Verimatrix Sells Silicon IP Business To Rambus

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San Diego-based Verimatrix , which develops security software for set-top box makers and others, has sold one of its business units--its Silicon IP and Secure Protocols business--to Rambus , in a deal worth $65M in cash. According to Verimatrix, the move will help it become a "pure player" in software. Verimatrix said its SIP business unit generates $22M in revenues.

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Zyxel Targets IP Surveillance Camera Networks With New Switches

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Anaheim-based networking equipment maker Zyxel is targeting the IP surveillance camera network market, with the launch of a new set of switches specifically aimed at deployment and management of IP camera networks. Zyxel said the new products are aimed at everything from a few cameras to large, high density environments.

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Should I license my IP, sell a royalty stream, or just produce products?

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] Arthur: This is a matter between the owner of your IP (you) and the would-be user of your IP. The license to use your IP can be in the form of a one-time payment or structured as a continuing fee.

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ViaSat Wins $49.3M In IP Lawsuit

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Carlsbad-based ViaSat , which develops satellite communications and other wireless networking technology, has been awarded $49.3M in a lawsuit against Acacia Communications. ViaSat said the award came from a jury in the Superior Court for San Diego County, after that jury found that Acacia Communications had violated intellectual property law by misusing Viasat's proprietary technology.

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Brainbase Gets $3M For IP Licensing

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Los Angeles-based Brainbase , a developer of intellectual property licensing software, has raised $3M in a seed funding round, the company said today. The round was led by Struck Capital, and also included Tectonic Capital, Bonfire Ventures, Sterling Road, and Watertower Ventures. According to Brainbase, the company is creating a product to help brands and licensees showcase, connect, grow, and manage their businesses.

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IP Protection Strategies For Start-Ups

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Thursday, February 14, 2019 -- TCVN Legal Program #2: IP Protection Strategies For Start-Ups. TCVN now features four educational tracks in four specific areas. The four tracks are: Legal, Execution, Finance, and Marketing and will consist of a series of five, consecutive monthly programs designed to give the entrepreneur a comprehensive overview of each area. See [link] (more

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Truepic Acquires Image Forensics IP to Broaden Anti-Fraud Offering

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Stack Cybersecurity DARPA Dartmouth deals Fourandsix Fourandsix Technologies Hany Farid image forensics IP Izitru Kevin Connor M&A MediFor Medium mergers and acquisitions startups Truepic UC Berkeley UC Berkeley School of Information

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Your New Venture IP Portfolio Sets Investment Value

Startup Professionals Musings

When someone says Intellectual Property (IP), most entrepreneurs think only of patents. In reality, patents are only one of at least eight items that should be in your IP portfolio.

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SpaceX Signs Launch Deal with Global-IP

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Hawthorne-based SPaceX has signed up yet another customer for its rocket launch business, Cayman Islands-based Global-IP Cayman. Global-IP Cayman, which is working on providing satellite Internet to Sub-Saharan Africa, said it has signed a launch services deal with SpaceX for its first satellite. Global-IP said the satellite, GiSAT-1, will be its first, and will provide Internet services to Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Semtech Sale Of IP To Rambus Completes

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Camarillo-based Semtech has completed a deal to sell of a bundle of IP assets to Rambus , in a sale that was worth $32M, Rambus said Monday afternoon. The deal, announced in June, included's Semtech's Snowbush IP business, which primarily included SerDes (serial/deserialization) cores used in ASICs, Systems-on-a-chip (SoC), and other platforms.

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Be Frugal, But Never Cheap When Locking Down Your IP

InfoChachkie

The money you pay your intellectual property (IP) lawyer should be judiciously spent. However, the potential costs associated with an IP mishap can be catastrophic. Do not rely on the IP lawyer to coax such vital information from you.

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EnGenius Ships New IP Surveillance Cameras

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EnGenius said it has rolled out a line of business class, IP surveillance cameras, aimed at use in indoor and outdoor video surveillance. Costa Mesa-based networking and telecommunications product developer EnGenius Technologies announced this morning that it has begun shipping a new product. The new Photon family cameras include 1MP CMOS sensors, infrared filters and illuminators, support for 720P video, and more. The company said the new products start at $249.00. READ MORE>>.

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Semtech Rolls Out New Ethernet Silicon IP

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The company said it has demonstrated new, 25G Ethernet capability via its new Snowbush IP, which is compliant with IEEE 802.3bj, CEI-25G, CEI-28G, and the emerging IEEE 802.3bm and CAUI-4 standards. Pricing on the IP license was not announced. Camarillo-based Semtech Corporation , the developer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, rolled out new silicon this morning for the Ethernet market.

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Verdict Reached in AeroVironment IP Lawsuit

L.A. Business Journal

A Ventura County Superior Court jury awarded AeroVironment Inc. more than $2 million after finding three former employees engaged in fraud and breached patent and confidentiality agreements

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Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Licenses IP

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Imprimis said it is in the process of filing for a patent on those new IP assets. San Diego-based Imprimis Pharmaceuticals said this morning that it has licensed a set of intellectual property assets, from Buderer Drug Company. Financial details of the licensing deal were not announced. Imprimis said it is developing innovations based on technology from the compounding pharmacy operations of Buderer. The company did not say what segment of the market the new assets would target.

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Insights: Making Technology Transfer and IP Commercialization Work

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For today''s Insights and Opinions section, we''re sharing an article on how to make technology transfer and IP commercialization work , from Siemer and Associates and Siemer Ventures'' Ivan Nikkhoo. Over time, some of this IP has made it to market helping create new products and industries.

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Vitesse In IP License Deal With Freescale

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Camarillo-based Vitesse Semiconductor , which develops high speed, integrated circuits for the networking market, reported today that it has licensed its Gigabit Ethernet IP cores to Freescale. Vitesse said that Freescale Semiconductor is using its VSC9953-01 Sparx Gigabit Ethernet switch core in two different, communications processors. Financial impact of the licensing win was not disclosed.

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Introduction to IP

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Thursday, April 8, 2010 -- Introduction to IP. Anyone involved in innovation--from gene therapy treatments to surfboard designs--needs to know what their IP is and how to protect it. The program will also focus specifically on the patent process, including strategies for protecting your IP on a budget and recent legal changes that affect IP rights. CONNECT.

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Ligand Buys IP From AstraZeneca

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According to Ligand, it paid $2.75M for the IP and interest in future milestones and royalties for MEDI-528, an IL-9 antibody program being developed by MedImmune. San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals firm Ligand Pharmaceuticals said today that it has purchased certain intellectual property and royalties from AstraZeneca's subsidiary, MedImmune.

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Semtech Ships New SoC Communications IP

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Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor devloper Semtech announced this morning that it has shipped a new, system-on-a-chip (SoC) core, specifically aimed at high speed, communications systems. The company said it has shipped a 64GSPS ADC and DAC preliminary cores, which can be used for optical communications, radar and electronic warfare applications. Semtech is tapping IBM''s 32nm SOI technology for the cores.

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Venture Capitalists On IP

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009 -- CommNexus presents: Venture Capitalist's Perspective on IP. John Nelson of California Capital Partners will be discussing how venture capitalists consider patents, trademarks and other forms of intellectual property in their assessments of potential investee companies, valuations and exit strategies. We expect a spirited discourse on licensing and portfolio management. See [link] (more

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IP Law: Protect Your Killer Idea, or Get Killed

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012 -- IP Law: Protect Your Killer Idea, or Get Killed. Protecting IP is crucial to the success of your business. Jim Kidston, Partner at Parsus LLP, will talk about securing IP, licensing IP, common pitfalls, and how and why to protect your IP (both by law and by contract). But, how do you do it? And what happens if you?re re careless?

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“Stigma is Going Away”: Cannabis IP is Thorny, But Not Impossible

Xconomy

No longer solely the provenance of hippie or outlaw types, the U.S. cannabis industry has become more sophisticated and tech-enabled as it has come out of the shadows over the past decade.

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SAM and Traklight present: "IP Basics" with Tony Keats and Mary Juetten

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 -- “IP BASICS” WITH SAM PARTNER TONY KEATS, AND TRAKLIGHT’S MARTY JUETTEN Learn about the differences between trademarks, copyrights and patents, and the steps that you need to take to protect the intellectual property of your business, including the introduction of a free business risk assessment. See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sam-traklight-present-ip-basics-with-tony-keats-mary-juetten-tickets-28434831346.

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Annual IP Case Law Review

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Thursday, November 4, 2010 -- CommNexus Presents: Annual IP Case Law Review. Join in a panel discussion of the cases that were decided and that have affected the landscape of patent law this past year. Several of the cases decided this year have had a very high profile, including Wyeth v. Kappos, in which the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) had calculated term extensions for patents incorrectly in some instances.

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Do You Really Own Your IP?

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Thursday, September 10, 2009 -- Do You Really Own Your IP? Many companies, even those that are considered IP-savvy, have hidden problems with ownership of their valuable IP rights. This program will explore IP ownership planning, securing unperfected or problematic rights, and problem identification and resolution. Strategies for Protecting and Commercializing Your Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks. CONNECT.

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Capitalizing on IP and Government Collaboration

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, July 28, 2011 -- Capitalizing on IP and Government Collaboration. CommNexus. Commercial technologies frequently foster military advances, and commercial systems are increasingly incorporated into defense applications. Many military operations now depend substantially on commercial telecommunications. Indeed, the development of telecommunications systems for the military is now like development of other weapon systems.

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Website Wars: IP Strategies to Protect Website

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 -- Website Wars: IP Strategies. The need to protect website "look and feel" becomes a high priority as consumers increasingly come to associate distinctive website design with their favorite brands. The recent case of Facebook v. StudiVZ, in which a German court dismissed Facebook's copyright and trade dress suit against an alleged German "clone", demonstrates the daunting challenges one faces in this area.

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Navigating Your Way Through the IP Mine Field

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 -- LA CEOs, an education and support group for CEOs presents: Navigating Your Way Through the IP Mine Field In today's technologically based world, Intellectual Property issues are more relevant than ever After reviewing the basics of patent, trademark, and copyright law, we will look at some modern day IP law applications including areas where the law struggles to keep up with technology.

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Logicube Buys IP Rights From Partner

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Chatsworth-based Logicube , a developer of hard drive duplication and electronic forensics products, announced this morning that it has acquired the intellectual property behind its CellDEK technology. The firm had originally co-developed the technology--used to capture data from cell phones, PDAs, and GPS devices--along with Forensic Science Service. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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Establishing An Effective Bioscience IP Portfolio

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Thursday, November 13, 2008 -- Establishing An Effective Bioscience IP Portfolio. CONNECT. This workshop will cover basic elements of developing a commercially meaningful intellectual property portfolio for a bioscience company. Topics that will be discussed include identifying and protecting bioscience inventions, as well as decision makin in developing, managing and investing in the portfolio. See [link] (more

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Maximizing IP Value and Avoiding Common Patent Pitfalls

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Thursday, September 17, 2009 -- Maximizing IP Value and Avoiding Common Patent Pitfalls. OCTANe. Come hear from experts at Knobbe Martens about offensive strategies for establishing a valuable intellectual property portfolio and for avoiding common mistakes that can harm your patent rights. See [link] (more

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Copyrights and Design Patents Filling the Gaps in Your IP Strategyand#8232; and#8232;

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010 -- CommNexus Presents: Copyrights and Design Patents Filling the Gaps in Your IP Strategyand#8232; and#8232; Join the Intellectual Property SIG on for an unusual opportunity to hear from experts in lesser understood IP areas. Derek Richmond and Professor Julie Cromer will be discussing the use of copyrights and design patents and how they fit into the overall scheme of a companys IP strategy.

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Every Startup Needs Intellectual Property To Thrive

Startup Professionals Musings

When someone says Intellectual Property (IP), most entrepreneurs think only of patents. In reality, patents are only one of at least eight items that should be in your IP portfolio. intellectual property IP patent portfolio

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How Savvy Companies Leverage Brand, Technology and IP Licensing to Leap Ahead of The Competition

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010 -- How Savvy Companies Leverage Brand, Technology and IP Licensing to Leap Ahead of The Competition. AccessEN.

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