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March 04, 2015
This week on Behind the Breakthrough, we’re profiling Jake Russell, a member of Intellectual Ventures’ Invention Development Fund. While he usually focuses on software development and innovative computer algorithms, he also applies the process of invention to his passion for cars and racing.
February 27, 2015
Ford Motor Company signed a license to Intellectual Ventures' patent portfolio. The deal provides Ford and its affiliates with a license to IV's patent portfolio of approximately 40,000 current IP assets in addition to future IV assets.
February 26, 2015
Global buy-in on the importance of IP is moving governments to incentivize inventors to find cutting-edge solutions to today’s most pressing challenges.
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March 03, 2015
Lighting Science Group Corporation and Intellectual Ventures’ Global Good announced a research agreement to collaborate on the development of next-generation light technologies for pest control.
January 13, 2015
Intellectual Ventures has hired Mona Locke as its senior vice president of corporate communications and marketing.
December 19, 2014
Company spins out from Intellectual Ventures to bring metamaterials-based radar systems to market.
November 18, 2014
Leica Camera AG has licensed a patent portfolio of Intellectual Ventures to strengthen the existing intellectual property strategy and position of Leica Camera.
October 28, 2014
Creator of Boogio Bionic Foot Sensors Enters Partnership With IV to Expand Innovation in Fitness, Gaming, Health and Entertainment Industries
October 23, 2014
Fuisz Media Inc., the innovation leader in interactive video technology, is strengthening its existing intellectual property portfolio through a multi-faceted agreement with Intellectual Ventures.
September 22, 2014
Nestlé and Global Good, a collaboration between Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures, have announced Clinton Global Initiative Commitments to Action as part of a two-year partnership to improve the productivity and lives of smallholder dairy farmers in East Africa.
September 16, 2014
Intellectual Ventures announced that Vivint, a leading provider of smart home technology, has fortified its IP strategy by entering into a long-term partnership with IV, becoming a customer of IV’s IP for Defense program, and acquiring select patents from IV.
September 04, 2014
Seattle companies CollinsWoerman and Intellectual Ventures announce a joint venture to commercialize inventions for the global mid- and high-rise housing market.
June 30, 2014
Global Good today began the commercialization of an invention to help smallholder dairy farmers maximize the quality and quantity of milk they are able to sell. The invention—a container designed specifically for milk collection and transportation—will be manufactured in Africa and sold in eight countries across the continent.
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March 02, 2015
Seattle Business magazine profiles IV President and COO, Adriane Brown.
March 01, 2015
Deal with Ford is potentially very good news for IV and also indicates patents are coming to the for
IAM’s Joff Wild on IV’s recent deal with Ford and the increasing importance of patents for the auto industry.
February 19, 2015
Casey Tegreene, executive vice president of IV’s Invention Science Fund, discusses the IV’s investment in metamaterials and the potential of the technology.
January 26, 2015
IV CEO and founder, Nathan Myhrvold, is the subject of a trailblazing profile in The Economist's Intelligent Life magazine.
January 13, 2015
Pablos Holman, an inventor, hacker, and resident futurist at Intellectual Ventures, gets his ideas from breaking things into little pieces. In a Q-and-A with Popular Science, he explains why more people should spend time taking computers and other gadgets apart—and invent new uses for their technologies.
December 18, 2014
Echodyne, IV’s third metamaterials spin-out and fourth overall, announced the company has formally spun-out and that they’ve closed an initial $15 million funding round led by Bill Gates and Madrona Venture Group.
December 02, 2014
Co.Exist investigates the challenges of milk production in the developing world and how the Mazzi container is helping small-scale dairly farmers improve milk quality and earn higher incomes.
September 04, 2014
Intellectual Ventures, the patent holding and technology development firm, is expanding its patent business into technology for housing construction through a new joint venture with the CollinsWoerman architectural firm.
August 08, 2014
ZDNet's Heather Clancy interviewed IV's Founder and CEO, Nathan Myhrvold, about reinventing intellectual property protection, and creating a new framework for stimulating innovation across a very wide spectrum of disciplines.
May 17, 2014
Joff Wild at IAM Magazine discusses the postive press coverage resulting from IV's recent launch of Coffee Flour.