Tech, Auto Companies Form Nonprofit to Disarm Patent Trolls

Tech, Auto Companies Form Nonprofit to Disarm Patent Trolls To safeguard companies from so-called patent trolls, the nonprofit License of Transfer (LOT) Network automatically cross-licenses patents to all members to prevent them from being sued. Members pay fees based on their reven ....


8th edition of Global Intellectual Property Convention.

8th edition of Global Intellectual Property Convention. Date: 07 - 09 January 2016 Location: New Delhi  Website: https://www.iprconference.com/ Global IP Convention, GIPC, is an annual meeting platform for Board level IP managers, IP regulators and p ....


Ames and Hera Systems Execute Licensing Agreement

  Ames and Hera Systems Execute Licensing Agreement   NASA's Ames Research Center and Hera Systems reached a licensing agreement on two pending patents for the Cost Optimized Test of Spacecraft Avionics and Technologies (COTSAT) spacecraft. COTSAT is a rapid-pr ....


Neometals Signs Global Deal for Titanium Dioxide Technology

  Neometals Signs Global Deal for Titanium Dioxide Technology   Australian mining company Neometals signed a licensing deal for the exclusive global rights to a proprietary hydrometallurgical technology that assists in the low-cost production of titanium dioxide. T ....


Beyond Hybrid Licenses – Strategies for Post Patent Expiration Payments

Beyond Hybrid Licenses – Strategies for Post Patent Expiration Payments   By Gillian M. Fenton, Esq., CLP, Managing Director of Fenton IP Solutions LLP A Report from the LES 2015 Annual Meeting The 50th anniversary meeting of the Licensing Executives Societ ....


LES Foundation’s Annual International Graduate Student Business Plan Competition is Underway

LES Foundation’s Annual International Graduate Student Business Plan Competition is Underway   This competition attracts post-doctoral scholars and MS/ MBA/ MD/ JD/ PhD students from around the world to submit a business plan with a core intellectual property componen ....


Google and SAP Enter Patent Licensing Agreement

Google and SAP Enter Patent Licensing Agreement   Google and software company SAP have entered into a five-year patent cross-licensing agreement that will cover both companies' existing patents, as well as those filed over the course of the next five years. The agreemen ....


Ford Allows Automakers to Use Its Test Driving Technology

Ford Allows Automakers to Use Its Test Driving Technology   Ford is now licensing its robotic test driving technology to other automakers. Ford worked closely with Autonomous Solutions (ASI) to further develop ASI's software and components designed to enable the autonom ....


Wellspring and Deep Web Technologies jointly develop search tool for tech scouting

  Wellspring and Deep Web Technologies jointly develop search tool for tech scouting By David Schwartz Published: September 30th, 2015 Wellspring, a leader in technology transfer information systems, and Deep Web Technologies (DWT), a company specializing in next-generation federated sea ....


USPTO unveils new and improved patent search tool

  USPTO unveils new and improved patent search tool By David Schwartz Published: September 30th, 2015 The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently debuted a web-based patent search tool that could help shed light on how inventions impact the economy, and could also help TTOs dig ....


This Week’s IP and Licensing Basics Course

  This Week’s IP and Licensing Basics Course The one-day IP and Licensing Basics course provides a basic overview of IP and licensing and offers perspectives from both business and legal experts. Topics include an introduction to IP; the basics of IP commercialization and licensing; determ ....


Alcoa and Danieli Join to Commercialize Micromill Technology

   Alcoa and Danieli Join to Commercialize Micromill Technology Alcoa Inc. signed a letter of intent to commercialize its Micromill technology with the Danieli Group. As part of the agreement, Danieli will license Alcoa's intellectual property related to manufacturing advanced Micromill pr ....


Universities Transform Students and Researchers Into Entrepreneurs

  Universities Transform Students and Researchers Into Entrepreneurs In recent years, university technology transfer offices are shifting the focus of trying to license university inventions directly to the private sector to helping faculty and student inventors form startups around the in ....


Technicolor and Sony Form Joint Patent Licensing Program

  Technicolor and Sony Form Joint Patent Licensing Program Technicolor and Sony Corporation have announced the creation of a joint patent licensing program for digital television and computer display monitor technologies. Under the agreement, Technicolor will be the exclusive licensing age ....


Australia's 'Green Whistle' Company Closes $76-Million European Deal

  Australia's 'Green Whistle' Company Closes $76-Million European Deal Medical Developments International, the Australian company behind the "green whistle" pain relief inhaler, finalized an European licensing deal. The deal allows Mundipharma International Corporation to license, develop, ....


AstraZeneca Signs Licensing Deal for Starpharma Drug-Delivery Technology

  AstraZeneca Signs Licensing Deal for Starpharma Drug-Delivery Technology AstraZeneca signed a licensing deal with Australian firm Starpharma to use Starpharma's DEP dendrimer conjugate drug-delivery platform in the development and commercialization of one of AstraZeneca's oncology candid ....


LES-AC Organizes Intellectual Property and Innovation Workshop

In cooperation with the Qatari Ministry of Economy and Commerce LES-AC Organizes Intellectual Property and Innovation Workshop DOHA-------April 2015-------The Intellectual Property and Innovation Workshop held under patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al ....


Public Security Department and Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property Sign Cooperation Agreement

Public Security Department and Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property Sign Cooperation Agreement The director of the Public Security Department (PSD), General Dr. Tawfiq Tawalbeh and the chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), HE Dr. Talal Abu- Ghazaleh signed a memorandum of un ....


GAM and TAG-Org Join Forces to Transform GAM into a Smart Municipality

GAM and TAG-Org Join Forces to Transform GAM into a Smart Municipality   HE Mr. Akel Beltaji, Mayor of Amman stressed  that the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) is working on upgrading the quality of services provided to citizens in order to save efforts and time, and to achieve citizen s ....


The Economic Policy Development Forum Highly Commends ​​the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II to the government on the future of economy

The Economic Policy Development Forum Highly Commends ​​the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II to the government on the future of economy The Presidential Office of the Economic Policy Development Forum observed with great interest the important Royal letter addressed to ....