Zadara Storage Gets Patent Award
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Patent for its technology. The company said that it received US Patent 8,819,230 for a Virtual Private Storage Array service for cloud servers. The company was represented by Patent Law Group LLP in the patent filing. zadara cloud storage enterprise patent intellectual property legal uspto READ MORE>>.
Jacobs Buys Technology, Patents From Bayer AG
AUGUST 31, 2016
Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group said this morning that it has acquired the patent rights to a process for removing sulfuric acid from gases from Bayer AG. jacobs bayer sulfuric acid merger acquisition technology patent process chemicalsFinancial terms of the technology buy were not announced. READ MORE>>.
Covario Scores SEO Patent
JANUARY 28, 2011
San Diego-based Covario , the search engine optimization and search engine marketing software firm headed by Russ Mann, revealed this week that it has secured its first patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The firm said the patent covers technology used in its SEO Audit Score System. The patent number is 7,877,392.
Lytx Trumpets New Patents
APRIL 9, 2014
According to the company, the new patents and applications brings it to a total of 20 issued patents, and 32 patents pending.
Novatel Wireless Gets Wifi Hotspot Patent
JULY 9, 2012
San Diego-based Novatel Wireless , the maker of the MiFi mobile hotspot products, reported this morning that it has gained a patent covering that product and its other products. Patent No. The patent filing shows that the patent was awarded to Slim S. patents and 58 filed U.S> patent applications.
NewEgg Wins Patent Suit
OCTOBER 17, 2011
Alcatel-Lucent had filed suit in Texas over three patents, and had been lining up settlements from e-commerce retailers of its patents.
RFaxis Gets Patents
JANUARY 26, 2012
Irvine-based RFaxis , the semiconductor startup headed by Mike Neshat, reported Thursday that the firm has just received four patents for its technology. The firm said it now has had more than 30 patents filed for its architecture of its RF, front-end integrated circuits. The firm did not details the patents, however, the U.S.
Verdezyne Gains Patent
JANUARY 17, 2012
Carlsbad-based Verdezyne , the venture backed developer of biofuels technology, said today that it has been granted a United States Patent.
Caltech Sues Apple, Broadcom, Avago Over Wi-Fi Patents
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The patents owned by Caltech are U.S. Patent's 7,116,710, 7,421,032, 7,916,781 and 8,284,833. apple caltech patent infringement lawsuit wifi wireless 802.11n legal courts broadcom avagoPasadena-based Caltech has sued both Apple Computer and Broadcom over their use of technology used in Wi-Fi networking. READ MORE>>.
TeleSign Gets Patent
JUNE 22, 2011
Patent. Patent 7,945,034 for the technology behind its PhoneID verification technology. Inventors on TeleSign's patent were Schlomo Gonen, Jonathan Gonen, Alon Gonen, and Danny Rosen. The patent was originally filed in October of 2005. telesign phone multi factor authentication steve jillings patent legal
KFx Medical Gets $35M From Patent Infringement Suit
JUNE 18, 2015
San Diego-based KFx Medical said late Wednesday that it has received $35M in a payment, related to the company's patent infringement suite against Arthrex. The payment is related to a jury award which found that Arthrex had infringed upon a patent owned by KFx. medical patent legal intellectual property arthrex biotech lifescience
Sonos Declares Patent Victory
MAY 8, 2015
Santa Barbara-based Sonos , the developer of whole-home music streaming systems, has declared victory in a patent infringement suit, which had been filed against the firm in 2012. sonos patent infringement lawsuit whole home streaming musicThe case--filed by Black Hills Media--had been slated to go to trial in June. READ MORE>>.
Masimo Sued Over Patent
AUGUST 22, 2011
Irvine-based Masimo , the maker of pulse oximetry and other medical monitoring devices, has been sued for patent infringement by competitor Essential Medical Devices, Inc. According to a filing in the Delaware District Court Friday, Essential Medical Devices alleges that Masimo is infringing on a patent owned by the company.
NewEgg's Quest Against A Patent Troll
JANUARY 28, 2013
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Emulex Ordered To Pay Broadcom In Patent Trial
OCTOBER 13, 2011
Costa Mesa-based Emulex reported Thursday afternoon that it has been ordered to pay $387,922 to Irvine-based Broadcom , in a partial verdict in a patent infringement lawsuit. District Court for the Central District of California, which found that certain serial/deserializers used by Emulex infringed upon patents owned by Broadcom.
Ceres Gets Soybean Gene Patent
MAY 27, 2015
patent, covering the company's genetic sequence derived from soybean, which is aimed at producing improved soybean varieties. The company says it now has approximately 85 issued patents and numerous patent applications. The new patent, U.S. Patent No. in the patent filing. READ MORE>>.
Transphorm Gets Patents
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
Goleta-based Transphorm , the developer of Gallium Nitride (GaN) power conversion technology, reports that it has scored two patents covering its technology. The first patent names James Honea and Yifeng Wu as inventors, and was initially filed in August of 2013. The second patent application was filed on May 3, 20`13.
RealD Drops Patent Lawsuit Against Volfoni, But Threatens More
JUNE 18, 2014
Los Angeles-based 3D movie projection technology developer RealD has dropped a patent infringement lawsuit it had filed against competitor Volfoni , however, is threatening to sue Volfoni if it ever tries to sell its products in the United States. patents at the heart of the lawsuit. READ MORE>>.
VIZIO Licenses Patents To Westinghouse Digital
MARCH 28, 2012
Irvine-based HDTV manufacturer VIZIO said this morning that it has licensed its digital TV patent portfolio to Westinghouse Digital LLC , a manufacturer of HDTVs, settling a patent dispute between the companies. vizio westinghouse digital television patent legalREAD MORE>>.
Acacia Makes Patent Buy
JUNE 11, 2012
Acacia Research , the patent and licensing firm which aggressively licenses its portfolio of patents to technology companies, said Monday that it has acquired 7 medtech patent portfolios, comprising over 150 patents and pending applications. acacia patent legal merger acquisition portfolio lawsuitREAD MORE>>.
RPost Claims Patent Progress
JANUARY 17, 2012
The firm claimed the granting of a motion for summary judgement in the US Federal Court in California will help it in its effort to convince the courts to prevent these companies from operating the services that infringe RPost patents. RPost claims it has 35 patents covering electronic signatures. RPost had sued the firms in 2011.
GenMark In Patent Deal With PerkinElmer
MARCH 29, 2012
GenMark said it has been granted a non-exclusive license to PerkinElmer's microfluidics patent portfolio. lifescience diagnostics molecular perkinelmer licensing patent genmarkFinancial terms of the deal were not disclosed. GenMark said the deal will provide it with "maximum flexibility" to expand its platform. READ MORE>>.
Celerus Diagnostics Gains Patents
NOVEMBER 18, 2011
Carpinteria-based Celerus Diagnostics , which develops cancer diganostics equipment for pathologists, announced today that it has been issued three patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The firm said the patents cover key technology behind its Rapid IHC system for immunohistochemistry. Patent No. Patent No.
KFx Sues Arthrex For Patent Infringement, Again
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
KFx Medical said its new patent infringement lawsuit comes as a direct response to another, lawsuit, filed by Arthrex earlier this year against KFx Medical, alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, breach of contract and conspiracy. medical patent legal intellectual property arthrex biotech lifescience
Broadcom Wins Emulex Patent Lawsuit
DECEMBER 19, 2011
Emulex had not issued any statements about the patent suit as of early this morning. READ MORE>>.
Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Gets New Patents
MAY 1, 2014
patents, bringing its total patents to 15. Details on the new patents were not announced. the new patents cover everything from business scoring to ts verification and reputation products. The company says it now has over 60 domestic and international filed patent applications. READ MORE>>.
Newegg Wins Another Patent Suit, Launches Sale In Celebration
JULY 28, 2015
Los Angeles-based online retailer Newegg said this morning that it has scored another win over what it called a "patent troll"--and has launched a 24-hour flash sale on its site in celebration. newegg patent infringement lawsuit legal flash saleNewegg's big celebration sale runs through the rest of today. READ MORE>>.
CalAmp Sells Patents
JULY 18, 2011
has sold off a number of patents relating to the repossession of automobiles, according to buyer ProconGPS. calamp vehicle patent reposession locationOxnard-based CalAmp Corp. Financial details of the deal were not announced. READ MORE>>.
Powerwave Technologies Launches Patent Suit
DECEMBER 14, 2011
Santa Ana-based Powerwave Technologies , which develops wireless products, has launched a patent lawsuit against Microelectronics Technology, Inc. According to Powerwave, it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division, claiming that MTI is infringing on one of its patents.
Netlist Wins Round in Patent Battle With Inphi
APRIL 21, 2011
Irvine-based Netlist , a designer of memory subsystems, said this morning that it has scored a win over high speed semiconductor maker Inphi , after a court dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the company. Netlist said it would "continue to aggressively defend our patent rights" in the other case.
Acacia Targets Digital Imaging With Patent Buy
MAY 1, 2012
Newport Beach-based Acacia Research , the patent licensing outfit which acquires and aggressively licenses patents, is eyeing the digital imaging market, saying this morning that one of its subsidiaries has acquired a number of patents originally issued to Polaroid. READ MORE>>.
VIZIO Licenses Patents To ON Corporation
JUNE 7, 2012
Irvine-based VIZIO has licensed its portfolio of patents to ON Corporation , which sells digital televisions under the RCA brand, the company said Thursday. VIZIO had earlier licensed its patents to another, competing HDTV maker, Westinghouse Digital, but itself is being sued by MIT over another patent. District Court.
Novatel Wireless Named In WiLAN Patent Suit
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
San Diego-based Novatel Wireless , the developer of wireless modems and related equipment, is one of the defendants in a patent suit filed yesterday by WiLAN Inc. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division, a favorite venue for patent lawsuits. novatel wireless wifi wilan patent legal
Amgen Resolves Patent Suit With Teva
JULY 18, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen said Friday afternoon that it has resolved a patent litigation suite with Teva. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, prohibiting them from infringing on its patents for human g-CSF. amgen teva lifescience patent litigation infringement legalREAD MORE>>.
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Nimbus Data Trumpets Patent
AUGUST 26, 2016
Aliso Viejo-based Nimbus Data , a developer of flash-based storage products for the cloud infrastructure market, said it has received a "new" patent for its deduplication technology. The company said it was granted patent 8,751,763, entitled "Low-overhead Deduplication within Block-based Data Storage". READ MORE>>.
Insights and Opinions: What Startups Need to Know About Patent Reform
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
Congress recently passed some major changes to federal patent law. No industry will be untouched by patent reform. Continued.).
Snapchat Sued Over Electronic Messaging Patents
JANUARY 12, 2017
Venice, California-based Snap, Inc. , the parent company of Snapchat , has been sued in a patent infringement suit, by a company called Vaporstream. Snap Inc), and cites a number of patents which were granted to Vaporstream in July of 2005 for Vaporstream's secure messaging products. READ MORE>>.
VIZIO Licenses Technology From Dolby, Rovi
JULY 14, 2015
Irvine-based consumer electronics maker VIZIO has renewed two patent and technology licensing deals it has with Dolby and Rovi Corporation. In the Rovi patent deal, Rovi said that Rovi and VIZIO had renewed a multi-year patent license to extend use of Rovi's patent portfolio in its products. READ MORE>>.
Nomadix Gets Patent Win
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
Agoura Hills-based Internet access gateway maker Nomadix says that it has received a win in a federal court, saying that Blueprint RF has infringed upon one of the company's patents. The patent owned by Nomadix is U.S. Patent No. nomadix patent infringement internet access gateway hotel uspto lawsuit legalPregerson, U.S.