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Intellectual Ventures builds mega green patent portfolio by Justin Blows
May 18, 2010, 8:54 am
Filed under: Feature

Here is an interesting piece on Intellectual Ventures (IV), a company that

 … has turned that trickle of ideas into a torrent by acquiring patents. The concept is simple: Intellectual Ventures buys technology patents (30,000 and counting), gathers them into a critical mass then sells or licenses the intellectual property

Apparently, IV is focusing on ‘green power’ and other friendly technologies.

IV has a Sydney office, which is collaborating with inventors from Australia and New Zealand.  They can be contacted by email:

It is a compelling model. I wonder if others have thought about pooling their patents together to form mega portfolios, that would provide very strong commercial advantage.

Justin Blows


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