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Report: Indian software companies to hire more foreign engineers
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4/30/2009   Post a comment
Indian technology services companies are reportedly preparing to hire more foreign engineers as they seek to position themselves as job creators in overseas markets where they have operations.
Letter to the editor: Protect the patent system
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4/28/2009   4 comments
A letter to the editor takes issue with our April 20 story on patent reform and calls for a strong patent system to bolster U.S. competitiveness in intellectual property and innovation.
Mosaid loses Qimonda IP license deal, but NXP re-signs
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4/17/2009   Post a comment
Memory IP specialist Mosaid Technologies Inc. (Ottawa, Canada) and NXP Semiconductors BV (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) have extended their patent license deal. However, troubled and insolvent memory maker Qimonda (Munich, Germany) has terminated the six-year patent licensing agreement between the two companies that came into effect July 1, 2006
EU defence, aerospace groups want R&D aid, not bailout
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4/17/2009   Post a comment
A lobby group representing Europe's defence and aerospace industries has urged national governments to help with more investment in R&D and provide loans for struggling suppliers and contractors, but stressed it does not need bailing out, like some oher sectors.
Micronic, ASML terminate licensing agreement
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4/16/2009   Post a comment
Micronic Laser Systems AB (Stockholm, Sweden) and ASML Netherlands B.V. have terminated their long-standing license agreement that gives the Dutch lithography gear maker the right to market optical maskless lithography for semiconductor applications based on Micronic's patents.
Bookham, JDSU settle tunable laser IP battles
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4/15/2009   Post a comment
Optical component manufacturers Bookham and JDSU have settled their long-running legal battles over ownership of intellectual property related to tunable lasers in an out of court deal, according to specialist magazine Compound Semiconductor .
Sitronics sets up Indian subsidiary
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4/9/2009   Post a comment
Russia's JSC Sitronics group, which includes companies manufacturing communications gear, microelectronics components and systems and IT products, has established a subsidiary in India.
Letter to the editor: Natural gas is the 'real' smart grid
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4/8/2009   1 comment
A reader argues that the U.S. natural gas pipeline network is the "real" smart grid.


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