by Dennis Crouch
Although it is unclear, Intellectual Ventures may now be the largest worldwide patent holder. Part of the organization's strategy is to develop important portfolios for various industries and then ensure that each participant in that industry obtain a license.
In a recent press release, Intellectual Ventures announced settlements with two additional memory device manufacturers: SK hynix Inc. and Elpida Memory, Inc. IV writes:
At this point, nearly all the world’s major memory companies have licensed our portfolio.