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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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IV’s Founders and President Applaud TROL Act on Frivolous Demand Letters

July 29, 2014

IV’s Founders and President Applaud TROL Act on Frivolous Demand Letters

In a letter this week to lawmakers in Congress, the founders of Intellectual Ventures strongly endorsed legislation that would penalize those who threaten law-abiding businesses with frivolous and often fraudulent “demand letters” that allege patent infringement.

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IV’s Favorite Inventions: Cipher Machines

July 28, 2014

IV’s Favorite Inventions: Cipher Machines

Several historical inventions line Intellectual Ventures' hallways. One of them is a T-52 cipher machine. What's that? Take a journey through the evolution of this extraordinary invention.

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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.

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Vincenzo Casasanta

 

Vincenzo Casasanta

"My partnership with Intellectual Ventures allows me to focus on being creative and inventive. I spend a lot more time now on what I consider to be the innovation process."