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

Network-1 reaches settlement and licensing deal with Axis Communications

Network-1 Technologies Inc. (NTIP), the patent licensing company run by CEO Corey Horowitz, said it agreed to settle its patent litigation against Axis Communications Inc. and affiliated entities, though it didn't disclose the terms. New York-based Network-1 filed the action against Axis Communications and affiliates in the U.S. District Court in Tyler, Texas, for infringement [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|licensing agreement, litigation, Patent Investing|0 Comments

WiLAN’s Improved Search settles infringement dispute with AOL after a PTAB win

Improved Search LLC, a unit of WiLAN Inc. the the patent licensing arm of Quarterhill Inc. (QTRH), the diversified holding company run by Executive Chairman Jim Skippen, and Oath Inc., a unit of AOL Inc. agreed to settle their patent infringement dispute. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. Improved Search filed its complaint in [...]

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

RPX completes patent rights deal with ZiiLabs ending litigation against Lenovo, LG, Sony, MediaTek and others

RPX Corp. (RPXC), the provider of patent risk and discovery management solutions run by CEO Martin Roberts, said it has completed a patent rights agreement with ZiiLabs Inc. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd. The San Francisco-based company didn’t disclose the financial terms of the transaction, saying only that ZilLabs will receive [...]

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 [...]

(Update1) Acacia alums at Longhorn IP win licensing agreements with Western Digital and SanDisk

Longhorn IP, the patent licensing company founded by former Acacia Research Corp.(ACTG) executives Chris Dubuc and Khaled Fekih-Romdhane, said on Tuesday, June 27 that its Lone Star Silicon Innovations LLC subsidiary has reached an agreement with Western Digital Corp. and SanDisk LLC. Plano, Texas based Longhorn IP didn’t disclose the terms of the agreement. The [...]

Acacia’s Saint Lawrence unit reaches licensing agreement with China’s ZTE, terms not disclosed

Acacia Research Corp. (ACTG), the patent licensing company run by Executive Chairman Louis Graziadio III, said its subsidiaries Saint Lawrence Communications LLC and Saint Lawrence Communications GmbH have entered into a patent license agreement with ZTE Corp. Newport Beach, California-based Acacia officials didn’t provide any information on how much ZTE agreed to pay for the [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Europe, licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Quarterhill reaches licensing deals with Amazon and Ericsson ahead of trials

Quarterhill Inc. (QTRH), the diversified holding company and patent licensing company run by Executive Chairman Jim Skippen, said it reached licensing agreements with Amazon and Ericsson this week. Ottawa, Ontario-based Quarterhill said on Tuesday June 13 its wholly-owned subsidiary Wi-LAN Inc. has entered into a patent license agreement with Amazon.com Inc. The company saids the [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|licensing agreement, 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 [...]