Terms & Conditions
Intellectual Ventures Terms and Conditions
Intellectual Ventures Terms and Conditions
This site and all of its contents, including all text and images, (collectively “Content”) are owned or licensed by Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC, its subsidiaries or related companies. All rights are reserved unless otherwise noted. You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable, non‑exclusive right to access this site and print the Content only for your personal, non‑commercial, and informational use. Any other use of any Content without the express written permission of Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC is strictly prohibited.
The trademarks and service marks displayed on this site are trademarks owned or licensed by Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC, its subsidiaries or related companies (collectively or individually “Intellectual Ventures” and “Intellectual Ventures Marks”). Trademarks are an important means by which Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC identifies our company, products, and services to the public, and by which the public, in turn, recognizes our company, products and services. Intellectual Ventures Marks include, but are not limited to, IV, Intellectual Ventures, Invention Capital, Invention Science, Invention Library, Investing in Invention, Innovation Destination, and Invention Destination. Any use of Intellectual Ventures Marks or any confusingly similar marks, in any manner including, but not limited to, use in metatags or other “hidden text” is strictly prohibited without the prior express written permission of Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC or a licensed subsidiary. Other third-party trademarks used on this site belong to their respective owners.
If Intellectual Ventures has given you express written permission to use one or more of the Intellectual Ventures Marks, your use must be in accordance with the following Trademark Use Guidelines. These Guidelines may be changed at any time. A change to the Guidelines published on the website is deemed to be sufficient notice of said change.
Always Use the Trademark as an Adjective and not as a Noun.
Do Not Change the Mark From Singular to Plural, or From Plural to Singular.
Do Not Add a Hyphen, Apostrophe or Other Punctuation, or Alter, Modify or Edit the Mark in any way.
Trademarks Should be Visually Distinct from Other Text, Images, and Materials. This can be accomplished by block lettering, bold lettering, or italicized lettering.
Do Not Use Taglines in Sentences
Never use, seek to register or register any of the Intellectual Ventures Marks, or a confusingly similar mark in any unauthorized way, including without limitations as all or part of your company name, trade name, product name, service name or domain name.
Never place your company name, trademark, service marks, or product names (or those of others) next to (or combine them with) any of the Intellectual Ventures Marks.
Never use any of the Intellectual Ventures Marks or any confusingly similar mark to identify services or products provided by a third party.
Use a Proper Trademark Notice.
There are two proper notices for trademarks: ™ or ®. The Ò indicates a registered trademark in the U.S., and perhaps other jurisdictions. The Ô indicates an unregistered trademark for which Intellectual Ventures claims trademark rights. The appropriate symbol should be placed next to each mark in the same position as a footnote, as follows:
The first time the mark appears on each page of the website.
The first time the mark appears in a document.
Any use of one or more of the Intellectual Ventures Marks should include an attribution statement in the form: ” [Insert names of marks] is/are a trademark of Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC or its related companies.”
Any variation from these guidelines must be approved in writing by legal counsel for Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC. Other personnel and employees of Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC do not have authority to grant this permission.
Third parties may link to this site, as long as the following conditions are met:
Links must be to the homepage of the site.
Links must use the plain text name of the site (www. intellectualventures.com) or the full name of the company (Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC) and must not use any other logo, design, or trademark of Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC.
Links must not give the impression that the third party website or the third party is affiliated with, sponsored by, or in a relationship with Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC or suggest that Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC endorses, sponsors, or recommends the third party or any information, products, or services of the third party.
The third party must not include any Content from this site on its site (such as by framing).
Intellectual Ventures Management, LLC reserves the right to terminate any link that it deems inappropriate or inconsistent with its site or its business purposes.