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Microsoft and Pegatron Corp. Sign Patent Agreement Covering Android- and Chrome-Based Devices

April 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

REDMOND, Wash. — April 25, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. and Pegatron Corp. have signed a patent agreement that provides coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for a broad array of Pegatron products including eReaders, smartphones and tablets running the Android or Chrome platforms. Although the contents of the agreement have not been disclosed, the parties indicate […]

TDI Licenses PBI’s Pressure Cycling Tech for Cancer Biomarker Diagnostic Services

April 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Pressure BioSciences (PBI) and Target Discovery (TDI) expanded an existing alliance and collaboration in order to give TDI rights to use PBI’s pressure cycling technology (PCT) platform for its planned commercial diagnostic service offerings. The PCT platform has to date only been available for research use. TDI’s initial focus will be on developing diagnostic assays […]

NVIDIA Licenses Integrated, Overvoltage-Tolerant I/O and ESD Technology from Sofics(R) and ICsense

April 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GISTEL & LEUVEN, Belgium, Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Sofics(R) bvba ( ) of Gistel, a leading provider of ESD solutions for ICs, and ICsense ( ) of Leuven, a prominent designer of analog, mixed-signal, and high-voltage ICs and turnkey ASICs, today announced that NVIDIA has licensed their integrated ESD and I/O […]

IntegenX Inc acquires DNA Consumable Portfolio from GE Healthcare

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PLEASANTON, Calif., Apr 23, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — IntegenX Inc., a privately held company that is a leader in the emerging field of rapid human DNA identification, today announced that it has acquired SV Corp, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences. IntegenX will leverage SV Corp’s products and intellectual property assets to expand […]

Timex Group USA, Inc. Reaches Settlement with Advance Watch Company, Ltd

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MIDDLEBURY, Conn., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Timex Group USA, Inc. today announced that an out-of-court settlement was reached in the patent infringement suit brought against Advance Watch Company, Ltd in 2008 which alleged infringement against the Timex Ironman® Sleek line of watches. “Timex invests significantly in intellectual property and new product development,” […]

Facebook, Microsoft sign $550 million patent deal

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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Facebook Inc. and Microsoft Corp have signed a deal Monday in which the social-networking firm will have the right to buy some of the patents the software giant will acquire from AOL Inc. Facebook  will pay $550 million in cash in the agreement announced by the two companies. Shares of Microsoft […]

AOL secures $1.1 Billion from MSFT for 800 patents: stock soars

April 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

“It looks like investors are ecstatic about the news that AOL has sold 800 patents to Microsoft for $1.056 billion. AOL (which owns TechCrunch) made the announcement this morning, and as of 12:45pm Eastern, its stock was trading at $26.76 per share. That’s a 45 percent increase from Friday’s closing price, and the highest that […]

Hallowell Heat Pump Patent Portfolio Sale to be Managed by Hilco Streambank

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NEEDHAM, Mass., Apr 02, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Hilco Streambank has been retained by Northeast Bank, a secured lender to Hallowell International, LLC, to market a portfolio of patents related to boosted compression heat pump technology. These patents have been commercialized by Hallowell as an all-climate, energy-efficient heating and cooling system heat pump that can […]

Energy Telecom, Inc. Brings Its Patent Portfolio to the Attention of Companies Interested in Telecommunication Eyewear

April 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Apr 2, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Energy Telecom today enriched its value proposition by informing global entertainment and communication companies showing interest in music, voice communication and gaming eyewear, of Energy’s US and International patent portfolio. Future eyewear may provide features covered by claims in Energy allowed and issued patents, such […]

Rambus Signs License Agreement with Fern Howard to Develop LED Lighting Products

April 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & ALTON, England, Apr 02, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Rambus Inc. one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies, today announced it has signed a license agreement with Fern Howard, a market-leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting. This agreement enables Fern Howard to sell advanced lighting products based on Rambus lighting solutions incorporating […]

Renesas Purchases Fast Logic™ Portfolio License

April 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Alliacense announced today that Renesas Electronics Corporation has purchased a Fast Logic™ Portfolio license from The TPL Group. Renesas Electronics Corporation, headquarted in Japan, is the world’s number one supplier of microcontrollers, and a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions and a broad range of analog and power devices. Renesas joins more […]

InterDigital and Cinterion Extend Term of Patent License Agreement and Include 4G Coverage

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KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Apr 02, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — InterDigital, Inc.  today announced that its patent holding subsidiaries have entered into an amendment to their worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-bearing patent license agreement with Cinterion Wireless Modules GmbH ((eqnx:)Cinterion(eqnx:)). The agreement has been amended to add coverage for the 4G technologies LTE and WiMAX(EQNX::trademark) and to […]

Google proposes Android revenue in Oracle patent dispute

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

From Reuters: March 28 (Reuters) – “Google proposed to pay Oracle a percentage of Android revenue if Oracle could prove patent infringement of the mobile operating technology at an upcoming trial, but Oracle rebuffed the offer as too low, according to a court filing late on Tuesday. Oracle Corp sued Google Inc in 2010, claiming […]

VIZIO Licenses Digital TV Patent Portfolio to Westinghouse Digital, LLC

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

From Yahoo! Finance: IRVINE, Calif., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — “VIZIO announced that Westinghouse Digital, LLC has become a licensee under VIZIO’s QAM patent portfolio by virtue of a cross-license between the two companies.  VIZIO, a leader in the American LCD HDTV market, owns a substantial worldwide patent portfolio directed to digital television technology.  The […]