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25 min ago | National Journal

Patent Trolls' New Strategy to Kill Patent Reform? Support Patent Reform.

Intellectual Ventures supports a bill that seeks to curtail patent trolling, which critics say is a good sign the bill doesn't amount to much-or is headed nowhere fast.

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Related Topix: Internet Troll, US News, Inventions, Science / Technology, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte

Thu Jul 17, 2014

GigaOM

Intellectual Ventures acquires hundreds of patents for new troll fund

It's been a good year for patent trolls, and now the biggest troll of them all wants to keep the party going: a report reveals that Intellectual Ventures has acquired more than 200 new patents, which will help IV extend its legal tentacles in fields like wireless infrastructure and cloud computing.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Internet Troll

Mon Jun 23, 2014

PE Hub

Jobs of the week: Atlantic Pacific, Intellectual Ventures and Morgan Stanley are hiring

This week there are analyst, associate, chief investment officer and investor relations positions up for the taking at Atlantic-Pacific Capital , El Paso Firemen & Policemen's Pension Fund , Intellectual Ventures , Global Environment Fund and Morgan Stanley .

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Related Topix: Stanley, Greenwich, CT

Wed May 28, 2014

Business Wire

Bill Gates and Nathan Myhrvold Participate in The LAGRANT Foundationa s First-Ever Auctions

TLF will launch two auctions where the highest bidder for the first auction can meet Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, member of the Microsoft Board of Directors and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the highest bidder of the second auction can meet Nathan Myhrvold, founder & CEO of Intellectual Ventures.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Marketing

Government Technology

Could Smart Power Lines Reduce Outages?

Wind can generate electricity, but it can also take it away. A patent filed by Intellectual Ventures, the technology development company run by former Microsoft Chief Technology Officer Nathan Myhrvold, was made public May 15, and shows how making power lines "smart" -- by placing accelerometers on them -- could help reduce the risk of mechanical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Loveland, CO, Inventions, Science / Technology

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