines three straight years in football, but when it comes to tech transfer, Iowa can’t match up with its Big Ten Conference rival. The University of Michigan filed 122 patents in fiscal 2011, compared with 62 at Iowa. Eleven startups emerged from Michigan, compared with three at the U of […]

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