Intellectual Ventures

Intellectual Ventures is a private company notable for being one of the top-five owners of U.S. patents, as of 2011. Its business model has a focus on buying patents and aggregating them into a large patent portfolio and licensing these patents to third parties. Publicly, it states that a major goal is to assist small inventors against corporations.
Posts about Intellectual Ventures
  • Freedom of Software Speech

    … Intellectual Ventures is no stranger to filing appeals with the Federal Circuit when confronted with an unfavorable ruling at the district court level, though it may be kicking itself for having done so in its case against Symantec, where the Federal Circuit not only affirmed the district court’s decisions of ineligibility regarding two…

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • East Texas Court Orders Stay Pending Inter Partes Review

    …, as the Federal Circuit found in a couple of recent cases brought to it from the Eastern District of Texas after denial of motions to stay pending inter partes review. Thus, it is newsworthy that U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap recently granted a motion to stay cases filed by Intellectual Ventures II, LLC against two insurance companies…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 14 readers -