Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase RainDance Technologies, Inc. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Show More Summary
Social networking giant Facebook has bought a startup that focuses on intellectual property protection and management services. The acquisition will help to expand Facebook's anti-piracy repertoire, and make sure that copyright issues are properly handled. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Facebook Inc. this Monday acquired an intellectual property startup called Source3 so it can use the company’s technology to identify pirated content shared via its social network. The acquisition was revealed by Source3 on its website and first spotted by Recode. Show More Summary
Rachel Krevans, former head of intellectual property for Morrison & Foerster and part of Apple's legal team during its infamous IP courtroom fight against Samsung, died on Wednesday at the age of 60 after losing a battle with cancer...
On the EU IPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) website, new listings have appeared for various Nintendo controllers. This includes those for the NES, SNES, Nintendo Switch and most importantly Nintendo 64. Considering the...Show More Summary
Honda has filed a patent for the interior of its “baby NSX” with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. The renders were discovered by AutoGuide and Autocar. Although they show a vehicle without a front windscreen, we believe that’s because the patent only relates to the interior. Also of note, the car has an aircraft-style […]
Despite a heated on-going court battle over patents and intellectual property, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf still sees the potential for an out-of-court resolution to the dispute with Apple, Fortune reports. Mollenkopf compared the case to others the company has fought over the years with other tech giants. Show More Summary
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf in an interview on Monday provided additional background on the company's ongoing legal battle with Apple, saying he believes intellectual property pricing and contract obligations are its core. He seemed optimistic, however, that the fight will end in an out of court settlement.
A Scottish brewer has lost its battle to give a bestselling beer the same first name as one of the most popular musicians in history. Last week, the UK Intellectual Property Office ruled that BrewDog must change the name of its grapefruit-infused Elvis Juice IPA after attorneys for Elvis Presley...
The styling of the next-generation Renault Megane RS has been revealed via filings made with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). These rendered images of Renault’s new hot hatch were first published on the WorldScoop forum, and confirm earlier leaks of the car’s side and rear to be genuine. To accompany the car’s wider track, […]
The 14-acre park addition is set to open in 2019 Disneyland's Star Wars-themed expansion is still a couple years away from making its debut, but fans of Disney and its vast trove of intellectual property got a sneak peek at the theme...Show More Summary
There's an unwritten rule in Hollywood--or it may actually be written down, considering how pervasive it is--that nothing can ever end. Franchises built on existing intellectual property, whether adapted from previous media or sprung wholly on film, are the key to success, according to the big movie studios. Not only can the marketing never tell...
Saul Bellow is dead, but he still matters if you want to get a law job. A prominent intellectual property firm recently screened applicants based on their essays about Bellow, a 20th Century author who won numerous prizes for his work. The firm posted a job for a lawyer......
Riot Games has filed a lawsuit alleging Chinese mobile dev Shanghai Moonton Technology is engaging in 'willful and bad faith infringement' of Riot's rights to its flagship intellectual property....
Acquisition includes all brands, assets, patents and intellectual properties of Robinson Outdoor Products MUSKEGON, MI (July 7, 2017) – ScentLok Technologies, the leading manufacturer of premium, scent-controlling products, is pleased and excited to announce its acquisition of Robinson Outdoor Products. Show More Summary
The fortunes going to Bill and other beneficiaries of intellectual property protection come out of the pockets of the rest of us.
(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) The Valley Fever assay on the GeneSTAT System has been developed based on intellectual property exclusively licensed from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Flagstaff, Arizona. Show More Summary
The blue and white ribbed sari is now the exclusive intellectual property of the Missionaries of Charity, which was founded by the nun some 70 years ago.
The Spring issue of the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property has published an interesting student note by Jaya Bajaj titled “Art, Copyright, and Activism: Could the Intersection of Environmental Art and Copyright Law...Show More Summary
We get some crazy lawsuits hitting the courts over video games, and some occasionally have merit. Then we get ones where a party isn't happy with the way his intellectual property is being used. Such is the case with singer Dion andShow More Summary