Category Archives: Commercial

RPX Corporation Announces Licensing Transaction with Excalibur IP

SAN FRANCISCOFeb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — RPX Corporation today announced that it has secured license rights to Excalibur IP’s patent portfolio for a syndicate made up of a subset of the RPX membership, while also reserving rights for additional and future members. Excalibur IP is a subsidiary of Altaba Inc., the company formerly known as Yahoo, Inc. prior to the sale of Yahoo!’s operating businesses to Verizon in 2017. The global portfolio consists of more than 2,000 patents owned by Excalibur IP.

Longford Capital General Counsel to Serve as Adjunct Professor of Law Teaching Course on Litigation Finance

CHICAGO, February 24, 2020 – Baylor Law has tapped William P. Farrell, Jr., co-founder, managing director, and general counsel of Longford Capital, to serve as an adjunct professor at the law school and to lead a course on litigation funding. The litigation funding course is a part of Baylor Law’s innovative LL.M. program in litigation management, the first program of its kind.