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Zadara Storage Gets Patent Award

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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

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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.

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Activision Blizzard Gets Patent Win

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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

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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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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

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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>>.

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Transphorm Gets Patents

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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

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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

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TeleSign Gets Patent

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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>>.

Powerwave Technologies Launches Patent Suit

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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

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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>>.

3 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know about Indiana Innovation

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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.

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Qualcomm Sues Chinese Company Over Patent Licensing

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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

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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.

RealD Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit

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Beverly Hills-based RealD , the developer of 3D movie projection technology, said Friday that it has won a patent infringement lawsuit against competitor MasterImage 3D. reald patent infringement lawsuit masterimage legal international trade commissionRealD said a Final Determination was issued by the U.S. READ MORE>>.

Nimbus Data Trumpets Patent

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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>>.

VIZIO Wins In Patent Lawsuit

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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

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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

NextVR Includes Light Field Technology In 3D VR Technology

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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

Qualcomm Signs Chinese Patent Deal

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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>>.

Celerus Diagnostics Gains Patents

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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

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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>>.

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Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Gets New Patents

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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>>.

Bio Roundup: FDA Says No, PCSK9 Value Fight, CRISPR Intrigue & More

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The CRISPR news this week doesn’t need a metaphor; the drama that MIT Technology Review reported can stand alone. — MIT Technology Review reported this week that a graduate student in the lab of Feng Zhang, Broad Institute gene-editing star, had accused the Broad of misleading the U.S. Talk about sacrifice.

Newegg Hails Patent Win Over Acacia Research

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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>>.

Qualcomm In Patent License Deal On EV Charging

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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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The post Music Prodigy Beats 70 Startups To Bring Music Education Technology to the Masses appeared first on TechZulu. How It Works. Tyson J.

Yuneec Sued By DJI Over Drone Technology

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drone yuneec legal lawsuit uspto patent infringementBoth DJI and Yuneec are Chinese companies, however, Yuneec recently set up its U.S.

Be Frugal, But Never Cheap When Locking Down Your IP

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An invalidated patent or one deemed to infringe the rights of another party can devastate a startup. Trust me. Image: Wikipedia.

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