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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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Inventors Gift Guide 2016

December 01, 2016

Inventors Gift Guide 2016

‘Tis the season to deck the halls and be jolly – why not splurge on a gift for the innovation enthusiasts in your life? From the aspiring inventor, to the seasoned chef or tech lover, our 2016 holiday gift guide is sure to impress.

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Thirteen Must-Read Stories Featuring Inventions that Propel Us Forward

November 29, 2016

Thirteen Must-Read Stories Featuring Inventions that Propel Us Forward

Bill Gates said, “It’s ingenuity that will make the difference between a bleak future and a bright one.” The quote embodies the ambition at the heart of invention – to create ideas that move society forward and improve lives.

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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."