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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Verdict Reached in AeroVironment IP Lawsuit

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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Startup WiseWear Connects With Ingenu on Wearable Security Device

Xconomy

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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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No Stairway (Infringement) and the Importance of Shared Design Tools in Innovation

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The use of intellectual property (IP) to claim these tools can be problematic. For those who follow IP law, this is the tension behind the “abstraction test” in copyright and the recent Supreme Court software patent decision in Alice Corp.

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TechZulu Live to Premiere "TZLaw" at 5:15 p.m. PT Thursday, October 7, with IP Attorney Denise Grayson of "The Social Network"

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PT as they kick off the new weekly tech law show "TechZulu Law" with a discussion with IP attorney Denise Grayson, who portrays the attorney of Eduardo Saverin in the film about the early days of Facebook, "The Social Network.".

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Arecont Vision Ties With Viakoo

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Los Angeles-based IP surveillance camera provider Arecont Vision said today that it has partnered with industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) company Viakoo. Viakoo is a provider of products used for monitoring physical security systems, using IP-based infrastructure. According to the companies, Viakoo joined Arecont's Technology Partner Program.

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Intellectual Property Workshop Series

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Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) Law: Identify Your IP Issues and Protect Your Business During our Intellectual Property overview you will learn about the various forms of intellectual property, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. You will also discover the parameters of IP protection, and gain an understanding of the types of intangible assets that IP laws protect. Tuesday, August 2, 2011 -- Intellectual Property Workshop Series.

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Ixia Rolls Out New Network Security Product

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According to the company, the new product is aimed at enterprise networks, and specifically blocks known bad traffic from malicious IPs, hijacked IPs, and unassigned or unused IP spaces and addresses, all at line speed. Calabasas-based Ixia said this morning that it is expanding out its lineup of products for the cybersecurity market, with a new product called ThreatARMOR.

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Unity Influence Gets $1M For Influencer Marketing

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The company was founded by Jacobo Lumbreras and Patrick Ip. Los Angeles- and South San Francisco-based Unity Influence , a developer of influencer advertising software, has raised $1M in funding, according to the company. Source of the funding was not announced. Unity Influence is using machine learning and artificial intelligence tools to connect advertisers with "micro-influencers". READ MORE>>.

Intellectual Property

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This 2 day course will help you learn how to manage your IP portfolio as a business. Build IP portfolios that protect business unit profits, create licensing revenues, and contain costs. Learn how to generate the additional revenues that IP can provide. Wednesday, November 11, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Intellectual Property for Technology and Business Development. See [link] (more

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Western Digital Backs SiFive In Funding Round

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SiFive develops RISC-V cores, which it sells as intellectual property (IP) for incorporation in other products. Western Digital , which has major operations in Irvine, is one of the backers in a new round for RISC processor developer SiFive , which announced on Monday morning that it has raised $50.6M in a Series C funding. SiFive said the funding round came from Sutter Hill Ventures, Spark Capital and Osage University Partners plus Chengwei Capital, Huami, SK Telecom and Western Digital.

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Vizio's TVs Watching, Sharing Viewers' Every Move, Says Group

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A group says that televisions manufactured by Irvine-based Vizio are providing an unprecedented amount of data to marketers, collecting information on very time you watch TV, what shows you are viewing on both traditional TV and on the Internet, and connecting that all to your IP address to figure out your gender, age, income, interests, and more. The report said that in many cases, those IP addresses can be linked to individuals.

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Acacia Research Names New VP In Asia

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Newport Beach-based patent and IP licensing firm Acacia Research announced this morning that it has named a new VP to to head up its efforts in Asia. Seki was most recently Chief IP Officer and General Manager, Intellectual Property Division for Renesas Electronics. working on IP licensing, litigation, patent acquisitions and business development.