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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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May 28, 2015

Wrapping up National Inventors Month

In recognition of the end of May, National Inventors' Month, we’re rounding up some of our favorite posts on inventors and invention.

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News You Can Use: Inventing With Impact

May 27, 2015

News You Can Use: Inventing With Impact

As National Inventors’ Month draws to a close, check out a few articles that highlight the power of invention and the brilliant minds behind this game-changing work.

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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."