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2014-09-24 20:22:20

Proceeds to Accelerate Growth and Path to Profitability SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), a provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted intellectual property (IP), today announced that it has raised $2,652,000 in a private financing led by institutional investors from the sale of 10,608,000 shares of common stock in the Company and warrants to purchase 15,912,000 shares of common stock in the Company. The...

2014-09-24 12:32:55

Supports Gabriel Technology Platform And Secure Domain Name Initiative ZEPHYR COVE, Nev., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VirnetX(TM) Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that on September 23, 2014, it was granted a new patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); US Patent No. 8,843,643,entitled System and Method Employing an Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure...

2014-09-24 04:21:54

BISHOP'S STORTFORD, England, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exceptional event showcased next generation informatics solutions, several customer case studies and an unexpected after dinner guest Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, announced today that this year's European User Group Meeting (EUGM) held at Down Hall Country House Hotel, Hertfordshire was the largest and most successful to date....

2014-09-24 00:20:26

Qualitative assessment of the innovation landscape reveals trends in technology proliferation and provides a quantification of potential IPR infringement risk. HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Totaro & Associates, a Houston, TX based market research and innovation strategy consulting firm is launching IP Portfolio Analyzer(TM), an innovation analysis and data analytics tool that provides dashboards, charts and insights into technological advancements through a qualitative...

2014-09-23 23:07:29

Fish chooses VideoLink and the VideoLink ReadyCam video studio to support the firm's strategic video marketing initiatives. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Law firm Fish & Richardson has engaged VideoLink LLC, a full service video production company headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, to develop a long-term video strategy and install a customized on-site video studio to support the firm’s strategic video marketing initiatives. Fish installed a ReadyCam® studio...

2014-09-18 16:25:22

More players on the playground, business is starting: when will the IP battle begin? LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GaN-on-Si technology appeared naturally as an alternative to GaN-on-Sapphire--the main stream technology for LED applications. Today, despite potential cost benefits, the mass adoption of GaN-on-Si technology for LED applications remains unclear. Most major LED makers have a patenting activity related to GaN-on-Si technology, but so far, few have made it the...

2014-09-18 04:21:57

LONDON, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a London-based IP business intelligence company releases the world's first intellectual property analytics tool for the business community, major corporates, accountants and banks call for intellectual property data transparency. The development of patents as a functioning asset class has reached a critical phase according to a report from AISTEMOS, which is backed by organisations including ARM, EY, Deutsche Bank, UK IPO...

2014-09-17 08:34:47

Thirty Patents Pending Nationally and Internationally Secure the Company's Leadership Position SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), reports that it currently has thirty patents pending worldwide to identify, monitor and monetize against peer-to-peer copyright infringement. Rightscorp's proprietary patent-pending software protects copyright...

2014-09-16 12:36:07

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual Ventures(TM) (IV) announced today that Vivint(TM), a leading provider of smart home technology, has fortified its intellectual property (IP) strategy by entering into a long-term partnership with IV, becoming a customer of IV's IP for Defense program, and acquiring select patents from IV. Under this agreement, Vivint was granted rights to IV's extensive patent portfolio and obtained more than 20 patents in areas of interest...

2014-09-09 16:26:30

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced revenue guidance for the third quarter ending September 30, 2014, of approximately $165 million, as compared with actual revenue of $100.2 million for the third quarter of 2013, an approximate 65 percent increase. The forecasted revenues for the third quarter of 2014 include royalty payments from PDL's licensees to the Queen et al. patents, net royalty payments from acquired royalty...


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