HGGC’s RPX completes a licensing agreement with Realtime Data LLC

RPX Corp., the patent aggregator owned by private equity firm HGGC LLC, said it has completed a patent licensing agreement with Realtime Data LLC for an undisclosed sum. San Francisco-based RPX said that over the past 10 years, Realtime has sued more than 100 companies for allegedly infringing patents it owns relating to data compression [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

WiLAN reaches licensing agreement with Doro AB related to handset technology

Wi-LAN Inc., the patent licensing subsidiary of Quarterhill Inc. (QTRH) run by CEO Keaton Parekh, said it signed a multi-year running royalty license agreement with Sweden's Doro AB. Lund, Sweden-based Doro a listed Swedish company focusing on the development, marketing and sales of telecommunication and consumer electronics products and as well as, software adapted to the [...]

By | September 10th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Rambus extends patent license to Infineon Technologies for 10 years

Rambus Inc. (RMBS), the technology and patent licensing company that is run by interim CEO Luc Seraphin, said it has renewed its patent license agreement with Infineon Technologies. The Sunnyvale, California-based company didn’t disclose the financial terms of the renewal, saying only that under the ten-year extension of the agreement, Infineon will license Rambus' Differential [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

TiVo renews IP license with Altice Portugal, terms undisclosed but in line with EMEA rates

TiVo Corp. (TIVO), the entertainment technology company currently exploring strategic options, said it renewed its IP license with Altice Portugal for an amount in line with its EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) licensing rates. San Jose, California-based TiVo said Altice Portugal, with 1.6 million subscribers, is the latest service provider to renew its license [...]

By | August 13th, 2018|Europe, licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Immersion signs licensing deal with Japan’s Stanley Electric Co.

Immersion Corp. (IMMR), the developer and licensor of haptic or touch feedback technology, said it signed a license agreement with Stanley Electric Co. Ltd. Stanley, with headquarters in Tokyo, is a global supplier of lighting products and electronic components, including control panels for printers. Immersion didn't disclose the terms of the deal. The company is [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Japan, licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Immersion gets approval from SEC for confidential treatment of Apple deal suggesting $100M over 10 year period

Immersion Corp. (IMMR), the haptic or touch technology licensing company that reached a settlement with Apple Inc. in January, said it received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to maintain the confidentiality of the Apple settlement for 10 years, suggesting that the deal may be worth as much as $100 million. "It's pretty compelling [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Rambus signs patent licensing agreement with Socionext for undisclosed amount

Rambus Inc. (RMBS), the technology and patent licensing company that is looking for a CEO to replace the ousted Dr. Ron Black, said it signed a patent licensing agreement with Socionext, the developer of system-on-chip technology. Sunnyvale, California-based Rambus said the license covers a broad range of innovations related to memory controllers, SerDes and security [...]

By | July 17th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Immersion signs licensing deal with Japan’s Toyodenso, terms undisclosed

Immersion Corp. (IMMR), the developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, said it signed a license agreement with Toyodenso Co. Ltd., a Tokyo-based provider of automotive solutions, for an undisclosed amount. San Jose, California-based Immersion said the agreement provides Toyodenso with access to Immersion's patented haptic technology for use in its automotive solutions. "We are [...]

By | July 17th, 2018|Japan, licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Immersion signs licensing deal with Fitbit believed to be worth less than a $1m a year

Immersion Corp. (IMMR), the developer and licensor of haptic or touch feedback technology, said it entered into a settlement and license agreement with Fitbit Inc. without disclosing the terms. Charlie Anderson, an analyst at Dougherty & Co., who rates Immersion a “neutral,” said the deal is “fairly inconsequential” to the San Jose, California-based company. Anderson [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

WiLAN’s Polaris Innovations signs licensing pact with Etron Technology

Wi-LAN Inc., the patent licensing unit of Quarterhill Inc. (QTRH), said its wholly-owned subsidiary, Polaris Innovations Ltd. has granted a license for certain patents to Etron Technology Inc. and Etron Technology America Inc. The Ottawa-based company said the licensed patents relate to DRAM integrated circuit and memory devices. The company said the license resolves ongoing [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments