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AliveCor patent covers wearable device heart data

AliveCor, which specialises in FDA-cleared personal electrocardiogram (EKG) technology, announced the issuance of a US patent which covers the use of data collected from wearable devices as a means of assisting the diagnosis of heart arrhythmias, including those that may…

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VistaGen expands stem cell patent portfolio

VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. said the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued it a patent “related to methods for producing, from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs), hematopoietic precursor stem cells, which are stem cells that give rise to all of the…


CommScope settles Advanced Lightning patent fight

Wireless networks company CommScope said it resolved a dispute with Advanced Lightning Technology, Ltd. relating to CommScope’s stackable hanger patents that are utilized in CommScope’s SnapStak cable hangers. CommScope had alleged that Advanced Lightning Technology was selling stackable hangers that infringe…


Vendavo files patent infringement suit v Price f(x)

Denver-based sales intelligence firm Vendavo said it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Price f(x) in the US District Court for the Northern District of California alleging that Price f(x) infringes on five US patents. Vendavo alleges Price f(x) “has…


Finjan files patent infringement lawsuit v Zscaler

Cybersecurity licensing company Finjan Holdings said that “after more than one year of good faith efforts to resolve a patent dispute with Zscaler, Inc,” its subsidiary Finjan, Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Zscaler in the US Northern District of California….


China drives record patent, trademark, design filings

Filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record highs around the world in 2016 amid soaring demand in China, the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization has reported. Innovators around the world filed 3.1 million patent applications in 2016, up…


Digital Ally ‘to get patent for electroshock weapon’

Digital Ally, which makes video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, said the US Patent Office next week will issue a patent on the company’s “wirelessly conducted and controlled electroshock weapon.” “The company plans to enter the nonlethal…


Kajeet in patent licensing agreements

Kajeet, a provider of safe, mobile student internet connectivity, said it entered into patent licensing agreements for its portfolio of US patents with Family Zone Cyber Safety Limited and Mobile Guardian Limited. Family Zone Cyber Safety is a publicly-traded company…


3M files patent infringement suit against Kerr

3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. said they filed a patent infringement lawsuit in federal district court in Wilmington, Delaware, against Kerr Corporation. “The suit alleges that Kerr Corporation’s SonicFill 2 and Harmonize dental composite materials infringe 3M’s patent rights…


InterDigital, LG Electronics sign patent license deal

InterDigital said its patent licensing subsidiaries signed a multi-year, worldwide, non-exclusive patent license with LG Electronics. “The deal also commits the parties to explore cooperation for projects related to the research and development of video and sensor technology for connected…


Avanci in patent license agreement with BMW

Avanci said BMW Group has become a new licensee of the Avanci patent platform, securing a license to essential patents for cellular standards. Avanci said it signed a patent license agreement with BMW Group “that will to a large extent be…


Celanese files sweetener patent infringement suit

Specialty materials company Celanese Corporation said it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Poland against Falken Trade Polska sp. z o.o. sp.k., a distributor of Acesulfame Potassium (Ace-K), a high-potency sweetener subject to recently granted European Patent No. 2 861 569….


BlackBerry ordered to pay Nokia $137m over patents

BlackBerry Limited said the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration ruled against BlackBerry in a contract dispute with Nokia Corporation. “On April 28, 2016, Nokia filed a Request for Arbitration with the International Chamber of Commerce International Court…


Qualcomm files new patent complaints v Apple

Qualcomm has filed three new patent infringement complaints against Apple — saying there were 16 more of its patents that Apple was using in its iPhones, Reuters reported. The new complaints are just the the latest development in a long-standing patent dispute between…


FIT Biotech granted US patent for treating HIV

FIT Biotech Oy said the US Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent titled “Methods of treating HIV diseases using novel expression vectors.” The patent grants FIT Biotech exclusive rights to exploit its GTU-based DNA vaccines, including FIT-06, for the…


Privakey patent for password-free authentication

Privakey said the US Patent and Trademark Office issued it a patent for innovations in password free authentication. “Technologies that simplify authentication and reduce friction are sweeping financial services and other consumer markets today,” said Privakey. The patent is for “digital identity…


Apple alleges Qualcomm patent infringement -report

Apple has filed a countersuit against Qualcomm alleging that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile phone chips that power a number of Android-based devices infringe on Apple’s patents, the latest development in a long-running dispute, according to a Reuters report. Qualcomm in July…


CellAntenna patent for system of defeating a drone

CellAntenna International said it has been awarded a US patent for “System and Method for Detecting and Defeating a Drone.” “The patent and subsequent invention, represents a major advancement in the search for systems defending against the malicious use of…


Retailers ask court to uphold constitutionality of IPR

The National Retail Federation (NRF) said it has called on the US Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of the inter partes review (IPR) process that allows many “patent troll” disputes to be heard administratively at the US Patent and…


Element Data acquires Auguri assets and patents

Seattle-based Element Data Inc, which harnesses artificial intelligence and machine learning, said it acquired the assets and six patents of Auguri Corporation, a Menlo Park, California company specializing in “emulating the way humans think by focusing on trade-offs and comparisons of…


Wi-LAN firm in patent license agreement with ISSI

Patent licensing company Wi-LAN Inc said its subsidiary Polaris Innovations Limited entered into a patent license agreement with Integrated Silicon Solution Inc (ISSI). The license grants ISSI a term license to certain Polaris patents relating to Dynamic Random Access Memory…


ITC probes Caterpillar patent claims v German firms

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to institute an investigation into allegations that German manufacturers Wirtgen GmbH and Joseph Voegele AG are infringing on patents held by Caterpillar Inc. The USITC said it will investigate “certain road construction machines and…


Ecube Labs files infringement suit v Big Belly Solar

Ecube Labs, a smart solar-powered waste and recycling station provider specializing in data-driven smart waste management and recycling, said it sued Big Belly Solar, Inc. for alleged patent infringement in connection with an ongoing lawsuit in the US District Court…


Illumina claims court victory in patent fight

Gene sequencing company Illumina, Inc. said the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, Patents Court in the United Kingdom “issued a judgment in its favor in the patent infringement suit filed against Premaitha Health plc, et al. and the patent…


Patent for Pluristem skeletal muscle regeneration

Pluristem Therapeutics Inc, a developer of placenta-based cell therapy products, said the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a patent titled “Skeletal muscle regeneration using mesenchymal system cells.” “This key patent, which has already been granted in Europe, Hong Kong…


Anaqua to manage MediaTek global patent portfolio

Boston-based IP management and analytics software firm Anaqua said Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company MediaTek has selected the Anaqua platform to manage its IP activities, including the management of inventions and patents. “This is a significant new partnership that strengthens our presence and…


Patents for Foxwordy enterprise social software

Foxwordy, the private collaboration platform for lawyers, said it received two patents issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office related to its “inventions in enterprise social software, joining a list of several pending patents for the company.” Foxwordy CEO Monica…


Diamond semiconductor patent for AKHAN

Illinois-based diamond semiconductor technology firm AKHAN Semiconductor announced the issuance by the Japan Patent Office of a patent covering “a method for the fabrication of diamond semiconductor materials, core to applications in automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, military, defense, and telecommunications systems,…


BlackBerry in patent sublicense deal with Teletry

UPDATE 2 — BlackBerry Ltd said it entered into a strategic licensing agreement with Teletry, a unit of patent licensing firm Marconi Group, to sublicense a “broad range” of BlackBerry patents to “a majority of global smartphone manufacturers.” Financial terms of…


Consumer Tech Hall of Fame picks Arlene Harris

Arlene Harris, often called “The First Lady of Wireless” for her work as an inventor, patent holder, investor and entrepreneur in the wireless industry has been selected for the 2017 class of the Consumer Technology Association’s Consumer Technology (CT) Hall of…


Elster licenses TransData smart meter patents

TransData, a manufacturer of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and related energy measurement products for electric utilities and industry, said Elster Solutions has licensed TransData’s smart meter patents portfolio. The terms of the agreement are confidential. TransData said its smart meter…


Patent for Avista pedestrian light engine

Lighting company Amerlux said it was granted US patent protection for intellectual property incorporated into its Avista pedestrian light engine. Amerlux said Avista’s IP66 sealed LED optical chamber prevents water intrusion, the main cause of light failure. “In addition, Avista…


Network-1 shares fall 33% after patent verdict

IP licensing company Network-1 Technologies, Inc. said a jury in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division, determined that certain claims of Network-1’s Remote Power Patent are invalid and not infringed by Hewlett-Packard. Shares of Network-1 Technologies fell…


Align files six patent infringement lawsuits v 3Shape

UPDATE 1 — Align Technology, Inc. said it filed six patent infringement lawsuits asserting 26 patents against 3Shape A/S, a Danish corporation, and a related US corporate entity, asserting that 3Shape’s Trios intraoral scanning system and Dental System software infringe Align…


Argentum says USPTO grants IPR on Jublia patent

Argentum Pharmaceuticals LLC said the US Patent & Trademark Office granted Argentum’s petition for inter partes review (IPR) against all patent claims in the first patent listed in the Food & Drug Administration’s Orange Book as covering Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ toenail…


Patent for Senscio’s artificial intelligence framework

Massachusetts-based Senscio Systems said it was granted a US patent for the invention of an artificial intelligence framework that enables people with chronic diseases “to manage their health proactively and independently from home.” Senscio Systems CEO Piali De said: “This AI framework…


Kanban builds Provenance big-data patent platform

New York-based Kanban Solutions LLC said it was chosen by Provenance Asset Group to build and launch a high-speed, globally distributed, big-data patent platform called TrustedPatents. “We turned to Kanban as a partner that would help us design a Web…


AB-Biotics sells AB-Fortis patent to Frutarom

Biotech firm AB-Biotics said it reached an agreement to sell its two-layered iron microencapsulation technology AB-Fortis to Frutarom Industries Ltd — one of the world’s 10 largest companies in the field of flavours and natural specialty fine ingredients. Frutarom licensed…


USITC probes Apple after patent complaint

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) said it voted to institute an investigation into allegations of patent infringement by Apple Inc on certain Apple Mac computers, iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Apple TVs. “The investigation is based on a complaint filed by…


CRISPR Therapeutics hires Tomsicek as CFO

Gene-editing company CRISPR Therapeutics announced the appointment of Michael Tomsicek as its chief financial officer. “Tomsicek is a highly accomplished CFO who brings an extensive array of financial experience to CRISPR, including a background with global public companies in corporate finance, operations…


New patents for Gentag lab-on-a-chip devices

Gentag, Inc. announced the issuance of 30 additional patents in Europe covering wireless lab-on-a-chip (LOC) diagnostic devices. Gentag said it now holds more than 100 patents covering cell-based consumer and medical diagnostics “that are at the apex of personalized medicine,…


Patent for Dynamic Weather’s hail storm data

Dynamic Weather Solutions (DWS), doing business as HailStrike, said the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted DWS a patent for its invention establishing a “System and Method for Inferring Localized Hail Intensity.” Dynamic Weather Solutions CEO Daron Sneed said: “DWS…


Qualcomm rejects $130bn Broadcom takeover bid

UPDATE 2 — Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm on Monday rejected rival Broadcom’s $130 billion takeover bid, saying the offer undervalues Qualcomm. “It is the board’s unanimous belief that Broadcom’s proposal significantly undervalues Qualcomm relative to the company’s leadership position in mobile technology…


BioPorto says USPTO approves NGAL Trauma patent

Denmark-based BioPorto Diagnostics A/S said the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that BioPorto’s NGAL Trauma patent, specifically relating to diagnosing and treating radiation injury, has been approved for issuance. “BioPortos’ issued patents in the US now comprises BioPorto’s…


Vivo signs MoU worth $4bn with Qualcomm

Chinese phone manufacturer Vivo said it signed a memorandum of understanding worth $4 billion with Qualcomm. “The signing of this memorandum of understanding signifies Vivo and Qualcomm’s technical partnership and patent sharing, and will ensure Vivo’s leading position in mobile-related technologies,”…


ERS Genomics, Cellecta deal on CRISPR patents

ERS Genomics Ltd. and Cellecta, Inc. announced a non-exclusive license agreement to provide Cellecta with worldwide access to ERS Genomics’ CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing intellectual property for use in informing research tools and services. ERS Genomics holds rights to the foundational…


Blacklidge says patents upheld at PTAB

Blacklidge Emulsions, a producer and distributor of asphalt products, said the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) ruled in its favor in two Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) proceedings and upheld Blacklidge’s patents…


CRISPR-Cas9 inventors win IP Owners award

Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation (IPOEF) announced that its 44th Inventor of the Year Award will go to the inventors of the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. CRISPR — Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats — allows scientists to identify…


Smart glasses firm Vuzix expands patent portfolio

Vuzix Corporation, a supplier of smart glasses and augmented reality technologies and products, said its patent portfolio has increased by 53% over the last year. It said the number of patents and patents pending increased to 101 from 66 a year…


Perfect Company gets ‘smart kitchen’ patent

Vancouver-based Perfect Company, the developer of connected kitchen products, said it has been issued an additional patent for its “connected culinary scale and recipe app technology.” “… the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued US Patent No. 9,772,217, which…


Veritas seeks patent for cannabis pain treatment

Vancouver-based Veritas Pharma Inc. said its Cannevert Therapeutics Ltd. filed a provisional patent application to US Patent and Trademark Office for use of a specific cannabis strain in neuropathic pain. “Neuropathic pain is a chronic pain associated with tissue and nerve fiber damage…


Patents in play as Digital Ally ‘explores alternatives’

Video surveillance product company Digital Ally, Inc. said it initiated a process to explore a “full range of strategic alternatives to best position the company for the future …” It said those alternatives were ” … including, but not limited to,…


Caris Life Sciences files patent suit v Foundation

Molecular science company Caris Life Sciences said it filed a patent infringement suit against Foundation Medicine, Inc. in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts Boston Division. Caris said it is seeking damages and other relief for Foundation’s “willful…


Noven files patent infringement suit v Alvogen

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. said it filed a lawsuit in the US District Court of Delaware against Alvogen for patent infringement. Noven said Alvogen is seeking approval to market and sell a generic version of its estrogen therapy patch Minivelle (estradiol transdermal system) prior…


Broadcom makes $130bn offer for Qualcomm

Semiconductor device giant Broadcom Limited on Monday announced a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Incorporated for $70 per share in cash and stock. Broadcom said the proposed transaction is valued at $130 billion…


Broadcom ‘mulls $100bn bid for Qualcomm’

Bloomberg News is reporting that chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering a bid of more than $100 billion for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc, which is currently involved in a massive legal battle with Apple. Such a deal, if allowed, would create…


Juniper pays $13.2m in Network-1 patent deal

Network-1 Technologies said it agreed to settle its patent litigation against Juniper Networks pending in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division, for infringement of Network-1’s Remote Power Patent. Juniper was one of  16 original defendants…


Congress calls hearing on tribal patent immunity

A US House of Representatives subcommittee has arranged a hearing for November 7 on the legitimacy of agreements like the one between drugmaker Allergan Plc and a Native American tribe intended to shield patents from inter partes review (IPR). The…


800 electric car charger patents filed in three years

Market intelligence firm Netscribes Inc announced the findings of its report on the electric vehicle (EV) charging technology industry. According to the Netscribes research, nearly 800 patents focused on EV charging were filed between 2014 and 2017, many of them by Qualcomm,…


First ‘blockchain patent sharing alliance’ launched

A number of blockchain enterprises from the United States, Canada and China said they have launched the “Blockchain Patent Sharing Alliance” (BPSA) at Stanford University. The alliance said it aims to facilitate global patent sharing as well as to promote and adopt…


Court invalidates Bayer erectile dysfunction patent

A federal appeals court invalidated a Bayer AG patent on its erectile dysfunction treatment Staxyn, paving the way for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to launch a generic version of the drug, according to a Reuters report. The report said US Court…


Marathon Patent to acquire Global Bit Ventures

IP licensing and management company Marathon Patent Group said it entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire 100% ownership of Global Bit Ventures (GBV), a digital asset technology company that mines cryptocurrencies. The closing of the transaction is subject to…


USITC to probe Samsung after Tessera complaint

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to investigate a complaint by Tessera Advanced Technologies that certain Samsung products infringe Tessera patents. “The products at issue in the investigation are cellular phones, tablets, laptops, notebook computers, and cameras that include wafer-level…


Network-1 gets new patents in content identification

IP licensing company Network-1 Technologies said the US Patent and Trademark Office issued it two new patents. They are US Patent No. 9,805,066 “Methods for Using Extracted Features and Annotations Associated with an Electronic Media Work to Perform an Action”…


Ethismos acquires Euthymics Bioscience IP assets

Ethismos Research Inc, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on addiction and depression,  said it acquired the intellectual property assets of Euthymics Bioscience Inc. “This is comprised of twelve families of patents and patent applications including those underlying amitifadine, a serotonin-preferring…


Lantronix settles patent infringement lawsuit

Lantronix, a provider of secure data access and management products for the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), said it settled the patent infringement lawsuit filed against Jinan USR IOT Technology, Limited. Lantronix said it filed the lawsuit in July 2017 in…


Teva claims win in generic Uceris patent case

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said the US District Court for the District of Delaware ruled in the company’s favor in patent litigation involving Teva’s abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) directed to a generic version of Valeant’s Uceris (budesonide ER) tablets. “At trial…


Apple ‘may drop Qualcomm chips in iPhones, iPads’

Reuters reported that Apple has designed iPhones and iPads that would no longer use chips supplied by Qualcomm, citing “two people familiar with the matter.” Any change could affect iPhones released in the fall of 2018, but Apple could still…


Lithium Exploration agrees to buy battery patents

Lithium Exploration Group Inc. said it entered into a purchase agreement to acquire a series of lithium patents for the retail consumer. “The core US patent being acquired is number 9,444,087, which provides two- and four-pack AA size lithium batteries…


Zighra patent for user-device models

Zighra, the Artificial Intelligence-powered authentication and threat detection company, said it was granted a US patent that enables it “to create highly personalized user-device models to guard against account take-over, social engineering, and automated bot attacks plaguing the connected economy.” Zighra…


Harmonic to pay Avid $6m in patent license deal

Avid Technology, Inc. announced a global patent cross-licensing agreement with Harmonic Inc. — ending its patent infringement litigation against Harmonic “on a mutually acceptable basis without trial.” Under the terms of the settlement, Harmonic will pay $6 million to Avid. Avid…


Lannett in Celgene license deal over Thalomid

Lannett Company, Inc. said it entered into a settlement and license agreement with Celgene Corporation that resolves patent infringement litigation in the US related to Celgene’s Thalomid. “The license agreement permits Lannett to manufacture and market in the U.S. its generic…


Casino Scouts buys Robins/Hepworth patent

Casino Scouts said it bought the Robins/Hepworth patent (USA #8,142, 281) for an undisclosed amount. “The Robins/Hepworth patent provides a foundation for live gambling, enabling activity on a patron’s smart devices while in a casino setting,” said Casino Scouts CEO…


Apple, VW ‘warn EU over patent fee guidelines’

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines that favor Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation, according to a Reuters report. The Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), the companies’ lobbying group, voiced their concerns in a letter…


Mylan claims UK court ruling on Teva patent

Mylan N.V. said the UK’s High Court of Justice issued a decision in favor of Mylan and its European partner Synthon “finding all claims of Teva’s patent EP (UK) 2 949 335 (EP 335) relating to Copaxone 40 mg/mL invalid…


AMS, Organogenesis in patent out-licensing deal

Surgical and wound care company Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc (AMS) and regenerative medicine firm Organogenesis Inc. said they entered an out-licensing agreement on a US patent for a collagen-based wound dressing containing Polyhexamethylene Biguanide (PHMB). Under terms of the…


TiVo renews IP agreements with Liberty Global

TiVo Corporation said that TV and broadband giant Liberty Global renewed its existing product agreements and signed a multi-year extension to its intellectual property (IP) license. The extension provides Liberty Global with expanded access to TiVo’s patent portfolios and covers all Liberty…


Perrigo patent settlement for generic Onexton Gel

Perrigo Company plc said it settled the Hatch-Waxman litigation relating to Onexton Gel brought by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC and Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc. Details of the settlement are confidential. “Onexton Gel (clindamycin phosphate 1.2% and benzoyl peroxide 3.75%) is a…


I-MAK challenges Gilead patents on hepatitis C drug

Consumer group Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK) has urged the US Patent and Trademark Office to cancel patents owned by Gilead Sciences Inc on its blockbuster hepatitis C drug Sovaldi. I-MAK wants to help bring cheaper generic versions of…


Shaving cartridge patent probe after Gillette petition

The US International Trade Commission ( USITC) said on Wednesday it voted to open a patent infringement investigation into shaving cartridges and related parts and products after a complaint from Gillette Co. “The products at issue in the investigation are…


Marathon Patent regains Nasdaq listing compliance

IP licensing firm Marathon Patent Group, Inc. said it received written confirmation from Nasdaq that it has regained compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(b)(1) “which requires companies listed on The Nasdaq Capital Market to maintain stockholders’ equity of at least $2.5…


Sanofi files patent infringement suit v Mylan

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi said it filed a patent infringement suit against Mylan in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. Sanofi alleges infringement of 18 patents in its suit. “The suit was triggered by notifications received…


Patents for iris authentication company EyeLock

Iris-based identity authentication company EyeLock LLC, a subsidiary of Voxx International Corporation, said the US Patent and Trademark Office issued it three new patents, making a total of 54 patents granted to the company to date. The new patents cover technology innovations for…


Canon joins patent non-aggression community OIN

Open Invention Network (OIN), which calls itself “the largest patent non-aggression community in history” said Canon has joined OIN as a community member. OIN’s community practices patent non-aggression in core Linux and adjacent open source technologies by cross-licensing Linux System patents…


Samsung welcomes new trial in Apple patent fight

Samsung has welcomed the decision by a judge to order a new trial to determine how much it should pay Apple for copying the look of the iPhone. Reuters reported that US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, issued her order…


Nuance says it filed patent suit against M*Modal​

Nuance Communications said it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the US Federal District Court of Delaware against M*Modal. “The lawsuit alleges that M*Modal products violate six Nuance patents related to speech recognition, computer-assisted physician documentation and transcription technology applied…


Stingray announces IPR of Music Choice patents

Media and music firm Stingray said the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) granted its requests and initiated inter partes review (IPR) proceedings against four patents owned by Music Choice. Stingray said a ruling on its request for an…


Eight new patents for FICO

Analytic software firm FICO said it was awarded eight new patents related to its “decision management platform, fraud detection and other areas.” Three of the new patents relate to technologies developed for the FICO Decision Management Suite, FICO’s integrated platform…


Patent for BrainStorm’s technology for Parkinson’s

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, a developer of adult stem cell therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, said it received notice of allowance from the US Patent Office for a patent application titled “Isolated cells and populations comprising same for the treatment of CNS…


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…


Eastern Texas patent complaints down 50%

A new litigation analysis report released by Bloomberg Law examined intellectual property litigation trends in the third quarter of 2017 and found that patent infringement complaints filed in the Eastern District of Texas were down more than 50% compared to…


Via forms defensive aggregation patent bank

Via Licensing Corporation announced the creation of a defensive patent bank, a wholly-owned entity “that provides a defensive aggregation solution” in connection with the company’s Long Term Evolution (LTE) patent pool offering. “Creating a defensive patent bank to support the…