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Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH Enters AIR FLOW Patent Licensing Program

Frankfurt and Paris December 21st, 2016 - Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, and France Brevets entered into a royalty-fee bearing patent license agreement under the AIR FLOW Patent Licensing Program. Under the terms of the agreement, France Brevets has granted to Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH a Germany based license under the AIR Flow Patents for its installed Ventilations Systems. 

France Brevet Licenses NFC Patents to Sony

Paris, France April 4th, 2016 — France Brevets, and its affiliate NFC Technology LLC, today announced that they have granted to Sony a worldwide royalty-bearing patent license under their NFC Patent Licensing Program for use in Sony’s products. 

France Brevets Launches a New Licensing Program

Paris – March 24, 2016 - France Brevets acquired patents related to multimedia, computing and communication technology. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. These patents will fuel a new licensing campaign designed, managed and executed by France Brevets. The licensing strategy will be implemented shortly. 

European tech companies and research institutes who believe in the value of intellectual property launch IP Europe

Brussels, January 26, 2016 - Today Airbus, Ericsson and France Brevets announced the founding of IP Europe, a consensus-based non-profit entity. The initiative is aiming at defending patents rights and protecting fair compensations for innovators, balanced opportunities to enter the market, and high quality products at affordable prices for consumers. IP Europe is supported by other leading innovators such as Alstom, the Fraunhofer Institute, and Orange, along with several ground-breaking European SMEs and research institutes.

Court decision on Validity against HTC in Germany in the NFC patent disputes with France Brevets

Paris, January 22, 2016 - On January 13th, 2016 after a trial on the merits the German Federal Patent Court (Bundespatentgericht) in Munich fully confirmed the validity of EP 1 855 229.

MINES ParisTech study

Paris, October 2nd, 2014 - France Brevets commissioned a report by MINES ParisTech to assess the correlation between financier success on investing in a startup and the building of its patent portfolio. Full report can be accessed on line.

France Brevets Licenses NFC Patents to LG ELECTRONICS as its First Licensee

Paris, August 18th, 2014 - France Brevets today announced that they have granted to LG Electronics a worldwide royalty-bearing patent license under their NFC Patent Licensing Program for use in LG Electronics’ smartphone products.

France Brevets files lawsuits against LG and HTC on NFC (Near Field Communication) patents

December 9, 2013 - France Brevets announced that it files patent infringement lawsuits against LG electronics and HTC in Germany and in United States for the use of NFC patents in their products (the lawsuit was filed in United States by NFC Technology, LLC, an affiliate of France Brevets). 

FRANCE BREVETS AND CONTROL4 HAVE REACHED AN AGREEMENT OVER THE SMART HOME PATENTS

October 24, 2013 - France Brevets today announced that it has reached a mutually beneficial agreement with Control4 Corporation over France Brevets’ patents relating to automation and control solution in smart homes (EP1175755 and its counterparts).

ONERA AND FRANCE BREVETS SIGNED A COOPERATION AGREEMENT

July 16, 2012 - The partnership between Onera and France Brevets will allows companies to benefit from technologies developed for aerospace, space and defense.