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Inventions as Assets

The executive leaders of today’s small-, medium-, and large-size companies report that patents are strategic business assets and are supportive of all the benefits that they provide—including protection, exclusive rights, and innovation. Yet an IP divide exists between companies’ support of patents and their ability to utilize patents for business benefit (source). IV shares the belief that patents are valuable. That’s why we put our invention assets and intellectual property (IP) capabilities to work for our customers through portfolio licensing and complementary value-added solutions.

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IV by the Numbers

3 Billion+ Cumulative Licensing Revenue
6 Billion+ Committed Capital
50+ Technology Areas Covered by Our Patent Assets
70,000 IP Assets Acquired and Nearly 40,000 in Active Monetization Programs
800+ Team Members

Featured Case Study

BlueCat Networks

BlueCat Networks

BlueCat Networks Discovers Intellectual Ventures’ IP-for-Defense Program

"We knew building a relationship with Intellectual Ventures would be the fastest, most cost-effective way to resolve the patent infringement suit against BlueCat Networks."

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Licensing Customers

Here is a selection of customers who have entered into licensing agreements with us:

  • AkzoNobel
  • BlueCat Networks
  • Cavium
  • Dashwire
  • Digimarc
  • HTC
  • LG Electronics
  • Micron
  • Nanya
  • NVIDIA
  • Pantech
  • Research In Motion 
  • Samsung
  • SAP
  • Silicon Labs
  • Vlingo
  • Wistron
  • Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT)


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