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October 30, 2014
While we’re usually devising inventions to solve big problems, ‘tis the season to let imaginations run wild. Take a look at a few inventors' more frightening and festive creations.
October 23, 2014
Our latest inventor superhero embodies what it is to be a venturer. Unhappy with the status-quo, he spent five years and developed more than 5,000 prototypes in his quest to create the world’s first bagless vacuum.
October 21, 2014
Asian countries have moved from imitation to innovation. Why should the US welcome the challenge Asian countries are asserting in becoming the world's innovation powerhouse?
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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.
June 25, 2014
Dr. Tim Londergan has been appointed CEO of Benemilk Ltd effective 1 July 2014. Raisio and Intellectual Ventures intend to accelerate business development and licensing activities for the Benemilk invention.
June 03, 2014
Intellectual Ventures announced today that it has signed a license agreement with Asia Optical of Taiwan.
April 17, 2014
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 the launch and ongoing collaboration with CF Global Holdings, Inc., manufacturer of Coffee Flour, a new, sustainable food ingredient derived from coffee cherries.
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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.
May 14, 2014
Anna Azvolinsky at Princeton Alumni Weekly, sat down with Philip Eckoff, a principal research scientist at IV's Institute for Disease Modeling, and discussed his experience and work in malaria eradication.
May 13, 2014
Marc Gunther at The Guardian covered Coffee Flour, a local startup launched by Intellectual Ventures, turning unused coffee cherries into a high-protein flour.
April 22, 2014
USA Today's Marco della Cava interviewed IV's Founder and CEO, Nathan Myhrvold, about his career, interests, and passions. The article covers everything from his past work at Microsoft to dinosaurs and bio-terror.
April 09, 2014
Caroline Winter at Bloomberg Businessweek discusses Coffee Flour, a company launched by Intellectual Ventures, which designed a new milling process to create flour from discarded coffee cherries.
April 03, 2014
GeekWire highlights Intellectual Ventures' efforts in launching Coffee Flour, a new company that manufactures a food ingredient made from discarded coffee cherries.
March 14, 2014
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
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.