Nathan Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures Said to Be Hunting for New Capital

Still not the popular kid.

Nest Labs Strikes Patent Deal With Intellectual Ventures

A new licensing agreement could help Nest Labs in ongoing litigation with consumer-device and engineering conglomerate Honeywell.
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Patent Predator Intellectual Ventures Builds Up Lobbying Troops

IV taps telecom lobbyist Russell Merbeth to establish an in-house lobbying team in Washington, D.C.

Google Brands Intellectual Ventures a Patent Troll for Latest Suit

“Invention capital firm” Intellectual Ventures sues Motorola Mobility. Again.

The Only Thing Worse Than the Patent Wars You Are Reading About Are the Ones You Aren’t Reading About

Roughly three in five patent suits filed this year were done by a company whose sole business is pursuing such claims.


Kodak Reaches Financing Deal With Bondholders

Eastman Kodak Co. reached a deal with bondholders for $793 million in loans that could take the onetime photography icon out of bankruptcy proceedings on the condition it sell a trove of patents for a certain amount, said people familiar with the discussions.

Bill Gates Part of $12 Million Round for Satellite Mobile Broadband Start-Up

Kymeta is a spinout from Intellectual Ventures, the Nathan Myhrvold-run company best known for collecting patents.

Day Two at D10 in Tweets and Pictures

D attendees add their voices and images to the voices and images coming from the stage.

Patents or Pork Belly? AllThingsD’s Katie Boehret Talks With Nathan Myhrvold.

Katie snagged a quick backstage conversation with the Intellectual Ventures CEO, and asked him about the other venture he has become famous for.

“We Invest in Invention”: Patent Collector Nathan Myhrvold Makes His Case (Video)

Nathan Myhrvold believes that, popular or not, he is serving an important role in furthering innovation. Case in point, he says: Advances being made in wireless antennas and nuclear reactors.