VirnetX says standstill agreement reached with HTC may lead to licensing agreement

VirnetX Holding Corp. (VHC), the an Internet security software and technology licensing company run by CEO Kendall Larsen, said it hopes to reach a licensing agreement with HTC Corp. without the need for litigation, after the two sides reached a standstill agreement brokered by IP Value Management. Zephyr Cove, Nevada-based VirnetX is trying to buck the [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Asia, licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

China seen as unbowed by Trump’s plan to probe its alleged misappropriation of IP

The Chinese government is unlikely to take very seriously President Trump’s preparations for a broad investigation into China's trade practices regarding misappropriation of intellectual property for microchips, electric cars and other crucial technologies, patent market observers say. That's because China is shielded somewhat from U.S. laws by its membership in the World Trade Organization and [...]

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

Microcap Nano One Materials files patents to secure ‘innovative’ battery storage technology

Nano One Materials (NNOMF) is spending considerable amounts of its time and money filing patents on its low cost, high performance nanotechnology for lithium ion battery materials for electric vehicles, energy storage and consumer electronics. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based company says its patented technology can be configured for a wide range of nanostructured materials and [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Asia, China, Korea, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Qualcomm licenses wireless electrical vehicle charging technology to Nichicon in Asia

Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) and Nichicon Corp. (TSE: 6996) today announced that they have entered into a wireless electric vehicle charging (WEVC) license agreement for undisclosed terms. San Diego-based Qualcomm said Nichicon will include Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology in its product portfolio and will focus on commercializing WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) and Electric Vehicle (EV) [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Asia, licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

VirnetX says $20M investment from Japan’s PICA has been postponed indefinitely

VirnetX Holding Corp. (VHC), the patent licensing company run by CEO Kendall Larsen, said the month-long delay in the $20 million investment from Japan’s Public Intelligence Technology Associate has been postponed indefinitely because of unfinished due diligence by investors in the Japanese private equity firm. Zephyr Cove, Nevada-based VirnetX said June 1 that PICA had [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Asia, Financing, Patent Investing|0 Comments

VirnetX says ‘unforeseen circumstances’ led to one month delay in PICA’s $20M investment

VirnetX Holding Corp. (VHC), the patent licensing company that announced $20 million investment from Japan’s Public Intelligence Technology Associates (PICA) earlier this month, said the closing date of the the investment has been extend for a month due to "unforeseen circumstances." The Zephyr Cove, Nevada-based company made the disclosure in a filing with the Securities [...]

Dominion partners with Beijing East IP to expand licensing of Kodak portfolio in China

Dominion Harbor Enterprises (DHE) has partnered with Beijing East IP Law Firm, the top intellectual property firm in China run by Dr. Lulin Gao, to further expand the licensing opportunities of the Kodak portfolio across an expanding Chinese market. Dominion’s Monument Peak Ventures (MPV), acquired the portfolio from Intellectual Ventures in February 2017 and has [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Asia, China, Patent Investing|0 Comments

VirnetX details revenue payment schedule with Japan’s Public Intelligence Technology Associates

VirnetX Holding Corp. (VHC), the patent licensing company that received a $20 million investment from Japan's Public Intelligence Technology Associates (PICA), agreed to make quarterly payments to the Japanese private equity consortium representing a percentage of revenue sold in Japan by VirnetX's Japanese subsidiary. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, VirnetX said under [...]

Japanese PE consortium invests $20M in VirnetX to help it expand sales of internet security technology in Japan

VirnetX Holding Corp. (VHC), the Internet security software and technology licensing company run by CEO Kendall Larsen, said it received a $20 million investment from a private equity consortium of Japanese companies to allow it to expand sales of its Gabriel suite of internet security products in Japan. The influx of capital also will aide [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Asia, Financing, Patent Investing, Product|0 Comments

Qualcomm reaches 3G, 4G patent licensing agreement with India’s Smartron

Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM), the technology and licensing company run by CEO Steve Mollenkopf, said that on Sunday, April 23, it reached a 3G and 4G patent licensing agreement with India's Smartron India Private Ltd. Terms weren't disclosed. San Diego, California-based Qualcomm said it has granted Smartron a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Asia, India, licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments