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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.

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Must-See Invention Movies for the Dog Days of Summer

August 23, 2016

Must-See Invention Movies for the Dog Days of Summer

Courage in the face of adversity, tenacity when the goal seems impossible and an undying commitment to progress – break out the popcorn and take in the inspiration, because inventors’ stories make for fantastic movies.

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Inventing for Impact… Literally

August 18, 2016

Inventing for Impact… Literally

The problem of head trauma in football is getting lots of attention – and for good reason. While it’s still unclear whether helmet technology can ever prevent concussions, inventors are hard at work on new technologies that could make football safer.

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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."