Patent for Lleida.net electronic contracting

Spanish tech company Lleida.net said the US Patent Office granted its patent request for the registered econtracting product under the name of “Method for Producing Electronic Contracts Certified by a User of a Telecommunications Operator.” Lleida.net said the term of…

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IBM veteran Ehrlich joins TiVo in patent strategy role

TiVo Corporation said IBM veteran Marc Ehrlich joined TiVo as senior vice president of patent strategy. “Marc will manage strategic account intellectual property (IP) strategy and legal teams across TiVo’s IP and patent licensing business,” said TiVo. “He will report directly…


Roche and Ncardia in licensing agreement

Pharma company Roche and stem cell experts Ncardia have reached a broad licensing agreement whereby Roche and its affiliate companies gain access to key disease modeling patents from Ncardia. The financial terms of the agreements were not disclosed. Ncardia was recently…


Orexigen claims ruling on weight loss drug patents

Orexigen Therapeutics said the US District Court for the District of Delaware issued a ruling in favor of Orexigen in the paragraph IV litigation against Actavis Laboratories FL for three patents for weight loss drug Contrave, with exclusivity through 2030. “Orexigen’s…


Wi-LAN subsidiary acquires patent portfolio

Patent licensing company Wi-LAN Inc. said its wholly-owned subsidiary SecureWave Storage Solutions Inc. acquired a portfolio of patents which cover a variety of technologies including improvements to securing data for storage devices such as self-encrypting drives. “These improvements prevent unauthorized…


Qualcomm seeks China iPhone ban in patent war – report

Qualcomm has filed lawsuits in China seeking to ban the sale and manufacture of iPhones in the world’s largest market for smartphones, according to a Bloomberg report. It is the chipmaker’s biggest shot yet at Apple in a long-running legal…


BioDelivery Sciences in patent deal with Teva

BioDelivery Sciences International (BDSI) said it entered into a settlement agreement with Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Actavis Laboratories UT, and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries that resolves BDSI’s previously reported Bunavail patent litigation against Teva pending in the US District Court for the…


Allergan resolves patent litigation with InnoPharma

Pharmaceutical company Allergan said it reached an agreement with InnoPharma Inc. resolving patent litigation regarding six patents covering its dry eye drug Restasis (Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Emulsion) 0.05%. The patents are listed in the Orange Book and expire on August 27, 2024. “As…


Qualcomm to appeal $773m Taiwan fine

Qualcomm said the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) decided that “certain of the company’s business practices are in violation of Taiwanese competition law” and imposed a fine of $773 million. “Qualcomm disagrees with the decision summarized in the TFTC’s press release…


BlackBerry, Blu Products in patent license deal

BlackBerry Limited and mobile device firm Blu Products said they entered into a patent license agreement. “This will result in settlement of all existing patent litigation between the two companies and withdrawal of pending actions in the United States,” said…


Broadcom claims patent court preliminary opinion

US chipmaker Broadcom Limited said the German Federal Patent Court (GFPC) issued a preliminary opinion that all claims of an Invensas Corporation patent asserted against Broadcom in Germany should be null and void. Broadcom said that in May 2016, Invensas…


Qualcomm ‘offers to buy NXP without some patents’

San Diego-based smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered to buy Netherlands-based NXP Semiconductors without some of its patents in an effort to win EU antitrust regulatory approval for the $38 billion acquisition, Reuters reported, citing “two people familiar with the matter.” The NXP…


Nokia to focus on patent, brand and tech licensing

Nokia announced plans to sharpen the focus of Nokia Technologies on digital health while optimizing investments in virtual reality (VR). Nokia Technologies will also focus “on growing brand and technology licensing while leaving its successful patent licensing business untouched.” Nokia…


Qualcomm, General Mobile in patent license deal

Qualcomm and General Mobile announced they entered into a 3G and 4G patent license agreement. Under the terms of this agreement, Qualcomm granted General Mobile a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell 3G and 4G complete devices. “General…


Kate Adams to join Apple as general counsel

Apple announced that Kate Adams, formerly general counsel of Honeywell, will join Apple as general counsel and senior vice president of legal and global security, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and serving on Apple’s executive team. The company also announced…


Omeros settles patent litigation v Par Pharma

Omeros Corporation said it entered into a settlement agreement with Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. and its subsidiary Par Sterile Products, LLC that resolves Omeros’ patent litigation against Par. The litigation concerned Par’s filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) seeking approval…


New trial ordered in cholesterol drug patent case

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals said the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ordered a new trial and vacated the permanent injunction in the dispute concerning Amgen’s asserted patent claims for antibodies targeting PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9). The…


Lilly claims USPTO win on Alimta regimen patent

Eli Lilly said the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) ruled in the company’s favor regarding patentability of the vitamin regimen for Alimta, which used to treat some lung cancers and mesothelioma. “In the…


Medicines Patent Pool licence deal with Gilead

The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announced a licence with Gilead Sciences for bictegravir (BIC), now under review in the United States and the European Union as part of a once-daily, single-tablet HIV regimen. The MPP said the licence allows manufacturers…


Columbia Sportswear wins $3m in Seirus patent case

Columbia Sportswear Company said a jury in the federal district court in San Diego awarded it damages of $3.018 million for Seirus Innovative Accessories’ infringement of one of Columbia’s US design patents in its portfolio of patents concerning its Omni-Heat Reflective…


Two patents for Fantasy Sports Co

Fantasy Sports Co announced it has been issued two software-based utility patents by the US Patent Office that cover the assembly of virtual teams and live scoring. “The patent for invention number 9,744,450 is for the assembly of a Virtual…


Durect, Indivior sign $17.5m patent purchase deal

Biopharmaceutical company Durect Corporation announced a patent purchase agreement with Indivior UK Limited, an affiliate of Indivior plc, whereby Durect has assigned certain of its US patent rights to Indivior. “This assignment may provide further intellectual property protection for RBP-7000,…


TiVo renews IP license deal with Sony

TiVo Corporation said Sony Corporation renewed its multi-year intellectual property (IP) license agreement. The license to TiVo’s patent portfolios covers all of Sony’s worldwide products and services. “This license agreement accentuates the value TiVo’s patent portfolios bring to the fast-growing and…


Finjan files patent suit against Juniper Networks

Cybersecurity company Finjan Holdings said its subsidiary Finjan, Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Juniper Networks in the U.S. Northern District of California. Finjan alleges that Juniper’s products and services infringe eight US Finjan patents. “Finjan is seeking, among other…


Committee probes Allergan patent deal with Tribe

The US House of Representatives’ Committee On Oversight And Government Reform has launched a probe into pharmaceutical giant Allergan’s unusual move of transferring the patents of its blockbuster dry eye drug Restasis to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe in a bid…


Future Farm license for patented cannabis tech

Future Farm Technologies said it signed a license agreement with AR E1, LLC (ARE1) to acquire the exclusive right to use ARE1’s patented technology in the cannabis industry. “Future Farm and ARE1 will work together to merge augmented reality (AR) and…


Wi-LAN in license agreement with Samsung

Quarterhill Inc. said its subsidiary Wi-LAN Inc. entered into a new comprehensive license agreement with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. “This new license agreement expands upon the patent rights previously granted to Samsung in the wireless license agreement announced in 2013,”…


CPI Card pays $750,000 as patent suits resolved

CPI Card Group, a provider of financial and EMV chip card production and related services, said it reached a settlement with Gemalto S.A. to resolve the two patent litigation suits pending in the US District Court for the District of Colorado. “Under…


CPA Global probed for ‘alleged patent overcharging’

International law firm Kobre & Kim and Jersey (UK) law firm Baker & Partners announced on Friday they entered a funding arrangement with litigation financier Bentham IMF “to investigate and possibly sue CPA Global, alleging systematic and widespread overcharging of clients…


Pfizer sues Sun Pharma to block generic Bosulif

Pfizer has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to block generic drug manufacturer Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd from selling a cheaper version of Pfizer’s leukemia drug Bosulif, according to a Reuters report. In a complaint filed on Thursday in the…


Patent for epilepsy blood test

Evogen said the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a patent covering the company’s biomarker-based blood test that can accurately identify epileptic seizures. The patent is owned by the University of Pennsylvania and is exclusively licensed to Evogen. Evogen…


USITC to investigate Sharp-Hisense patent dispute

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) said it voted to investigate certain Wi-Fi enabled electronic devices and their components after Japan’s Sharp Corp accused China’s Hisense Group of infringing its patents. “The products at issue in the investigation are Wi-Fi…


Senators seek probe of patent transfers to tribe

Four US senators have asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to launch an investigation into a deal drugmaker Allergan Plc struck with New York’s Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe to protect some of its patents from generic challenge, according to a letter seen…


Tessera alleges patent infringement by Samsung

Tessera Technologies, Inc. and some of its subsidiaries filed legal proceedings against Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. and certain of its affiliates alleging infringement of 24 patents that cover a wide range of semiconductor processing, bonding, and packaging technologies, as well…


Amgen, AbbVie settlement over Humira biosimilar

Amgen said it reached a global settlement with AbbVie to resolve all pending litigation regarding Amgevita/Amjevita, a biosimilar to AbbVie’s blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira (adalimumab). Humira is by far the world’s top-selling prescription medicine with second-quarter sales of $4.7 billion, putting…


Stanford tops innovation, patent, research ranking

Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University have topped the third annual Reuters Top 100 ranking of the world’s most innovative universities. The Reuters Top 100 aims to identify and rank the educational institutions doing the most to…


IGT in patent cross-licensing deal with Ainsworth

Slot game patent portfolio holder International Game Technology plc said it signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with Ainsworth Game Technology. “As we position Ainsworth for future growth, we are pleased to have reached this cross-licensing agreement with IGT,” said Danny Gladstone, Ainsworth Game…


AT&T extends IP license with TiVo through 2025

TiVo Corporation said it extended its existing intellectual property (IP) license with AT&T, one of the world’s largest pay-TV providers. The companies previously announced a seven-year license renewal at the end of 2015. The extension will provide AT&T with a license…


Michelin files patent infringement suit v Tire Mart

Michelin North America said it filed suit against Tire Mart Inc., doing business as Braven Off-Road, alleging the company infringed a design patent covering the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2. The suit alleges that the Braven Ironside tire model infringes Michelin North…


Dali Wireless licenses patent to Texas Instruments

Dali Wireless Inc said it reached an agreement with Texas Instruments (TI) to license Dali’s patent which covers “digital predistortion technology for power amplifiers in wireless communication systems” for certain purposes. “This announcement follows directly on the resolution of a patent infringement…


GAC joins patent non-aggression network OIN

Open Invention Network (OIN), which calls itself “the largest patent non-aggression community in history” said Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group) joined as a community member. “As owner of China’s fastest-growing auto brand, GAC Group is demonstrating its commitment to open…


Valensa gets patents for FlexPro

Florida-based Valensa International said the US Patent and Trademark Office awarded it two new patents — its 17th and 18th in this area — “locking down” patent protection for the core ingredients related to its FlexPro MD and FlexPro ES dietary formulations. “In clinical…


Two new patents for Implanet

Implanet, a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, said the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted two new patents for its Jazz platform. Implanet said the patents further strengthen its portfolio of 22 patents covering all…


Gillette files patent suit against Edgewell

Procter & Gamble said that through its subsidiary The Gillette Company, LLC, it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the US District Court of Connecticut against Edgewell Personal Care Company and several subsidiaries. “The lawsuit challenges Edgewell’s Hydro Connect 5…


22nd Century says BAT low nicotine license ends

Plant biotechnology company 22nd Century Group, which produces low nicotine tobacco plants, said the 2013 Research License and Commercial Option Agreement between 22nd Century and British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited (BAT) is now finished. “BAT no longer has rights to…


Indivior settles Mylan patent infringement case

Indivior plc said its US subsidiary Indivior Inc — together with Monosol Rx, LLC — entered into a settlement agreement with Mylan resolving patent litigation related to generic versions of Indivior’s opioid addiction treatment Suboxone. Suboxone generates about 80% of Indivior’s…


Network-1 settles patent litigation with Avaya

IP licensing company Network-1 Technologies said it agreed to settle its patent litigation against Avaya, Inc. pending in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division, for infringement of Network-1’s Remote Power Patent. The Remote Power Patent…


3M files infringement suit v Thunder Finish

3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. said they filed a lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin against China-based Thunder Finish Co. Ltd. alleging infringement of patent and trademark rights related to 3M’s PPS technology used in the automotive collision…


Federal Circuit overturns Gilstrap patent venue rules

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a decision by Eastern District of Texas Judge Rodney Gilstrap, finding that he committed an “abuse of discretion” by refusing to transfer a patent lawsuit against Cray Inc. to another court….


Red Hat expands open source patent promise

Red Hat, which distributes the open source computer system known as Linux, announced a significant revision of its Patent Promise. “That promise, originating in 2002, was based on Red Hat’s intention not to enforce its patents against free and open…


$1.1bn deal sees Google gain HTC staff, IP license

Alphabet’s Google and Taiwan’s HTC Corporation announced a definitive agreement under which 2,000 HTC employees – many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones – will join Google. HTC will receive $1.1 billion in cash from…


New patents for Pulmatrix lung drug delivery

Pulmatrix, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing inhaled therapies to address serious pulmonary diseases, said it received two new patents from the US Patent and Trademark Office. “The first new patent expands the potential of Pulmatrix’s technology for delivering drugs…


IGT in patent cross-licensing deal with AGS

International Game Technology (IGT) said it signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with AGS, a designer of gaming products for the casino floor. IGT is the holder of the largest slot game feature patent portfolio in North America. Under the agreement, AGS can offer games including patented features from the…


Most active IPR petitioners, firms, attorneys named

Patent research platform Patexia has named in a new report the top 50 law firms, attorneys and companies that have been most active in the Inter-Partes Review system since it was introduced in 2012. Patexia said its IPR Intelligence Report is…


Revive licenses USC cannabinoid patents

Revive Therapeutics said it entered into a license agreement with the South Carolina Research Foundation (SCRF) under which Revive will acquire an exclusive license from SCRF to develop and commercialize a portfolio of patents based on cannabinoid-based therapeutics, such as…


Seoul Semi files patent suit v Archipelago Lighting

Seoul Semiconductor said that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit, together with its affiliate, Seoul Viosys, against Archipelago Lighting, Inc. in the US District Court for the Central District of California. Seoul said that in its complaint, it alleges that…


Conversant in patent license deal with Toshiba

Conversant Intellectual Property Management announced a semiconductor memory patent license agreement with Toshiba Corporation. Under the agreement, Toshiba receives a license under certain Conversant worldwide patents and patent applications for products including flash memory, MRAM, FeRAM, and other storage-class memory….


Nokia gets decision in LG patent license arbitration

Nokia said the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce issued its award for the binding arbitration between Nokia and LG Electronics. “The companies had previously agreed that this would settle the royalty payment obligations for the…


ContentGuard in licensing deal with Walt Disney

ContentGuard Holdings, a subsidiary of Pendrell Corporation, announced a licensing agreement with The Walt Disney Company. The licensing agreement provides Disney the right to use ContentGuard’s digital rights management (DRM) technology to digitally distribute its motion pictures to theaters around the…


TissueTech gets patents for placental tissue methods

TissueTech Inc. said it was awarded four patents by the US Patent Trademark Office, with two of the patents covering methods of promoting bone formation and the others covering “methods for lyophilizing and sterilizing placental tissue.” TissueTech CEO Amy Tseng…


Senator slams unusual Allergan patent deal with Tribe

US Senator Sherrod Brown said on Friday a deal that pharmaceutical giant Allergan Plc made with a Native-American tribe to shield patents “rips off consumers” and cannot “become the new normal,” Reuters reported. The Ohio Democrat said he will look…


Indivior files patent lawsuits against generic rivals

Indivior plc said its US subsidiary Indivior Inc filed patent lawsuits against Dr. Reddy’s, Actavis, Par, Alvogen, Teva, and Mylan for alleged infringement of a US patent relating to their respective proposed generic versions of Indivior’s Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone)…


iRobot agreement with Micro-Star in patent dispute

iRobot Corp, a provider of consumer robots and maker of the Roomba vacuuming robot, said it reached a confidential agreement with Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. (MSI), a computer and component manufacturer. iRobot  said that as part of the agreement, MSI…


etectRx patent for ingestible electronic tag system

etectRx, Inc., an early stage digital health company, said the US Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent for an “electronic medication compliance monitoring system and associated methods.” It said the patent covers “an ingestible electronic tag system and a…


Patents for machine identity protection firm Venafi

Venafi, a provider of machine identity protection, announced the award of two new patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Venafi’s most recent patents cover innovations in cryptographic key technology and the security of mobile authentication. Venafi said its…


Ultravision, Lighting Technologies settle patent fight

Ultravision International, a manufacturer and distributor of LED displays and LED lighting, and American Lighting Technologies Inc have reached a mutual agreement “to resolve Ultravision v Lighting Technologies and dismiss two patent infringement litigations pending in the U.S. Court for…


BlackBerry and Timex in patent license agreement

BlackBerry Limited and Timex Group announced they have entered into a patent license agreement. “The financial structure of the deal includes on-going royalty payments from Timex to BlackBerry,” said BlackBerry. Additional terms of the agreement are confidential. “This license agreement…


Immersion renews patent license deal with PKG

Immersion Corporation, a developer and licensor of touch feedback technology — also known as haptics — said it renewed a license agreement with PKG, Inc. The agreement provides PKG with access to Immersion’s portfolio of over 2,500 haptic patents for…


Patent for Shoppable’s ‘universal shopping cart’

New York-based e-commerce company Shoppable said it secured a patent award for its “universal shopping cart” technology. It said the patent covers technology “that enables a multi-retailer checkout, also referred to as universal checkout, and effectively serves as the closing…


Intellectual Discovery joins One-Blue licensing program

Licensing firm One-Blue said Intellectual Discovery Co Ltd joined the One-Blue product licensing program as a licensor. One-Blue administers a product license for patents essential to Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc products. Thomas Gabriel, licensing counsel of One-Blue, said: “With…


Michelin North America settles patent lawsuit

Michelin North America, Inc., said it settled its lawsuit against Tire Recappers of Nashville “which focused on design patent infringements for the popular BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 and Michelin LTX M/S2 tires produced by Michelin in the United States.” Michelin said the…


JD.com joins patent non-aggression network OIN

Open Invention Network (OIN), which calls itself “the largest patent non-aggression community in history,” said e-commerce giant JD.com, China’s largest retailer, has joined as a community member. OIN said its community practices patent non-aggression in core Linux and adjacent open…


SSIC earns patent for measuring cyber risk

Cyber risk advisory firm Secure Systems Innovation Corporation (SSIC) said it earned a patent for X-Analytics, its proprietary method for measuring and modeling cyber risk. “The era whereby boards of directors are responsible for cybersecurity oversight has arrived,” said SSIC CEO…


CommScope files patent suit v Comlab

Communication infrastructure company CommScope said it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Comlab, AG, a provider of radio frequency equipment based in Switzerland. “The complaint asserts infringement of two patents related to CommScope innovations for in-train communications systems,” said CommScope. “CommScope had…


Patent for Humanetics cancer radiation drug

Minneapolis-based Humanetics Corporation said it has been awarded a US patent for its new drug, BIO 300, to be used in conjunction with current cancer treatments. “BIO 300 is being developed to improve outcomes for cancer patients receiving radiation treatment…


Conversant joins Via Licensing’s LTE patent pool

Via Licensing said Conversant Wireless Licensing S.à.r.l., a subsidiary of Conversant Intellectual Property Management Inc., joined its LTE (Long Term Evolution) patent pool as a licensor. Conversant Wireless owns and licenses wireless technology patents originally filed by Nokia Corporation. Via…


Garmin to appeal $38m damages patent verdict

GPS technology company Garmin International Inc, a unit of Garmin Ltd, said a jury verdict was reached in a patent lawsuit brought by marine electronics company Navico against Garmin in the Eastern District of Texas. “The jury found that Garmin had…


Allergan transfers patents to Tribe for IPR immunity

Pharmaceutical giant Allergan has taken the unusual step of transferring the patents of its blockbuster dry eye drug Restasis to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe in a bid to gain sovereign immunity from inter partes review (IPR) challenges. Allergan said the Tribe now owns…


Terra Tech patent bid for cannabis rolling papers

Terra Tech Corp, a cannabis-focused agriculture company, said it filed a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for cannabis-infused rolling papers. “The inventive rolling papers, which are expected to launch in 2018, will be the latest addition…


Lenovo joins Via patent pool as licensee and licensor

Via Licensing said personal computer giant Lenovo entered into a multi-year agreement to participate in Via’s Long Term Evolution (LTE) Patent Pool. “Lenovo joins as both a licensee and a licensor of the LTE Patent Pool, which offers licenses to…


llumina files new patent suit v Premaitha Health

Gene sequencing company Illumina, Inc. said it filed a new patent infringement suit against Premaitha Health plc in the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, Patents Court in the United Kingdom. “Illumina is seeking all available remedies, including damages and…


Verizon joins Via Licensing’s LTE patent pool

Via Licensing Corporation said Verizon Communications Inc. has joined the pool of companies participating in Via’s LTE (Long Term Evolution) licensing program. Via said its patent pool provides a “fair, transparent and cost-effective license to all essential LTE and LTE-Advanced…


Vonage granted 19 new patents

Business cloud communications and residential VoIP phone company Vonage said it received 19 new patents granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Vonage said it now has more than 170 US patents “along with many foreign patents and pending applications…


New patent intelligence data tool from Anaqua

IP management and analytics software firm Anaqua announced the release of a new patent intelligence data tool called Forward Examiner Rejections “which enables companies to identify which of their patents are blocking competitors’ new inventions.” The new functionality, available in Anaqua’s Acclaim…


Miami exchange vows to fight Nasdaq complaint

Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH), parent holding company of the MIAX Options Exchange and MIAX PEARL, LLC responded to the filing of a complaint by Nasdaq that it said “generally alleges various claims of patent infringement and trade secret appropriation by…


Trend Micro welcomes patent case legal fees ruling

Security software giant Trend Micro welcomed a ruling at the US District Court of Delaware that the company will be reimbursed part of its legal fees incurred during a recent patent legal dispute. “This unusually positive outcome stemmed from Trend Micro’s earlier victory in…


Aclaris announces patents for hair loss treatment

Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. said the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued two patents “directed to methods related to the use and administration of certain janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors for treating hair loss disorders.” Aclaris said the newly allowed patents are…


Application usage patent for SoftWatch

Application usage analytics firm SoftWatch said the US Patent and Trademark Office issued the company a patent protecting its method of “analyzing application usage and segmenting of end users based on application usage patterns.” SoftWatch said the patent covers a “machine implemented…


IGT, Scientific Games in patent cross-licensing deal

International Game Technology (IGT) and Scientific Games Corporation, holders of the two largest slot game feature patent portfolios in North America, announced they had signed a patent cross-licensing agreement. Under the agreement, Scientific Games and IGT will be able to offer…


Conversant in patent license deal with SK hynix

Conversant Intellectual Property Management Inc. announced a semiconductor patent license agreement with SK hynix Inc. SK hynix produces semiconductors such as DRAM and NAND flash and System IC, including CMOS Image Sensors. Under the agreement, SK hynix receives a license…


Digital data patent for Transparency Life Sciences

Transparency Life Sciences (TLS), an all-digital clinical development services company, announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent covering key aspects of the company’s “integrated approach combining data transparency, crowdsourced clinical protocol design and digital patient data…


Chamberlain claims win in garage door patent case

Chamberlain Group said a unanimous Federal jury in the District Court in Chicago found in favor of Chamberlain in the assertion of patents against Hong Kong-based Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd (TTI), the parent company to brands such as Ryobi, Milwaukee,…