UCLA Invents Newsletter
Newsletter published by: UCLA OIP-ISR July 2015





August 07, 2015
FirstFridays @OIP-ISR
Topic:  "Protecting and Commercializing Copyrights at UCLA"
Speaker:  Kat Fibiger, Technology Transfer Officer, UCLA OIP-ISR

July  28, 2015
Lunch with USPTO Director, Michelle K. Lee 
A lunchtime lecture at the UCLA School of Law on the rapidly evolving intellectual property landscape...

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UCLA Licensee, Kythera, Acquired by Allergan for $2.1B
UCLA licensee, Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, recently announced that they have entered into an agreement to be acquired by Allergan in a cash and equity transaction valued at $75 per Kythera share, or approximately $2.1 billion. 
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UCLA Startup Announces New X-Ray Product
X-ray technology innovator Tribogenics, announces that it has commercialized the x-ray industry’s first sub $10,000 handheld XRF spectrometer using new proprietary X-ray technology developed in collaboration with DARPA and UCLA. Tribogenics' new technology eliminates the need for expensive, high voltage products by using a process similar to static electricity (triboelectric effect) to generate X-rays.
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Anderson Launches Technology Management Center
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UCLA Anderson launches the new Easton Technology Management Center, thanks to gifts from James L. Easton totaling $11 million that will broaden the base of technology opportunities across the UCLA campus. The Center's goal is to position its students to lead and drive change in the rapidly changing tech landscape of California and the world.
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UC Tops List of Universities Receiving U.S. Patents
The University of California has been ranked first in the world among universities granted U.S. patents in 2014, according to the latest report by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). The UC system was granted 453 patents in 2014 for discoveries made by its researchers. As of June 2014, the university had 4,448 active U.S. patents in total.

Intellectual Property Announcements

New U.S. Patents Awarded

  • 9,077,412 - Regenerative Receiver Architectures for Millimeter-wave and sub-millimeter-wave imaging and communication  
    F. Chang, et al.
  • 9,073,022 - System and Method for Recycling Surfactant in Emulsion Production  
    T. Mason
  • 9,071,204 - Digital polar and ZVS contour based hybrid power amplifier  
    S. Pamarti, et al.
  • 9,072,709 - Enhancement of bone morphogenic protein (BMP) retention with BMP binding peptide (BBP)  
    J. Wang, et al.
  • 9,068,280 - Droplet bilayer formation using throughput liquid handling techniques  
    J. Schmidt, et al.
  • 9,057,702 - Compact wide-field fluorescent imaging on a mobile device  
    A. Ozcan, et al.
  • 9,056,924 - Mutations in the BCR-ABL tryosine kinase associated with resistance to STI-571  
    C. Sawyers, et al.
  • 9,051,176 - Massively parallel assembly of composite structures using depletion attraction  
    T. Mason
  • 9,050,300 - Surgical applications for BMP binding protein  
    S. Murray, et al.
  • 9,050,298 - Method of treating ischemia/reperfusion injuries to a heart with netrin-1  
    H. Cai


New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing



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  • UCLA Startup, Bone Biologics, Receives $2M Funding Round
  • Online Invention Disclosure Option added to UCLA PI Portal
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded
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