Jacobs Buys Technology, Patents From Bayer AG

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Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group said this morning that it has acquired the patent rights to a process for removing sulfuric acid from gases from Bayer AG. Financial terms of the technology buy were not announced. Jacobs Engineering said it acquired the BAYQUIK quasi-isothermal sulfuric acid converter technology and other related technology from Bayer AG, in a deal that includes all relevant Bayer technical, commercial and market information, plus transition services.

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. The patent was filed on November 5, 2011, and names CEO Nelson Nahum, along with Yair Hershko, Yoav Ossia, Shyam Kaushik, Lev Vainblat, Alex Lyakas, Moshe Melnikov, and Vladamir Popovski as inventors.

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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. The patent number is 7,877,392. Patent and Trademark Office, inventors on the patent include Ray Grieselhuber, Brian Bartell, Dema Zlotin, and Russ Mann.

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Partners With South Korea

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has announced new partnerships with South Korean entities as it moves forward on its plans to implement its patented technologies in South Korea

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. The firm said the patent, No. The patent was filed on March 11, 2011.

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. Inventors on TeleSign's patent were Schlomo Gonen, Jonathan Gonen, Alon Gonen, and Danny Rosen. The patent was originally filed in October of 2005. telesign phone multi factor authentication steve jillings patent legal

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. Broadcom Limited et al , which was filed in the California Central District Court, the lawsuit covers technology used in Apple's iPhone line, starting with the iPhone 5, along with the iPad, MacBook Air, Apple Watch. The patents owned by Caltech are U.S.

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. According to Powerwave, it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division, claiming that MTI is infringing on one of its patents. The patent in question is U.S. Patent 6,818,477, covering printed circuit board technology.

VIZIO Licenses Technology From Dolby, Rovi

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Irvine-based consumer electronics maker VIZIO has renewed two patent and technology licensing deals it has with Dolby and Rovi Corporation. The two, separate agreements and announcements, cover use of technology in VIZIO's line of products. In the Rovi patent deal, Rovi said that Rovi and VIZIO had renewed a multi-year patent license to extend use of Rovi's patent portfolio in its products.

Resonant Trumpets New Patent Wins

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Goleta-based Resonant , which develops technology used for radio frequency (RF) filtering, says that it has just surpassed 125 issued and pending patents covering its technology. The company aid the two latest patents, issued on March 28th, were US Patent No.: 9,608,595, "Acoustic wave filters with enhanced rejection" and US Patent No.:

NewEgg's Quest Against A Patent Troll

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Most high tech executives in Southern California might not be aware that Newegg , the online electronics and technology products retailer, is based here in the City of Industry. newegg patent ecommerce legal lawyer troll

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 company said the two patents are number 8,816,751 titled "Inductive Load Power Switching Circuits", and patent application 13/887,204 titled "Bridge Circuits and Their Components", which it describes as "landmark patents" for its 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. Volfoni announced the two had agreed to drop the patent lawsuit, and denied patent infringement on RealD''s products--and also said that RealD did not have any international patents for the U.S.

Qualcomm Signs Patent License With Firm In India

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San Diego-based Qualcomm announced on Sunday that it has signed a 3G and 4G patent license agreement with Smartron India Private Limited , which will allow Smartron to develop, manufacture and sell WCDMA, CDMA2000, and 4G LTE devices. Financial details of the patent deal were not announced. The two also said they will "strategically collaborate" on early technology access and advancements in RF, camera testing and tuning and other critical calibrations required for smart devices.

Silicon Beach Report April 21: Snap Inc. Acquires GeoFilter Patent from Mobi for $7.7 Million

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acquires geofilter patent from Mobi for $7.7 Million, Hyperloop One’s Chief Marketing Officer Kimberly Salzer leaves for Ozobot, and CalTech, UCLA ranked top universities for technology transfer Snap Inc.

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. The firm said the patents are related to medical devices, biologics and diagnostic techniques. Acacia owns a wide range of patents, and regularly pursues companies for licensing terms covering those patents.

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. Celerus did not say what three patents it was issued. The firm has five patents pending, according to the U.S. Patent No. Patent No.

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. which is led by technology veteran Jeff Stibel, provides business credit products. bradstreet credibility dandb patent verification reputation legal business credit rating

CalAmp Sells Patents

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has sold off a number of patents relating to the repossession of automobiles, according to buyer ProconGPS. ProconGPS said it has acquired patents covering repossession of automobiles in the vehicle finance industry from CalAmp, relating to the use of Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) technology in tracking vehicles, to make it easier to confiscate and repossess those vehicles in a loan default. calamp vehicle patent reposession locationOxnard-based CalAmp Corp.

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. The firm said those patents cover digital imaging and related technologies, used in digital cameras and camera phones. acacia patent research legal licensing merger acquisition polaroid

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 owns a number of group buying patents it acquired from Paul Allen's Vulcan in February of last year. kashless tippr infringement patent legal lawsuit ecommerce buying group dealon reachlocal

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. Light field technology--allows for capture of more than just the usual visual information in a scene and allows for refocusing on elements in a scene after the fact. That technology was first brought to market by camera maker Lytro.

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. SFC Energy said it will gain a nonexclusive license to the universities' various methanol fuel cell patents. SFC said the technology is being targeted at use in portable consumer electronics and vehicle power.

Qualcomm, Preh In Electric Vehicle Technology Deal

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The two said the deal will allow Preh to develop, make, and supply wireless electric vehicle charging systems for the Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) and Electric Vehicle (EV) market, based on Qualcomm's Halo technology. qualcomm electric vehicle joyson electronics licensing patent automobileSan Diego-based Qualcomm , and Preh, GmbH , which is part of Joyson Electronics Group, said this morning that the two are in a new, wireless electric vehicle charging license agreement.

RealD Acquires MasterImage 3D

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Beverly Hills-based 3D movie projection systems developer RealD said last week that it has acquired the assets of MasterImage 3D , including all of its intellectual property, technology, inventory, and accounts receivable. RealD said the acquisition came as a result of "key legal victories" where RealD asserted its patents against MasterImage. RealD won a big patent lawsuit against MasterImage 3D in July of 2016.

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. qualcomm gesture recognition gesturetek merger acquisition patent

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. People who live outside of Indiana probably know a few things about it: The Indianapolis 500, a.k.a.

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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". According to the USPTO, the patent was actually granted two years ago on June 10, 2014, and names Karmpudi V. Ramarao as inventor of the patent.

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. reald europe patent movie projection technology

Western Digital, Rambus In Patent Licensing Deal

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Irvine-based Western Digital is in a patent licensing agreement with Sunnyvale-based Rambus , Rambus announced on Monday. Rambus aid the agreement covers its patented memory technologies, including high-speed interfaces, memory architectures, resistive memory and security technologies, for use in Western Digital's flash products through 2021. western digital flash patent license licensing legal rambus hardware

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. 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.

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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. International Trade Commission, which found that MasterImage 3D's systems infringe on its patents, and which ban infringing systems from MasterImage from entering or being sold in the United States. reald patent infringement lawsuit masterimage legal international trade commission

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. According to Qualcomm, the 3G and 4G Chinese patent license gives EWPE a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell 3G WCDMA and CDMA2000 and 4G LTE subscriber units for use in China. qualcomm china patent telecom license wcdma