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Barner Joins Cummins as Vice President — General Counsel

January 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

COLUMBUS, Ind., Jan 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Cummins Inc. CMI +0.05% announced today that Sharon R. Barner, formerly a top official in the U.S. Department of Commerce and a leading expert on intellectual property, has joined the Company as its Vice President — General Counsel. Barner served as Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for […]

Attorney James “Jim” Strawn Joins Burleson LLP As Of Counsel

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PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Burleson LLP announced today that James “Jim” Strawn, who has more than three decades of experience as an oil and gas attorney, has joined the energy law firm’s Pittsburgh location as Of Counsel. Although based in Pennsylvania, Strawn’s practice is national and is focused on all areas […]

Principal Tech Announces Sub-License With CEFCO Global Clean Energy

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PLANO, Texas, Jan 27, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Principal Technology, Inc., a Texas Corporation (“PTI”), announced today that it has entered into a sub-license agreement with CEFCO Global Clean Energy, LLC, a Texas limited liability company (“CGCE”), for the use and sub-license rights of the CEFCO Process – Sulfur Recovery System (CEFCO SRS). Pursuant […]

Rosetta Announces $1.75 Million Debt Financing and Potential $1.25 Million Licensing Transaction

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PHILADELPHIA, PA and REHOVOT, ISRAEL, Jan 27, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Rosetta Genomics, Ltd. (“Rosetta”) ROSG -0.02% , a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, today announced it has sold an aggregate of $1.75 million in senior secured debentures in a private placement transaction with an accredited investor, and Rosetta has also […]

Winston & Strawn Expands Global IP Litigation Practice

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NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Winston & Strawn LLP announced today that it has expanded its global intellectual property litigation group and regional capabilities in two major metropolitan markets with the addition of Michael J. Scheer as a partner in its New York and Los Angeles offices. He […]

Kappa Books Publishers Acquires Business/IP of Modern Publishing

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FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 27, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Kappa Books Publishers, LLC (“Kappa Books”) announced today it has reached an agreement to acquire the business, intellectual property and other assets of Modern Publishing, a division of Unisystems, Inc. (“Modern”), a New York-based mass market publisher of children’s coloring and activity books. The transaction closed on […]

Tessera Names Edmundo Ruiz Chief Administrative Officer

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SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tessera Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSRA) (the “Company”) announced today that it has named Edmundo Ruiz executive vice president and chief administrative officer. Ruiz will report to Robert A. Young, the Company’s president and chief executive officer, and will be responsible for all corporate administrative functions including IT, Human Resources, Facilities and Real […]

How Should Facebook Use $10 Billion in IPO Cash? Patents

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Facebook Inc.’s cash box is about to get a lot heavier. The social-networking company’s planned initial public offering of shares won’t just create a new stock-market heavyweight. The IPO also will infuse Facebook with as much as $10 billion in cash, creating the fascinating challenge of what to do with all that money. Let’s consider […]

OTI Receives an Initial $6.9 Million Contract

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ISELIN, N.J., Jan 30, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — On Track Innovations Ltd. (“OTI”) OTIV +13.79% today announced that the Ministry of Public Security of Panama has awarded OTI with a contract for the supply, design, installation and integration of systems to monitor and improve immigration verification processes and overall immigration flow. OTI expects to […]

Crowell & Moring’s IP Litigation Practice Expands on Both Coasts with Four Pharmaceutical Attorneys

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the addition of four attorneys to the firm’s Intellectual Property Group to grow its work in the generic pharmaceutical patent arena. The team includes partner Mark T. Jansen of San Francisco and partner Cedric C.Y. Tan, senior counsel Neil […]

Intel Buys $120 Million in patents and video codecs from Real Networks

January 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

From TechCrunch: Intel is to buy “a significant number” of patents (approximately 190 patents and 170 patent applications) and video codec software from RealNetworks for a purchase price of $120 million. Under the terms of the deal, RealNetworks says it retains certain rights to continue to use the patents in current and future products. Says […]

Apple’s $100 Million Patent Fight Yields Small Rewards

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Apple is spending millions of dollars filing patent claims against Android phone makers, but its few wins in a handful of cases question whether the lawsuits are a wise investment. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company spent a reported $100 million on just its first set of claims against HTC, according to lawyers, and likely will spend […]

Saul Ewing LLP Names Two Partners To Firm’s Executive Committee

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Gary B. Eidelman and Deborah L. Spranger, partners and Vice Chairs of the Business and Finance Practice in Saul Ewing’s Baltimore, MD and Chesterbrook, PA offices respectively, have been elected to the Firm’s Executive Committee, effective immediately. The seven-attorney committee serves as the firm’s managing body; they will each serve a five-year term. Eidelman has […]

Kelora Systems, LLC and Exclusively Home Enter Patent Licensing Agreement

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Fremont, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2012 Kelora Systems, LLC, and Exclusively Home announced today that they have entered into a patent licensing agreement. Under the terms of this agreement, Kelora granted Exclusively Home a limited license to use the search engine technology covered by U.S. Patent Number 6,275,821 (“Method and System for Executing a Guided […]

MMFX Inks Technology License and Supply Agreements with Cascade Steel

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IRVINE, Calif.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–With demand growing for its patented corrosion-resistant, high-strength steel technology, Irvine, California-based MMFX Technologies Corporation has entered into two long-term strategic agreements with its manufacturing partner, Cascade Steel Rolling Mills of McMinnville, Oregon (a wholly owned subsidiary of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.; NASDAQ:SCHN). The combination of the Technology License Agreement and […]

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