Zadara Storage Gets Patent Award
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Irvine-based Zadara Storage , which develops technology for cloud-based storage services, reported that it has scored a U.S. 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. 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. According to the U.S.
Activision Blizzard Gets Patent Win
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
Santa Monica-based Activision Blizzard reported a win in court late Thursday, saying that the United States District Court, Central District of California has invalidated all patent claims asserted by McRO, Inc. activision blizzard patent lawsuit legal mcro planet blue callofduty synchronization uspto dba Planet Blue. READ MORE>>.
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.
Caltech Sues Apple, Broadcom, Avago Over Wi-Fi Patents
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MAY 31, 2016
Pasadena-based Caltech has sued both Apple Computer and Broadcom over their use of technology used in Wi-Fi networking. According to the lawsuit, The California Institute of Technology v. The patents owned by Caltech are U.S. Patent's 7,116,710, 7,421,032, 7,916,781 and 8,284,833. READ MORE>>.
RealD Claims Patent Wins
AUGUST 25, 2015
Los Angeles-based 3D movie projection technology developer RealD said today that it has reinforced its global IP protection, after a number of patent wins. The company called its competitors "unethical copycat infringers" whose businesses models are "built on copying" RealD's technology. 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.
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.
NewEgg's Quest Against A Patent Troll
JANUARY 28, 2013
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TeleSign Gets Patent
JUNE 22, 2011
Patent. Patent 7,945,034 for the technology behind its PhoneID verification technology. That technology provides information like phone type, geographic location, and other data as part of two-factor authentication processes. The patent was originally filed in October of 2005. READ MORE>>.
3 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know about Indiana Innovation
JULY 5, 2016
It makes sense for Indiana institutions to encourage innovation that helps the world, since then-Senator Birch Bayh of Indiana worked with then-Senator Bob Dole of Kansas to create the bipartisan Patent and Trademark Law Amendments Act, or Bayh-Dole Act, in 1980. Their first thoughts likely turn to agriculture and manufacturing. 30, 2015.
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. The patent in question is U.S. Patent 6,818,477, covering printed circuit board technology. powerwave patent wireless legal lawsuit microelectronics technology
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>>.
Qualcomm Sues Chinese Company Over Patent Licensing
JUNE 24, 2016
San Diego-based Qualcomm has filed suit against a Chinese company, Meizu , saying that Meizu has refused to enter into a licensing deal for the company's technology. qualcomm meizu china patent license licensing agreement legal lawsuit infringementREAD MORE>>.
Universal Electronics Settles Patent Suit With Peel Technologies
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
Santa Ana-based wireless control technology developer Universal Electronics said this morning that it has settled a patent infringement lawsuit with Peel Technologies. The two have now agreed to dismiss their respective patent infringement claims against each other. Financial details of the settlement were not disclosed.
VIZIO Wins In Patent Lawsuit
JUNE 11, 2013
Irvine-based VIZIO , the manufacturer of HDTVs and other consumer electronics, said it has scored a win in another patent lawsuit today, saying that it has defeated a "patent troll". VIZIO said that it was granted summary judgement of invalidity on a patent held by Lochner Technologies LLC, a "non-practicing entity" (NPE).
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 lawsuit
Qualcomm Signs Chinese Patent Deal
APRIL 6, 2016
San Diego-based Qualcomm said today that it has entered into a patent licensing deal with Chinese company Zhuhai Ewpe Information Technology Inc. qualcomm china patent telecom license wcdmaFinancial details of that license were not announced. READ MORE>>.
NextVR Includes Light Field Technology In 3D VR Technology
MARCH 2, 2015
Laguna Beach-based NextVR , which is developing technology to capture 3D, broadcast-quality virtual reality, said today that it will be adding "light field" capture technology to its platform. That technology was first brought to market by camera maker Lytro. READ MORE>>. nextvr light field virtual reality capture
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.
OnGreen Launches Patent Marketplace
NOVEMBER 22, 2010
Pasadena-based OnGreen , the online marketplace for green and clean technology businesses, said today that it has launched a new, patent marketplace focused on allowing users to license or sell their intellectual property (IP). Tags: ongreen patent intellectual property legal exchange marketplace 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>>.
RealD Gets European Patent
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
Los Angeles-based 3D movie projection technology developer RealD is reporting this morning that it has been issued a patent in Europe, for the company''s XL Cinema System. The company said European Patent No. The company says it now has more than 60 patents issued around the world. 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>>.
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>>.
DealOn Sued Over Group Buying Technology
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
DealOn , the developer of white label group buying software which was acquired by Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , has just been sued over patent infringement by group buying site Tippr. another group buying site, over patents held by Kashless. kashless tippr infringement patent legal lawsuit ecommerce buying group dealon reachlocal
Local Corporation Gets Patent
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Irvine-based Local Corporation , the operator of online local advertising websites, said today that it has been granted a patent from the U.S.
USC, Caltech License Technology To SFC Energy
MAY 4, 2011
The University of Southern California , the California Insitute of Technology , and fuel cell development firm SFC Energy said late Tuesday that the three have executed on a license to a portfolio of U.S. patents for direct methanol fuel cell technology. caltech energy fuel cell clean technology patent licensing transfer
RealD Files Patent Infringement Suit In Europe
MAY 22, 2015
Los Angeles-based 3D movie projection technology developer RealD has filed a patent infringement suit in Paris, saying that a 3D manufacturer and cinema operator are infringing upon a European patent. The company said the lawsuit was filed with the Paris First Instance Court, and covers European patent. patent No.
Illumina Wins Favorable Ruling In Patent Suit
MARCH 21, 2013
Patent Nos. 5,616,478; 5,958,698 and 6,001,568, which are owned by Life Technologies. Illumina said that a judge in the U.S. READ MORE>>.
Qualcomm Buys Gesture Recognition Technology
JULY 25, 2011
San Diego-based Qualcomm announced this morning that it has acquired a number of gesture recognition assets from GestureTek , a developer of gesture recognition technology. The firm is integrating that gesture recognition technology into its line of Snapdragon processors. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
BASF Buys Nanowire Technology From Seashell Technology
MARCH 11, 2015
San Diego-based Seashell Technology , a developer of nanotechnology in the nanowire area, has sold the technology, patents, and other rights to its silver nanowire technology to chemical giant BASF. Financial terms of the technology acquisition were not announced. Seasheel is led by David Schultz. READ MORE>>.
Newegg Hails Patent Win Over Acacia Research
JULY 22, 2014
Los Angeles-based online e-commerce retailer Newegg is trumpeting a new patent victory, saying that a "notorious troll" has been ordered to pay the company''s cost in a patent ruling. Patent No. 6,128,415, a patent which covered the idea of tagging information about an image. READ MORE>>.
Yuneec Sued By DJI Over Drone Technology
APRIL 1, 2016
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Qualcomm In Patent License Deal On EV Charging
JULY 29, 2015
San Diego-based Qualcomm said today that it has inked a new patent license agreement with BRUSA , an automotive power electronics supplier. Qualcomm said the patent license covers its Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology, and allows BRUSA to commercialize WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicles.
Music Prodigy Beats 70 Startups To Bring Music Education Technology to the Masses
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OCTOBER 5, 2012
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Be Frugal, But Never Cheap When Locking Down Your IP
JANUARY 6, 2014
An invalidated patent or one deemed to infringe the rights of another party can devastate a startup. Trust me. Image: Wikipedia.
Sonos To Forward Publish Patent Applications
MARCH 11, 2014
Santa Barbara-based wireless speaker maker Sonos said Monday that it will start "forward-publishing" its patent applications, making the text of those patents available to the public far before they normally would be, saying it wants to "accelerate innovation". Sonos has already started posting those patents and patent applications.
Verdezyne Sells Technology To DuPont
DECEMBER 17, 2012
Carlsbad-based Verdezyne , the developer of industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals, said today that it has sold its proprietary xylose isomerase technology to DuPont Industrial Biosciences. Verdezyne did not disclose financial details of the technology sale. The technology is used for converting sugar to fuels and chemicals.
Qualcomm Buys Palm Patent Portfolio From HP
JANUARY 24, 2014
San Diego-based Qualcomm said late Thursday that it has acquired a huge stash of patents from HP , covering patents from Palm, IPAQ, and Bitfone. According to Qualcomm, it acquired approximately 1,000 granted patents and pending patent applications from Hewlett-Packard Company, Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP and Palm Inc.,