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Intellectual Ventures

Christina Wilkie

World's Largest Patent Holder Sets Up DC Lobbying Office | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The world's largest patent holder, Intellectual Ventures Management, this summer quietly set up a lobbying shop halfway between the Whit...

Inside The Most Hated Patent Troll In Tech

CNET | Posted 08.23.2012 | Technology

Rolling out a new feature for your Web site? Have a better way to reflect light through a camera lens? Better watch out, Intellectual Ventures might h...

Zach Carter

Patent Reform Bill Passes Congress After Final Round Of Votes On Special Interest Favors | Zach Carter | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As expected, the U.S. Senate passed patent reform legislation by a vote of 89 to 9 on Thursday evening, paving the way for the bill to b...

Bill Gates Invests $35 Million In Nuclear Reactor

MarketWatch | John Letzing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates has contributed to an additional $35 million investment round for TerraPower LLC, a...

NPEs and Abstract Patents

Brian Kahin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Kahin

Unfortunately, there is little transparency in today's patent system. Indeed, the patent system is beset by information failure.

The Patent Bubble... Still Growing

Brian Kahin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Kahin

The patent bubble hasn't burst, but judging by last week's Wall Street Journal story on Intellectual Ventures, it's getting pretty big.