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Leica Camera AG licenses patent portfolio of Intellectual Ventures

Leica Camera AG has licensed a patent portfolio of Intellectual Ventures™ (IV) to strengthen the existing intellectual property (IP) strategy and position of Leica Camera.The agreement provides the Wetzlar based manufacturer of cameras and sport optics products with a license to IV’s patent portfolio of nearly 40,000 IP assets in more than 50 technology areas, […]

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Oliver Kaltner is the new Leica Camera AG board member for marketing, sales and retail

Starting September 1, Oliver Kaltner (45) will be the new Leica Camera AG board member for marketing, sales and retail. Here is the translated press release:

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Leica Camera AG presents show activities for Photokina 2014

Leica Camera published a schedule for the 2014 Photokina show activities (see the list of rumored/expected Leica products for Photokina):

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Leica Camera announced new ball head models and SD memory card leather case

Update: the new Leica products are now available for pre-order. Leica Camera announced new ball head models (see the current 24 and 38 models) and SD memory card leather case, all “Made in Germany”:

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Leica Camera AG acquires majority stake in Leica Shop in Vienna and Westlight Auctions

Leica Camera AG in Wetzlar has acquired nearly 75 percent of the shares of Peter Coeln GesmbH, Vienna. Both companies evaluate the transaction as an excellent strategic option for the further expansion of their business. Connected to the purchase is the purchase of two Leica stores and the Auction House West light in Vienna. Financial details were not disclosed by […]

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Schloss Bensberg Classics and Leica Camera AG continue successful partnership

From the German press – Schloss Bensberg Classics and Leica Camera AG continue successful partnership (Google translations):

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Today Leica Camera is 100 years old

LEICA CAMERA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY Allendale, NJ (January 21, 2014) – The year 1914 marked the birth of 35 mm photography as we know it today. 100 years ago, Oskar Barnack created the very first Leica, the Leitz Camera. Now, in 2014, Leica Camera celebrates their centennial year with spectacular events, exhibitions […]

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