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

InterDigital enters patent licensing deal with Fujitsu Connected Technologies

InterDigital Inc. (IDCC), the wireless research and development and licensing company run by CEO William Merritt, said its patent holding subsidiaries have entered into a multi-year, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty bearing patent license agreement with Fujitsu Connected Technologies Ltd. The Wilmington, Delaware-based company said the agreement covers the sale of Funjitsu's 2G, 3G and 4G terminal unit [...]

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

Finjan grants patent license to Trend Micro for more than $13.4 million in cash

Finjan Holdings Inc. (FNJN), the cybersecurity technology and licensing company run by CEO Phil Hartstein, said its subsidiaries, Finjan Inc., Finjan Mobile Inc. and Finjan Blue Inc. have entered into a patent licensing agreement with Trend Micro Inc. (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a cybersecurity technology company for more than $13.4 million in cash. East Palo [...]

By | July 2nd, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

WiLAN’s Commercial Copy grants license to Brother Corp. ending litigation

Wi-LAN Inc., the patent licensing unit of Quarterhill Inc. (QTRH), said its wholly-owned subsidiary, Commercial Copy Innovations Inc., has granted a license for certain patents owned by CCI to Brother International Corp. and Brother Industries (U.S.A) Inc. Ottawa, Ontario-based WiLAN said the license resolves ongoing litigation between CCI and Brother. WiLAN didn't disclose the terms [...]

Immersion signs haptics licensing agreement with Japan’s Calsonic Kensei

Immersion (IMMR), the developer and licensor of touch feedback or haptic technology run by interim CEO Carl Schlachte, said it has signed a license agreement with Calsonic Kansei Corp., a Japanese global automotive components manufacturer. San Jose, California-based Immersion didn't disclose the terms of the transaction. The company said in a statement that under the agreement [...]

By | June 18th, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments

Universal Display signs technology licensing deal with China’s Visionox

Universal Display Corp. (OLED), the organic light emitting diode (OLED) display technology company run by CEO Steven Abramson, said it signed a new OLED technology licensing agreement with China’s Visionox Technology Inc. for terms not disclosed. The Ewing, New Jersey-based company said the deal also included a supplemental material purchase agreement. Under the agreements, Universal [...]

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

RPX licenses former Siemens patents assigned to WiLAN unit Network Managing Solutions

Wi-LAN Inc., the patent licensing unit of Quarterhill Inc. (QTRH), said its today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Network Managing Solutions LLC, has granted a license for certain patents owned by NMS to RPX Corp. (RPXC). Ottawa, Ontario-based WiLAN said the terms were confidential and that the licensed patents relate to network management technology. In [...]

TiVo enters multi-year IP license with France’s Fnac Darty for undisclosed amount

TiVo Corp. (TIVO), the entertainment technology and licensing company run by CEO Enrique Rodriguez, said it has entered into a multi-year intellectual property license agreement covering the consumer electronics brands of the Fnac Darty Group for an undisclosed amount. The San Jose, California-based company said the new multi-region European intellectual property license enables Fnac Darty, [...]

TiVo renews multi-year patent license with TV manufacturer VIZIO for undisclosed amount

TiVo Corp. (TIVO), the entertainment technology and patent licensing company run by CEO Enrique Rodriguez, said it has renewed its patent license agreement with leading TV manufacturer VIZIO for an undisclosed amount. San Jose, California-based TiVo said the multi-year license renewal extends VIZIO's use of TiVo's patent portfolios for the company's products. "TiVo's intellectual property [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|licensing agreement, Patent Investing|0 Comments