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IP Market Updates
March 7, 2016



IN THE NEWS

 What Should The Supreme Court Do About Punch-Packing Triple Damages?
Fortune

Case before high court would reward big bucks (times three) over patent ... Currently, the triple damages rule involves a test that requires a patent ... (more)
 Acacia Research Corporation Climbs 12.08%
Street Edition
The Company, through its subsidiaries, engaged in patent investment, prosecution, licensing and enforcement activities. The Companys subsidiaries ... (more)

 Panasonic, Pasona to Set Up Patent Venture
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- The Pasona Group and Panasonic in April will set up a joint venture to support small and midsize Japanese companies' patent strategies, ...(more)

 Favorable Ruling Sparks Blue Calypso Inc
MicroCap Daily
The Company recently transitioned from a development stage enterprise to an operating Company focused on leveraging its powerful patent position. (more)

 3M: Legal Issues Affecting Inves tor Sentiment?
Seeking Alpha
3M is facing a $400 million lawsuit for allegedly using inequitable conduct to secure one of their major patents. 3M recently had to pay $26 million for a ... (more)

 IBM sues Groupon over 1990s patents related to Prodigy
Ars Technica UK
IBM is pushing big Internet companies to pay patent licensing fees in part because IBM invented the Prodigy service, a precursor to the modern Web. (more)

 Obtaining and Maintaining Dead Weight Patents Doom a Patent Portfolio to Failure
IPWatchdog.com
Unfortunately, the issuance of a patent simply does not guarantee that the underlying innovation is of any kind of
foundational
importance, or that ... (more)
 Design Patents – Unlocking Value of User Experience
The National Law Review
The oft-overlooked design patent has seen somewhat of a revival recently (at least in the media) ever since a jury in California awarded Apple $399 ... (more)

 Winning the Patent Policy Wars
IPWatchdog.com
Many in this profession ignore the public policy debates — the patent policy wars — swirling around, thinking that no one will believe our critics or that ... (more)



RECENT DEALS

 Universal Display and OSRAM Announce Collaboration
EWING, N.J.–Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, today announced a collaboration... 
Xped Executes Global Licensing Agreement with Leapin
Perth, Mar 3, 2016 AEST – Raya Group Ltd (ASX:RYG) wishes to announce that Xped Holdings Limited (Xped) and LEAPIN Digital Keys... 
NanoString Technologies and Merck Expand Collaboration
Inc.
SEATTLE, Feb. 29, 2016 — NanoString Technologies,
(NASDAQ:NSTG), a provider of life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products, today announced... 
Exelixis Inks Commercialization Deal with Ipsen
Exelixis (NASDAQ:EXEL) closes an exclusive licensing agreement with Ipsen (OTCPK:IPSEY) for the commercialization and further development of Exelixis’ lead cancer drug, cabozantinib... 

Microbion and Haisco Announce Commercialization Agreement 
BOZEMAN, MT and VANCOUVER, BC–March 01, 2016 – Microbion Corporation (“Microbion”) of Bozeman, MT, USA and Microbion Pharma Corp. of Vancouver, BC, Canada, today... 

Rambus Strikes Licensing Deal with Athena 
Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) is licensing patents covering countermeasures for DPA attacks to security chip IP core provider Athena Group for use in Athena cores designed into FPGAs and ASICs. Rambus:... 

Atlas Spine Licenses True Position 
JUPITER, FL-February 29, 2016 – Medical device company Atlas Spine, Inc. today announced the exclusive license of its True Position® Pivoting Spacer system patents and transfer... 

Newlight Signs Supply License Agreement With IKEA 
ÄLMHULT, Sweden, March 1, 2016 — IKEA SUPPLY AG (www.ikea.com) and Newlight Technologies (www.newlight.com)   announced today that they have entered into a supply, collaboration,... 
LG U+ Signs License Agreement with Rovi
SANTA CLARA, Calif.–Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced that Rovi has entered into an entertainment discovery patent license agreement with LG Uplus Corporation (LG U+), a South... 

 
Louis Carbonneau, Founder & CEO
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IAM World's Leading IP Strategists since 2012


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