License Agreements


  • Feb 4- Cisco Systems Inc and Google Inc said they had entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies. The cross-licensing agreement is an effective way to help prevent unnecessary patent lawsuits, the companies said in a statement.

  • Twitter buys patents, seals licensing pact with IBM Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31- Twitter Inc has bought 900 patents and signed a cross-licensing agreement with IBM, making peace with Big Blue and bulking up on its intellectual property portfolio as it takes on larger rivals Google and Facebook.

  • Comcast in talks to license technology to Cox -sources Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Jan 28- Comcast Corp, the No. 1 U.S. cable operator, is in advanced discussions about licensing its "X1" video operating system to Cox Communications, the third-largest cable operator, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Google, Samsung announce global patent agreement Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Jan 26- Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which are frequently involved in patent infringement lawsuits but not against each other, announced on Sunday that they have reached a global patent cross-licensing agreement.