Conversant Wireless joins Avanci’s IoT licensing platform

Avanci, the Internet of Things licensing platform, run by CEO Kasim Alfalahi,  announced that Conversant Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L. has joined its IoT platform as the 18th patent owner. Dallas-based Avanci said Conversant owns an extensive patent portfolio related to mobile communications networks, which include hundreds of patents and patent applications that have been declared essential [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Rambus signs patent licensing agreement with DRAM and NAND specialist Phison

Rambus Inc. (RMBS) said it signed a patent licensing agreement today with Phison, a global leader in NAND Flash controller IC and storage solutions. The Sunnyvale, California-based company said the terms of the agreement were confidential. didn’t disclose the terms of the agreement. The company said Phison will be able to use of a wide range [...]

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

WiLAN signs licensing deal with Taiwan’s Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology

Wi-LAN Inc., the patent licensing arm of Quarterhill Inc. (QTRH) run by CEO Keaton Parekh, said its Polaris Innovations Ltd. unit has granted a term license for certain patents owned by Polaris to Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology Inc. The Ottawa, Ontario-based company said the terms of the licensing deal were confidential. The licensing deal is the [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

WiLAN’s Polaris Innovations signs patent licensing deal with MediaTek

Wi-LAN Inc., the patent licensing division of Quarterhill Inc. (QTRH), run by CEO Keaton Parekh,  said its wholly‑owned subsidiary, Polaris Innovations Ltd., has granted a term license for certain patents owned by Polaris to MediaTek Inc. The Ottawa, Ontario-based company said the licensed patents relate to memory interface technology and are part of the portfolio [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

(Update1) IBM accepts $57M settlement of patent dispute with Groupon after jury awarded $82.5M

IBM Corp. (IBM) and Groupon (GRPN) today announced that they have settled all patent lawsuits between the companies for approximately $57 million paid to IBM and a long-term patent cross-license agreement between the companies. The amount is less than the $82.5 million IBM was previously awarded by a jury in a U.S. District Court in [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|licensing agreement, litigation, Patent Investing|0 Comments

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