Auris Medical Holding (EARS) Receives Two New U.S. Patents Jul 2, 2015 05:11PM

Auris Medical Holding (NASDAQ: EARS) announced two recent additions to its U.S. intellectual property portfolio. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") has issued an Issue Notification for U.S. Patent Application No. 14/448,999, titled "Methods for the Treatment of Tinnitus Induced by Cochlear Excitotoxicity," which will issue as U.S. Patent No. 9,072,662 on July 7, 2015. The patent's key claim is directed to the use of a pharmaceutical composition comprising... (continue reading...)

Kyocera (KYO), Microsoft (MSFT) Expand Licensing Agreement Jul 2, 2015 05:01PM

Kyocera (NYSE: KYO) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) announced they have signed an agreement expanding on a prior patent licensing arrangement. The new agreement enables the companies to use a broader range of each other's technologies in their respective products through a patent cross-license.

In addition to strengthening the partnership between the two companies, it also resolves a patent infringement lawsuit brought earlier this year in U.S. District Court. The... (continue reading...)

FTC Requires Dollar Tree (DLTR) and Family Dollar (FDO) to Divest 330 Stores as Condition of Merger Jul 2, 2015 03:47PM

Discount retailers Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR). and Family Dollar Stores (NYSE: FDO) have agreed to sell 330 Family Dollar stores to a private equity firm, Sycamore Partners, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Dollar Tree’s proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Family Dollar would likely be anticompetitive.

According to the FTC’s complaint, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar sell deeply discounted general merchandise items – including food, home products,... (continue reading...)

Vantage Drilling (VTG) Refutes Allegations of Being Tied to Arrest of Former Petrobras Director Jul 2, 2015 03:15PM

Vantage Drilling (NYSE: VTG) has challenged reports alleging that the arrest of a former Petrobras International Director was tied in some way to the Company's contract with Petrobras for the Titanium Explorer. "Several hundred contracts were signed by this former Director, which in Vantage's case, was after the parent board of Petrobras had approved the contract," said Paul Bragg, Chairman and CEO of Vantage. Vantage is fully performing under the contract and found no... (continue reading...)

NHSTA Likely to Issue Enforcement Action Against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) Jul 2, 2015 02:08PM

The NHTSA is likely to issue action on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE: FCAU) soon after July 17, according to Bloomberg, citing agency administrator Mark Rosekind. Fiat Chrysler, criticized for its handling of recalls at a public hearing earlier today, may receive a legal order similar GM.

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