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Sep 16, 2014, 12:00 ET

Intellectual Ventures and Vivint Sign Patent Sale and Legal Defense Agreement

Intellectual Ventures™ (IV) announced today that Vivint™, a leading provider of smart home technology, has fortified its intellectual...

Sep 04, 2014, 12:00 ET

Seattle Companies CollinsWoerman And Intellectual Ventures Announce A Joint Venture To Commercialize Inventions For The Global Mid- And High-Rise Housing Market.

Leading Seattle architecture firm CollinsWoerman today announced it has formed a joint venture with Intellectual Ventures (IV), to commercialize...

Jun 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Global Good partners with organizations in Africa to support local dairy farmers

 Global Good today began the commercialization of an invention to help smallholder dairy farmers maximize the quality and quantity of milk they...

Apr 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

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

 Intellectual Ventures® (IV®) announced today the formation of, and ongoing collaboration with CF Global Holdings, Inc. (CF Global),...

Jan 08, 2014, 12:00 ET

Seiko Epson Corporation Enters into License Agreement with Intellectual Ventures

 Intellectual Ventures (IV) announced today that it has signed a license agreement with Seiko Epson Corporation (Epson). The deal provides...

Sep 11, 2013, 12:00 ET

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. (www.nest.com), granting non-exclusive...

Sep 09, 2013, 12:17 ET
Restaurant Mobile app, iFoodie.  (PRNewsFoto/Tencom Intellectual Ventures)

Revolutionary and Cost Effective Mobile app for F&B industry to help increase sales by 15-20%

Tencom Intellectual Ventures, a technology incubator, has introduced an amazing app with the potential to revolutionize the way the F&B...

Jul 09, 2013, 09:00 ET

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

 Global Good and leading refrigeration company AUCMA (600336.SH) announced today an agreement to commercialize Global Good's vaccine storage...

May 24, 2013, 11:00 ET

Intellectual Ventures Announces Patent Agreement with Salesforce.com

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

Apr 29, 2013, 09:00 ET
Source: Intellectual Ventures, Market Research on Patent Attitudes, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Intellectual Ventures)

Study Finds American Businesses Value Patents

Intellectual Ventures, the invention capital company, commissioned market research on intellectual property perceptions and behaviors among...

Sep 24, 2012, 09:45 ET

Intellectual Ventures Resolves Patent Disputes with SK hynix Inc. and Elpida Memory, Inc.

Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today that it has reached settlement agreements with SK hynix Inc. and Elpida Memory, Inc. and resolved...

Aug 21, 2012, 10:32 ET

Kymeta spins out from Intellectual Ventures after closing $12 million funding round

 Intellectual Ventures (IV), the leader in the business of invention, announced today that its newest spin-out company, Kymeta™, has...

Jul 02, 2012, 09:00 ET

Intellectual Ventures Announces Silicon Labs as Newest Licensee

Intellectual Ventures (IV®) and Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal...

Dec 01, 2011, 01:00 ET

Nanya and Intellectual Ventures Sign Intellectual Property License Agreement

Nanya Technology Corporation and Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today that they have entered into an intellectual property license...

Nov 08, 2011, 10:00 ET

LG Electronics Enters License Agreement with Intellectual Ventures

Intellectual Ventures (IV®) and LG Electronics (LG) announced today that they have entered into a license agreement. The deal provides LG with...

Oct 19, 2011, 09:00 ET

Intellectual Ventures Announces License Agreement with American Express

Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with American Express. As part of the agreement,...

Oct 12, 2011, 22:00 ET

Pantech Licenses Patents from Intellectual Ventures

Pantech and Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today that they entered into a license agreement that provides Pantech with a license to...

Sep 21, 2011, 02:00 ET

Wistron Corporation and Intellectual Ventures Sign License Agreement

Wistron Corporation and Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today that they entered into a license agreement. The deal provides Wistron with...

Jul 25, 2011, 02:00 ET

Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. to Collaborate With Intellectual Ventures for IP Strategy

Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. (CPT) and Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today that they have entered into a set of multi-faceted...

Jun 28, 2011, 09:00 ET

BlueCat Networks Signs Patent Agreement with Intellectual Ventures

BlueCat Networks and Intellectual Ventures (IV®) announced today that BlueCat Networks has acquired patents from IV to protect its core...