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April 16, 2014

#Shelfies @IVInvents

“Selfie” might have been the Oxford Dictionaries designee for 2013’s word of the year, but at Intellectual Ventures (IV), we admit to being more partial to the rise of the “shelfie,” a photo of a favorite bookshelf shared on social media.

Girls Bust Myths About STEM Jobs

April 10, 2014

Girls Bust Myths About STEM Jobs

At Expanding Your Horizons, girls imagine themselves as future business leaders, engineers, or inventors. Female role models from IV help them transform imagination into real-world possibility.

Inventor Spotlight: Griff Neal

April 09, 2014

Inventor Spotlight: Griff Neal

According to Griff Neal, U.S. inventor and CEO of Encap Technologies, "working with IV helps level the playing field for small businesses."

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April 17, 2014

Intellectual Ventures Announces New Global Licensing Leadership

Intellectual Ventures today announced that for personal reasons Andy Elder has resigned his position as EVP of Global Licensing.

April 03, 2014

Intellectual Ventures Announces Formation and Launch of CF Global Holdings, Inc.

Intellectual Ventures announces the launch and ongoing collaboration with CF Global Holdings, Inc., manufacturer of Coffee Flour, a new, sustainable food ingredient derived from coffee cherries.

January 08, 2014

Seiko Epson Corporation Enters into License Agreement with Intellectual Ventures

IV announced today that Seiko Epson Corporation now has access to IV's extensive patent portfolio of more than 40,000 IP assets.

September 24, 2013

Intellectual Ventures and ASI Semiconductor, Inc. Sign Patent License Agreement

Intellectual Ventures™ (IV®) and ASI Semiconductor, Inc. (ASI) announced today that the companies have entered into an intellectual property license agreement.

September 11, 2013

Nest Enters Into Patent Sale Agreement and License Agreement with Intellectual Ventures

Intellectual Ventures™ announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Nest Labs, Inc. (, granting non-exclusive rights to Intellectual Ventures’ large portfolio of patents through a license agreement.

August 29, 2013

Intellectual Ventures Spins Out Evolv to Commercialize Metamaterials Security Imaging Technology

IV’s third spin-out company launches with $11.8 million in funding and security imaging industry veteran

July 09, 2013

Global Good and AUCMA Partner to Commercialize Vaccine Storage Invention for Developing Countries

Global Good's first commercialization agreement will help strengthen and extend the vaccine supply chain in developing countries.

June 18, 2013

Intellectual Ventures Signs Patent License Agreement with Infineon Technologies

Intellectual Ventures (IV®) today announced it has entered into an intellectual property license agreement with Infineon Technologies. The agreement provides Infineon with access to IV’s patent portfolio of nearly 40,000 IP assets.

June 13, 2013

Intellectual Ventures and Atmel Enter License Agreement

Intellectual Ventures (IV®) and Atmel® (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, announced today that they have entered into an intellectual property license agreement providing Atmel with access to portions of IV’s patent portfolio.

May 24, 2013

Intellectual Ventures Announces Patent Agreement with

Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today it has entered into an intellectual property agreement with enterprise cloud computing leader

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March 14, 2014

Improving The Battle Against Infectious Diseases

KUOW's Ross Reynolds spoke with Philip Eckhoff of Intellectual Ventures' Institute for Disease Modeling about using computer modeling to eradicate infectious diseases like malaria, polio, and HIV in the developing world.

March 11, 2014

Building a Better Milk Can

Heifer International, an organization dedicated to ending world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth, featured IV's Global Good Milking and Transportation System invention in the Spring 2014 issue of World Ark Magazine.

February 01, 2014

The 2014 Executive Excellence Awards: Russell L. Stein

IV's Chief Financial Officer Russ Stein was named Washington's CFO of the Year for 2014 by Seattle Business Magazine in its annual Executive Excellence Awards.

January 24, 2014

Intellectual Ventures’ Melissa Finocchio

Chelsea Allison of The Recorder recently sat down with Melissa Finocchio, vice president and chief litigation counsel for Intellectual Ventures, for this profile piece about her background and work at IV.

January 14, 2014

Google’s Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Forbes contributor George Anders wrote about Google's purchase of Nest, a company which recently entered into a patent sale and licensing agreement with IV.

January 03, 2014

The IP personalities of 2013 (part two)

IAM Magazine released a list of its 10 "IP personalities of 2013," recognizing Intellectual Ventures along with Conversant, Bob Goodlatte, Horacio Gutierrez, Anthony Hayes, Hon Hai, Michelle Lee, sovereign patent funds, Erich Spangenberg, John Veschi, and Paul Ryan. 

December 17, 2013

Kymeta Sees ‘Clear Path’ Ahead After Successful Antenna Demonstration

Kymeta was featured in this Xconomy story for its successful transmit/receive using a metamaterial antenna, confirming that the company is ready to move into commercial product development and production.

December 17, 2013

Internet everywhere: Kymeta marks successful demo of cutting-edge satellite antenna

GeekWire highlights Kymeta's recent milestone in which its metamaterials-based antenna established the first-ever Internet connection over a satellite link.

December 02, 2013

Q&A: Geoff Deane of Intellectual Ventures Lab on ideas that solve the world’s biggest problems

Geoff Deane, VP and General Manager of IV Lab, sat down for a Q&A session with CBS SmartPlanet to discuss the projects the lab is working on.

November 15, 2013

2013 Women of Influence: Adriane Brown

Intellectual Ventures President and COO Adriane Brown was recently named one of the Puget Sound Business Journal's 2013 Women of Influence. This detailed piece discusses how she found her success.

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April 16, 2014

Virginia Court Dismisses Patents in First Case Against Capital One

Today the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed Intellectual Ventures’ (IV) patents in its infringement complaint against Capital One covering front-end, customer facing retail banking technologies.

February 05, 2014

Delaware Court Calls for Retrial in Intellectual Ventures’ First Case against Motorola Mobility Inc.

Today the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware declared a mistrial in Intellectual Ventures’ (IV) first infringement complaint against Motorola Mobility Inc., concerning Motorola hardware and features of Google’s Android environment (specifically, Google Play).

January 15, 2014

IV Files Second Infringement Action Against Capital One

Today Intellectual Ventures (IV) filed a second suit for patent infringement against Capital One in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

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