Nav

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

Blog

Meet IV: Kelly Roche

June 26, 2018

Meet IV: Kelly Roche

Patent licensing—from initial conversations with a customer to actually closing a deal—can be an immensely complex, delicate and lengthy process. “It’s on the order of magnitude of years, not months, that we get deals done,” says Kelly Roche.

Blog

Founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold Upends Asteroid Assumptions in New Study

June 14, 2018

Founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold Upends Asteroid Assumptions in New Study

In a new study published in the journal Icarus, Nathan argues that astronomers don’t have as good a handle on the size and other physical characteristics of asteroids as they previously thought.

Video

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."