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  1. July 31, 2017

    Inventor Settles $89M Licensing Row Over Nuclear Technology

    An Italian inventor who sued in Florida federal court over an $89 million licensing agreement for an energy catalyzer patent has settled the dispute with licensee Cherokee Investment Partners LLC over technology for a low-energy nuclear reactor called the E-Cat.

  2. June 30, 2017

    Inventor Tells Fla. Jury He’s Owed $89M In Licensing Dispute

    An Italian inventor suing over an $89 million licensing agreement for an energy catalyzer patent opened trial Friday in Miami, telling jurors that the licensees had repeatedly touted the technology and said it had “potential to change the world” before reneging on the agreement.

  3. June 29, 2017

    Judge Orders Restart In Trial Over $89M IP Licensing Dispute

    A trial over an $89 million licensing agreement concerning an energy catalyzer patent is off to a rocky start after a Florida federal judge declared a mistrial Thursday just one day after seating a jury, forcing attorneys to start again the next morning.

  4. May 17, 2017

    Energy Cos. Denied Quick Wins In $89M IP Licensing Dispute

    A Florida judge shot down two energy companies’ dueling petitions for quick wins Wednesday in an $89 million licensing suit concerning an energy catalyzer patent, deferring to a jury to evaluate the remaining factual inconsistencies in their competing accounts.

  5. April 5, 2017

    Nuclear Reactor Licensees Push To End $89M IP Suit

    Two companies that licensed a nuclear reactor hit back against the energy technology’s owner Tuesday, arguing in Florida federal court that the patent holders clearly violated a licensing agreement and voided an $89 million contract.

  6. March 23, 2017

    Private Equity Co. Wants Quick Win Against $89M IP Suit

    Energy companies locked in a battle over patent licensing for an energy catalyzer filed dueling motions for summary judgment in Florida federal court this week, with the patent owner insisting it has a right to enforce its contract and the licensees saying the device didn’t perform as promised.

  7. January 11, 2017

    Bid To Sanction Jones Day In $89M IP Suit Premature: Judge

    Jones Day attorneys and their client Cherokee Investment Partners LLC won’t be sanctioned for allegedly making frivolous counterclaims in an $89 million patent licensing dispute with a company that invested in an energy catalyzer, a Florida federal judge said on Wednesday, calling the request “premature.”

  8. January 10, 2017

    Reactor Inventor Wants Jones Day Sanctioned In $89M IP Row

    A company that has purportedly invented a cold fusion reactor on Tuesday urged a Florida federal judge to sanction private equity fund Cherokee Investment Partners LLC and its Jones Day attorneys for denying true facts and making frivolous claims in the parties’ $89 million patent licensing dispute.