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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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News You Can Use – World Intellectual Property Day

May 01, 2015

News You Can Use – World Intellectual Property Day

In honor of World Intellectual Property Day, this week’s News You Can Use includes stories about intellectual property trends and accolades.

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Funding Innovation for the Long Haul

April 28, 2015

Funding Innovation for the Long Haul

Last month, Senator Dick Durbin and Representative Bill Foster of Illinois introduced a bill that would fund basic science research at five federal agencies to the tune of $100 billion over the next decade.

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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."