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May 01, 2015
In honor of World Intellectual Property Day, this week’s News You Can Use includes stories about intellectual property trends and accolades.
April 28, 2015
Last month, Senator Dick Durbin and Representative Bill Foster of Illinois introduced a bill that would fund basic science research at five federal agencies to the tune of $100 billion over the next decade.
April 24, 2015
In honor of World Malaria Day 2015, scroll through some of the malaria interventions used throughout history in the battle against this prevalent disease.
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April 22, 2015
Intellectual Ventures and China Vanke Co., Ltd. today announced their intent to partner on environmental inventions to advance the sustainability and quality of life of communities and cities.
April 02, 2015
Patent Properties, Inc. (OTCQB: PPRO) announced today that Intellectual Ventures, a Seattle-based company devoted to the business of invention, has agreed to list several thousands of its patents with The United States Patent Utility (“Patent Utility”), a Big Data software-driven innovation service available to companies of all sizes operated by Patent Properties.
March 31, 2015
Intellectual Ventures (IV) today announced a long-term licensing agreement with Shazam, creator of one of the world’s most popular mobile apps. The agreement provides Shazam with a license to IV’s patent portfolio of more than 40,000 intellectual property (IP) assets and access to IV’s IP-for-Defense™ program, a strategic defense tool for companies.
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.
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April 21, 2015
IV President and COO, Adriane Brown, is profiled by her alma malma MIT and discusses her carreer and the importance of mentors.
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.