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We believe that ideas are valuable. Everything that we do—whether partnering with our worldwide network of 4,000 inventors, purchasing patents from individuals and businesses, or creating our own inventions—is aligned to building and growing an invention marketplace. Learn more about us.

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Intellectual Ventures Capitol Hill Tech Expo – A Breakthrough Success

May 26, 2016

Intellectual Ventures Capitol Hill Tech Expo – A Breakthrough Success

A look at IV's “technology expo” on Capitol Hill where policy makers and staffers had the opportunity to see first-hand some of our breakthrough technologies.

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News You Can Use: National Inventors Month Edition

May 24, 2016

News You Can Use: National Inventors Month Edition

We relish the opportunity during National Inventors Month to profile organizations, IV staff, and invention. Check out some of our favorite news stories from May.

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Think Again: What Is Invention?

 

Think Again: What Is Invention?

At Intellectual Ventures, we believe invention sparks progress and inspires the inquisitive, spurring the bold and brave to explore uncharted territory in the pursuit of a better tomorrow.

Inventor Spotlight

Merja Holma

 

Merja Holma

Learn how Merja invented a cattle feed supplement that's revolutionizing the dairy industry. "The brainstorming sessions with IV are very productive. It has been very fruitful to discuss with other scientists from other areas."