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Wake Forest Baptist announces $280M settlement over patent dispute

Wake Forest Baptist announces $280M settlement over patent dispute. Kinetic Concepts, Inc., based in San Antonio, will pay retrospective patent royalties in installments through 2017, Baptist officials said in a news release Tuesday. “The income from the settlement will be used to fund major initiatives of strategic importance to the Medical Center,” Baptist officials said […]

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PAID, Inc. Announces Stay of Litigation With eBay

PAID, Inc. today announced that it has agreed with eBay, Inc. to jointly request a stay of the district court litigation that PAID commenced against eBay, pending completion of petitions for covered business method patent review filed by eBay. The parties agree that resolution of certain threshold issues raised in the covered business method petitions will […]

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Jérôme Guillemont awarded within European Inventor Award 2014

The EPO presented the European Inventor Award 2014, last week in Berlin to outstanding inventors or teams, honouring their contribution to social, economic and technological progress. The award ceremony, held at the former Kaiserliches Telegrafenamt (Imperial Telegraph Office) in Germany’s capital, was attended by some 500 guests from the fields of business, science, culture and politics, including German […]

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VRINGO FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST ZTE IN MALAYSIA

Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG), a company engaged in the innovation, development and monetization of intellectual property and mobile technologies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Vringo Infrastructure, Inc., filed a patent infringement lawsuit against ZTE in Malaysia.  Reference:  VRINGO FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST ZTE IN MALAYSIA

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Patent portfolio essential for protection

SOCIAL media companies are increasingly hitting the headlines of the business pages of our papers. As the popularity of platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn has spread over the last ten years or so, analysts and the tech industry have been keen to see how these companies fare. Earlier this month we had another insight […]

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AngioDynamics awarded $74.9M in patent case

AngioDynamics announced Thursday it has been awarded $74.9 million in damages from the firm’s legal case against biolitec AG. The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered the judgment Tuesday. AngioDynamics filed suit against biolitec AG, a German company, after other firms filed patent infringement cases against AngioDynamics related to technology supplied to […]

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Vringo Announces Oral Argument Set For May 6, 2014 For Patent Infringement Case Against Google Before United States Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit

Vringo, Inc. today announced that the appeal of Vringo’s wholly-owned subsidiary I/P Engine, Inc.’s litigation against AOL, Google et al. (Appeal Nos. 13-1307 and 13-1313) will be heard May 6, 2014 at 10:00am Eastern, by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Oral argument of Defendants’ later appeal of the District Court’s award of […]

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Myriad Appeals Adverse Preliminary Injunction Decision

Myriad Genetics filed a Notice of (interlocutory) Appeal with the Federal Circuit.  Myriad is seeking to have the Court review and reverse the District Court’s denial of the company’s preliminary jnjunction motion against Ambry Genetics in its on-going (and now consolidated) lawsuit on several claims from Myriad’s BRCA gene testing patents.  It is unlikely that […]

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Toshiba & Samsung Argue – Technology Evolves, Patent Claims Don't

Judge Steve C. Jones entered a Markman Order (full order here) in the dispute between Synchrome Technology Inc. (“Synchrome”), as plaintiff, and Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (“Toshiba”), and Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.(“Samsung”), as defendants.  The Court construed the disputed terms of U.S. Patent No. 6,304,925 (the ‘925 patent), titled “Method and Apparatus for Allowing Communication Between a Host Computer and At Least […]

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Actavis to settle patent litigation of Daytrana with Noven Pharmaceuticals

Ireland-based specialty pharmaceutical firm Actavis has entered into an agreement with Noven Pharmaceuticals to settle all outstanding patent litigation related to its generic version of Daytrana (Methylphenidate Transdermal System). Daytrana is a CNS stimulant indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. As part of the deal, Noven will grant Actavis a non-exclusive, royalty-bearing […]

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