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Patents News In Minnesota - Google News

RedHill Biopharma Acquires Technology From University of Minnesota
Jewish Business News
Israeli RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (Nasdaq:RDHL) (TASE:RDHL) , has entered into a license agreement with the University of Minnesota to acquire the rights to a patented technology to support the development of a commercial diagnostic test for detection of ...
RedHill Biopharma Acquires Technology from University of Minnesota as Part of ...Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Cellectis Plant Sciences and Two Blades Foundation Announce the Execution of ...
Digital Journal
Cellectis plant sciences, a Minnesota-based company focusing on developing healthier food products, and the Two Blades Foundation (2Blades) today announced the execution of a non-exclusive cross-license agreement relating to TAL nuclease technologies ...

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Big Lots facing patent infringement suit over coffee products
Washington Examiner
... patents and legal fees. Nifty is also seeking an immediate injunction against Big Lots to prevent it from selling the products. Nifty Home Products, Inc. is represented by Peter Niklai of Nikolai & Mersereau, P.A. The suit was filed in Minnesota ...

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Universities Push Harder Into Realm of Startups
Wall Street Journal
More universities are trying to fill the funding gap with their own money. In September, the University of Minnesota launched an early-stage venture fund to invest up to $20 million in university-related startups, with individual companies receiving up ...

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