Agreements bolster Tela’s patent licensing program
LOS GATOS, Calif. – June 12, 2014 – Tela Innovations, Inc. announced that it has resolved its pending patent infringement litigation with Google by a mutual license agreement between the two companies. Tela also reached a separate agreement to settle its pending litigation with Pantech of Korea. Terms of the agreements will remain confidential.
Motorola Mobility LLC, acquired by Google in 2012, and Pantech were named as respondents in an investigation instituted in March 2013 by the United States International Trade Commission as a result of a complaint filed by Tela. Both parties were also named as defendants in Tela’s contemporaneously filed patent infringement action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Joint motions to dismiss all pending litigation have been filed by the parties. Litigation against the remaining defendants in these suits, LG Electronics, Nokia and HTC, remains pending.
“Tela has invested significant resources to develop and protect its foundational technology enabling continued semiconductor scaling and these agreements are confirmation of the strength of our patent portfolio,” said Scott Becker, president and CEO of Tela. “Our patented products enable designers to achieve the best performance, area and power characteristics possible as semiconductor processes continue to scale.”
KEN DYER joins as VP of Licensing to strengthen Tela’s patent licensing program
LOS GATOS, Calif. – January 13, 2014 – Tela Innovations, which provides design solutions to enable continued cost-effective scaling of semiconductor manufacturing, today announced the addition of Ken Dyer as Vice President of Licensing. In this role he will be responsible for overseeing all matters relating to the licensing of Tela’s extensive patent portfolio, including negotiating and executing patent license agreements.
“Tela’s focus since its founding in 2005 has been to develop fundamental technology related to the design of semiconductors in advanced technology nodes. To date Tela has more than 120 patents issued and a broad pipeline of additional innovations,” said Scott Becker, president and CEO of Tela. “Ken brings a unique combination of experience and credentials along with a successful track record in monetizing patent portfolios for innovations in semiconductor technology to the Tela team.”Read More»
39th Annual GOMAC Tech Conference
March 31 – April 3, 2014
Embassy Suites North Charleston, South Carolina
GOMACTech is a conference established primarily to review developments in microcircuit applications for government systems. Established in 1968, the conference has focused on advances in systems being developed by the Department of Defense and other government agencies and has been used to announce major government microelectronics initiatives such as VHSIC and MIMIC, and provides a forum for government reviews.
The GOMACTech conference is an Unclassified, Export-Controlled event that requires participants to be U.S. Citizens or legal U.S. Permanent Residents. All registrants must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status prior to being permitted entry into the conference. Additionally, a signed Non-Disclosure Statement will be required.
Learn more here: www.gomactech.net
TELA INNOVATIONS, INC. FILES COMPLAINT AT THE U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION FOR UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES STEMMING FROM PATENT INFRINGEMENT
LOS GATOS, Calif. – February 11, 2013 – Tela Innovations, Inc. today announced that it filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) against HTC Corporation, HTC America, Inc., LG Electronics, Inc., LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc., Motorola Mobility LLC, Nokia Corporation; Nokia, Inc.; Pantech Co., Ltd.; and Pantech Wireless, Inc. (collectively, the “Respondents”) alleging that the Respondents have engaged in unfair trade practices by selling for importation into the United States, importing into the United States, and/or selling after importation into the United States certain consumer electronics devices that infringe seven of Tela’s United States patents.
Tela has created patented design solutions for advanced IC manufacturing processes where lithography-driven constraints require novel approaches to both digital circuit design and the physical implementation of these designs. These solutions are utilized in the most recent generation of products offered by the named Respondents.