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

Berkonomics

They will be more willing to pay a royalty fee if your product gets them to market earlier or is protected by patent to create a barrier to their competition. Email readers, continue here…] Arthur: This is a matter between the owner of your IP (you) and the would-be user of your IP.

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

Berkonomics

They will be more willing to pay a royalty fee if your product gets them to market earlier or is protected by patent to create a barrier to their competition. Email readers, continue here…] Arthur: This is a matter between the owner of your IP (you) and the would-be user of your IP.

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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. An invalidated patent or one deemed to infringe the rights of another party can devastate a startup.

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Verdict Reached in AeroVironment IP Lawsuit

L.A. Business Journal

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

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RealD Claims Patent Wins

socalTECH

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. According to RealD, one of its patents was recently reaffirmed by the Australian Patent Office, after a re-examination request by what it called a "struggling competitor", and a similar win at the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Qualcomm Gets $31M in Patent Infringement Trial Win Over Apple

Xconomy

Wireless giant Qualcomm notched a win Friday in its ongoing multijurisdictional war with smartphone maker Apple as a federal jury in San Diego unanimously backed its patent infringement case. Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ) said Friday that the jury found that some versions of Apple’s iPhones—the 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, and X—infringed two of its patents while the three newer models also infringed a third.

Broadcom, Tessera In Patent Settlement

socalTECH

Broadcom and Tessera Technologies have settled an ongoing patent dispute, according to Tessera, where the two have agree to settle and dismiss all pending litigation between them. Tessera said this morning that Broadcom entered into a new multi-year patent license agreement with Tessera. The deal was between Broadcom and Tessera's Xperi semiconductor and IP licensing business. broadcom tessera patent legal lawsuit semiconductor

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Licenses IP

socalTECH

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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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). OnGreen said the patent exchange will focus on promoting the sale and licensing of green and clean technology patents and other form of IP. Tags: ongreen patent intellectual property legal exchange marketplace

Introduction to IP

SoCal Tech Calendar

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. This introductory survey will provide you with the ability to identify intellectual property and determine how to best protect it--including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. CONNECT.

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German Court Sides with Qualcomm in Patent Litigation Versus Apple

Xconomy

The court ruled that Cupertino, CA-based Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) infringed a Qualcomm patent that relates to a way to extend a smartphone’s battery life by enabling it to use power more efficiently.

Maximizing IP Value and Avoiding Common Patent Pitfalls

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, September 17, 2009 -- Maximizing IP Value and Avoiding Common Patent Pitfalls. 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. OCTANe.

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Venture Capitalists On IP

SoCal Tech Calendar

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.

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

SoCal Tech Calendar

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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Meetrix Gets Patent

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Meetrix , a developer of an online virtual conference room service, said today that it has granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. The patent, number 7,664,056, was issued February 16th, and covers "Media based collaboration using mixed-mode PSTN and Internet networks". According to the USPTO, the patent covers a technique to allow standard telephone users to audio conference with video conferencing participants over IP networks.

Annual IP Case Law Review

SoCal Tech Calendar

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. 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. Supreme Court which affected whether software and business methods are patentable.

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

SoCal Tech Calendar

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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Do You Really Own Your IP?

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, September 10, 2009 -- Do You Really Own Your IP? Strategies for Protecting and Commercializing Your Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks. 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.

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Navigating Your Way Through the IP Mine Field

SoCal Tech Calendar

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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Patent Policy ?? From the Hill to the Patent Office

SoCal Tech Calendar

Monday, February 1, 2010 -- Patent Policy  From the Hill to the Patent Office. Effective intellectual property (IP) protection is essential to the survival of start-up companies. Without strong IP protection, companies will fail to raise early stage funding and will be vulnerable to opportunistic and incumbent competitors. CONNECT is pleased to host a special policy forum focused on the issues surrounding patent reform.

EdgeCast Inks Patent Licensing Deal, Adds Customers

socalTECH

According to EdgeCast, the IP deal grants the firm a license for more than thirty issued and pending patents, covering display and delivery of rich media; automated hosting and server management; load balancing; dynamic DNS, and other technology. The firm said the patents date from as early as 1994. Tags: edgecast patent legal licensing web.com music content delivery network

Qualcomm Says Chinese Court Has Banned Some Apple iPhone Sales

Xconomy

Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ) said the court had granted two preliminary injunctions against the subsidiaries over patents the San Diego company said Apple had violated. The patents Qualcomm accuses the smartphone maker of unlawfully benefiting from relate to how people edit photographs and how they use the device’s touch screen to manage mobile applications, the company. Qualcomm announced a win Monday in its ongoing and multijurisdictional legal battle with Apple.

Faraday Future Names Former Tesla Exec As VP Technology, Product

socalTECH

According to Faraday Future, it has named Jeff Risher as the company's Vice President of Product, Technology, and IP Strategy. Risher was previously at Apple-- where he was involved with a high profile battle with a patent troll --and also had served at Abbott Laboratories, Latham & Watkins, and Rutan & Tucker in Orange County. faraday future jeff risher patent legal executive technology counsel litigation attorney tesla apple

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

Tech Zulu Event

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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Acacia Research Names New VP In Asia

socalTECH

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. international executive property intellectual licensing patent research acacia

Fuisz Media Ties With Intellectual Ventures

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based interactive video technology developer Fuisz Media and IP licensing firm Intellectual Ventures said yesterday that the two are in a intellectual property licensing agreement. The companies said that Fuisz has acquired several strategic patents related to interactive video technology from IV, and has become a customer of IV''s patent defense program. Financial details of the patent licensing deal were not announced.

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Intellectual Property – Worthless To A Startup, Priceless To A Big Dumb Company

InfoChachkie

Intellectual Property (IP) is an ugly thing at a startup. However, to a Big Dumb Company (BDC), a startup’s IP is a thing of beauty. How can IP be worthless to a startup yet very worthwhile to a BDC? Because IP has intrinsic value, but only in the right hands.

Acacia Research Names Two VPs

socalTECH

Newport Beach-based Acacia Research , the technology patent licensing firm, said today that it has named two VPs. Acacia Research acquires patents, aggressively pursuing technology firms for IP licensing and patent infringement. acacia research patent licensing legal executiveThe firm said it has named Eric Lucas as Senior Vice President, and John Schneider as Vice President at the company.

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

Xconomy

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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Acacia Taps Broadcom Vet As New VP

socalTECH

Newport Beach-based Acacia Research , the patent portfolio and licensing firm, said today that it has named David Rosmann as Senior Vice President. Rosmann has previously served as Vice President, Intellectual Property Litigation at Broadcom Corporation, where he managed the firm's IP litigation efforts for over ten years. acacia research patent licensinig executive broadcom

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Emulex Licenses Technology From Alacritech

socalTECH

Costa Mesa-based Emulex , a developer of storage networking products, said today that it has signed a deal with Alacritech, a developer of TCP/IP offload technology, which will give it access to Alacritech's patent portfolio. Tags: emulex alacritech tcpip offload patent license

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Intellectual Property Workshop Series

SoCal Tech Calendar

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.

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Vederi Sues Google Over Google Street View

socalTECH

s, is suing Google for patent infringement, based on its Google Street View feature, according to IP law firm Christie, Parker & Hale LLP. According to the firm, Verederi LLC , a company founded by Enrico Di Bernardo and Luis Goncalves, have sued Google saying that its Street View product infringes on four of the company's patents. Tags: vederi google caltech patent legal lawsuit street view A Pasadena-based company, founded by Caltech Ph.D's,

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Monetizing Innovation

SoCal Tech Calendar

How 'IP Capitalists' are beating Venture Capitalists in Innovative Companies? Google bought Motorola Mobility for $12B to get access to their 17,000 patents. Nortel sold its 6000 patents for $4.5B Even IBM (the #1 in US Patents) sold over 1000 of its patents recently. At this special Technology Council event you will learn: Discover how to build an IP strategy that strengthens your business and have access to cash when needed.

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Intellectual Property and Its Impact on Entrepreneurship

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tom O'Toole and Brandon Villery will cover issues on licensing, due diligence, NDA, different types of IP (trade secret, patent, trademark, copyright), etc. They will emphasize IP licensing and IP licensing issues of importance to entrepreneurs. Steve Chen will present an overview of the patent process with a focus on IP issues related to the different types of ARRA funded vehicles, and some leads on patenting green technology.

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