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Microsoft, Sony drop cash on Intellectual Ventures -- report

Dubbed a "patent troll" by some, Intellectual Ventures has built up a massive war chest of patents with help from big tech firms. Apple and Intel apparently did not join this funding round, though, according to Reuters.

By April 11, 2014

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Intellectual Ventures patent suit against Google ends in mistrial

Federal judge's decision comes after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on whether Motorola Mobility infringed on the patent-holding company's portfolio.

By February 5, 2014

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Google, Intellectual Ventures take patent fight to court

Intellectual Ventures claims Google's Motorola unit violates its patents, while the search company says its opponent builds no products and uses its patent portfolio for financial gain.

By January 24, 2014

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Innovation-focused Nest partners with Intellectual Ventures

The newly announced patent sales agreement and license agreement between Nest and Intellectual Ventures tells us this smart thermostat creator is no shrinking violet.

By September 11, 2013

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Gates-backed Evolv emerges from Intellectual Ventures

The company recently closed an investment round worth $11.8 million, thanks to help from Bill Gates and Lux Capital, among others.

By August 29, 2013

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Intellectual Ventures sues Motorola Mobility, again

IV launches another lawsuit against Google-owned Motorola Mobility over patents, the latest in series of lawsuits in recent months.

By June 19, 2013

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Is protecting intellectual property from cyberthieves futile?

Experts gathering to discuss intellectual-property theft say that a fix will require the application of economic sanctions, not just more technology.

By May 23, 2013

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Salesforce, Intellectual Ventures ink patent deal

The two companies have signed a deal that gives Salesforce.com access to more than 40,000 patents.

By May 24, 2013

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Most execs like patents, Intellectual Ventures study says

Intellectual Ventures, one of the world's biggest patent holders, puts out research suggesting companies are big on patents.

By April 29, 2013

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Intellectual Ventures sues Canon, Ricoh over printer tech

Intellectual Ventures sues two more tech makers for allegedly infringing on patents. This time it's imaging bigs Canon and Ricoh.

By March 26, 2013