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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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Igniting Curiosity in Discovery: Pacific Science Center and the Festival of the Fountains

July 28, 2016

Igniting Curiosity in Discovery: Pacific Science Center and the Festival of the Fountains

As a company committed to fostering a culture of innovation, we’re always looking for ways to support that same enthusiasm throughout the communities in which we live, work and play.

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News You Can Use: One Small Step for Man…

July 26, 2016

News You Can Use: One Small Step for Man…

As founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold remarks, “Inventions are the foundation of all technology.” Take a look at the stories we’re loving this month.

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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."