Category: IP Licensing

Vodafone Becomes a Part of Via Licensing’s Consortium

Via Licensing’s Consortium’s LTE Patent pool is a holistic platform in itself which drives all innovators of vital LTE patents towards a single offering. A huge announcement was made by Via on 22nd July, 2019 wherein the company went public with the news of Vodafone, to license their standard essential patents for the 4G Long … Continue reading Vodafone Becomes a Part of Via Licensing’s Consortium

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Broad Institute Decides to Share Non-Exclusive Licenses for CRISPR IP?

CRISPR IP has been the talk of the town amongst life scientists. Where, Harvard Broad Institute of MIT and Millipore Sigma have finally decided how they will be offering intellectual property rights relating to CRISPR in the form of non-exclusive licenses for commercial usage and further enhancement of the product.[1] What is CRISPR? CRISPR stands … Continue reading Broad Institute Decides to Share Non-Exclusive Licenses for CRISPR IP?

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Breaking Up Of Products And IP Licensing: Tivo

Introduction TiVo is one of the prominent leaders in the field of broadcast services. It is a digital video recorder capable of recording live TV programs. It was incorporated on August 4, 1997, as “Teleworld, Inc.” by Jim Barton and Mike Ramsay, veterans of Silicon Graphics and Time Warner’s Full Service Network digital video system. … Continue reading Breaking Up Of Products And IP Licensing: Tivo

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Qualcomm’s loss in IP licensing

INTRODUCTION: Qualcomm faced a setback from the US federal trade commission after it ruled that the latter is making undue advantage of its dominant position in the field of chip manufacturing, an essential part of cell phones. US District Court Judge Lucy Koh said in a long-awaited ruling that the company should must re-negotiate its … Continue reading Qualcomm’s loss in IP licensing

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Khurana & Khurana Opens Jalandhar (Punjab) Office

Upon successful practicing in the area of Intellectual Property (IP) and Commercial Litigation over the decade, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys together with its IP Asset Management Practice, IIPRD, feels immense pleasure to announce the recent opening of its 8th branch in Jalandhar. With years of helping corporates identify, create, protect, promote and … Continue reading Khurana & Khurana Opens Jalandhar (Punjab) Office

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Patent Licensing

What is Patent Licensing? Licensing is a process where the owner of the product gives permission to another entity who can extract benefit from the licensed product. Same as that licensing a patent means the owner is giving access to another individual or organisation to make, use and sell etc. with his patented invention. Usually … Continue reading Patent Licensing

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Impact Of Medimmune Case

Introduction The MedImmune case[1] arose when MedImmune, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, challenged the validity of Cabilly patent II granted to Genentech, a biotechnology corporation. MedImmune had signed an agreement with Genentech, which was the patent holder, to license the Cabilly I patent and the then-pending Cabilly II patent application, entitling MedImmune to make, use, and … Continue reading Impact Of Medimmune Case

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Fujitsu Licenses Green Technologies to Kyushu University and University of The Ryukyus

Introduction Recently, Fujitsu Ltd. announced the signing of Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing Agreement for certain green technologies with Kyushu University and the University of the Ryukyus.  This is in continuation with it becoming a WIPO Green partner in September 2018. WIPO GREEN, since its inception in 2013 has now grown to 6,000 individuals and organizations … Continue reading Fujitsu Licenses Green Technologies to Kyushu University and University of The Ryukyus

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Microsoft Cross Licensing

Microsoft grants licenses to companies under fair and reasonable terms. It is important for the company claiming license to adhere with the Microsoft’s IP licensing policy. The process for granting license is non-exclusive and is based on “commercially reasonable” terms i.e. terms under which other technology industry license is granted. Microsoft entered into more than … Continue reading Microsoft Cross Licensing

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Steering Towards Success, The Bishop’s Way

IP (Patent) Licensing and Commercialization Case Study: Bishop Steering Intellectual Property can be understood as creations of the mind such as inventions, expressions in the form of literary, artistic or other works of expression, symbols, names and images, etc. used in commerce. It can further be divided into Industrial Property or Copyright.[1] Patent as a … Continue reading Steering Towards Success, The Bishop’s Way

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