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April 28, 2016
It’s been a great month for news profiling inventors, inventions, mentorship and more. Check out some of the links we’re loving from April.
April 26, 2016
With the core belief that ideas are valuable and with a commitment to ensuring a thriving market for innovation, Intellectual Ventures is proud to take part in celebrating World Intellectual Property Day.
April 21, 2016
As we head off to Germany for the Hannover Messe trade fair, we’re offering a behind the scenes look at our state-of-the-art research Lab as it pursues breakthroughs.
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March 01, 2016
Deal makes AI ShieldTM globally available, increases impact of artificial insemination efforts and increases overall local market growth for cattle farmers.
February 01, 2016
Collaboration Brings Together Two World-Class Media and Entertainment Intellectual Property Portfolios
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.
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.
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February 25, 2016
Key highlights from IV co-founder and CTO Edward Jung’s recent talk at Washington University’s Mindlin Lecture series.
February 04, 2016
IV's photonic fence technology is cited in a globally syndicated story on the Zika outbreak as “one of many potential interventions in a broader strategy to address the virus."
February 02, 2016
IAM’s Jack Ellis reports on IV’s recent licensing deal with digital entertainment company Rovi. Under the agreement, Rovi will serve as the exclusive partner for IV, licensing the companies’ combined patent portfolio exclusively to OTT customers.
February 01, 2016
Remarks from IV co-founder and CTO Edward Jung at the December 2015 IP DealMakers Forum are featured. Of IV’s diversification strategy, he noted, “We’re going up to a run rate of about a dozen new company formations per year, so actually, we’ll produce more companies than many venture capitalists do.”
December 11, 2015
IV President and COO Adriane Brown was named to a list of “incredible women leaders you must get to know and pass along their names to current and future generations of aspiring women business rock stars.”
December 10, 2015
IV founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold speaks with Ideagen’s George Sifakis on the role of invention in solving the world’s most difficult problems. In the piece, they discuss IV spinout TerraPower and IV’s role in engaging the Ebola crisis. Nathan also shares three things that have the potential to change the world: ideas, commitment and believing that nothing is impossible.
November 17, 2015
Coverage of IV’s Invention Development Fund (IDF) and its recent investment in a new technology development center located in Singapore. The center enables IDF to prototype inventions from its 10,000+ member global invention network (IVIN) and translate them into valuable new products, businesses models, and spin-out or joint venture companies.
November 12, 2015
Nathan Myhrvold challenges British aristocrat Matt Ridley's view that government just gets in the way of the natural evolution of science and invention - that too much taxpayer money is spent on science, and that patents hinder progress.
November 11, 2015
Nathan Myhrvold and Matt Ridley debate the role of basic science, practical tinkering, patents and Nobel Prizes in the development of new technologies.
November 09, 2015
IV founder Peter Detkin weighs in on patent reform and CFO considerations, including the importance of recognizing patents as a valuable strategic assets.