ExVringo chief legal and IP officer David Cohen opens IP law firm and advisory firm Kidon IP

David Cohen, the former chief legal and intellectual property officer at Vringo Inc., now known as FORM Holdings Corp. (FH), has launched his own IP law firm David L. Cohen P.C. and IP advisory firm Kidon IP Corp. in New York. Through the law firm and Kidon IP, Cohen will provide an array of legal [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|exec changes, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Invention Capital Associates’ Matt Vella joins IP practice of Prince Lobel as a partner

Matt Vella, the former CEO of Acacia Research Corp. (ACTG), and managing partner at Invention Capital Associates, has joined Prince Lobel Tye LLP as a partner in the law firm’s intellectual property practice group. The Boston-based firm said Vella will assist clients with patent licensing, litigation, and defense, along with portfolio development.   Prince Lobel’s [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|exec changes, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Dominion Harbor partners with Hawkeye Ventures on new $50M patent fund structured for flexibility

Dominion Harbor Enterprises (DHE), the intellectual property advisory and licensing company run by CEO David Pridham, said it is partnering with Hawkeye Ventures LLC, an investment fund run by Michael Allen, to create $50 million patent acquisition investment fund. Dallas-based Dominion said the fund has been structured to allow for maximum flexibility of both investment size [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Patent Investing|0 Comments

Spherix touts ‘exciting’ opportunities after tiny capital raise and acquisition of optical patents

Spherix Inc. (SPEX), the patent licensing company run by CEO Anthony Hayes, said it is looking to invest some of the $2.5 million in capital it recently raised in a public offering of stock in new biopharmaceutical companies similar to Hoth Therapeutics. The Bethesda, Maryland-based company has pivoted away from patent monetization since turning over [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Patent Investing|0 Comments

Inventergy Innovations completes seventh partnership with international solar panel company

Inventergy Global Inc. (OTC PINK: INVT), the patent licensing company run by CEO Joseph Beyers, said its Inventergy Innovations LLC subsidiary completed its seventh partnership agreement, this time too help an unnamed international solar panel mounting company to license its technology across the solar industry. The Campbell, California-based company said the agreement will allow Inventergy [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Patent Investing|0 Comments

RPX reports second quarter net income unchanged from a year ago as lower costs made up for lower revenue

RPX Corp. (RPXC), the patent aggregator and litigation loss control company run by CEO Martin Roberts, said its second quarter net income was unchanged from a year ago as lower expenses made up for a drop in revenue. San Francisco-based RPX posted second quarter net income of $4.2 million, or 8 cents a share, the [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|earnings, Patent Investing|0 Comments

GE sues Denmark’s Vestas over infringement of patent that earned a $166M award against Mitsubishi

General Electric Co. has accused Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a Denmark-based developer of variable speed wind turbines and components, and Vestas-American Wind Technology Inc. of infringing a patent that addresses a problem with power grid connected wind turbines. The patent in suit is U.S. Patent No. 7,629,705, entitled “Method and apparatus for operating electrical machines.” [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|litigation, Patent Investing|0 Comments

ParkerVision expects to take orders for new consumer Wi-Fi product by middle of August

ParkerVision Inc. (PRKR) (“ParkerVision”), the wireless technology licensing company run by CEO Jeffrey Parker, said it expects to begin taking orders for Milo, its new distributed Wi-Fi system for consumers, by the middle of August. The Jacksonville, Florida-based company said Milo will initially be available for purchase at Amazon.com, as well as the Milo online [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Patent Investing, Product|0 Comments