Arvin Patel

Arvin Patel

Arvin Patel is Chief Operating Officer of Intellectual Ventures’ Invention Investment Fund and an inventor and leading voice on entertainment innovation and policy. Patel has overseen R&D and IP for some of the world’s leading companies, driving technology investments, and creating non-traditional strategies to develop products and services.


Posts by Arvin Patel


The United States Must Step Up Its Support for R&D, Education

History is often defined by its most important technology, giving us eras such as the Bronze Age and the Industrial Revolution. Given their importance, the modern era …
By Arvin Patel
17 days ago 6

Biden Executive Order’s Approach to SEPs Sells Out American Small Businesses and Innovators

President Joe Biden’s recent executive order was billed as “promoting competition in the American economy,” but is a prime example of why one should always read …
By Arvin Patel
2 months ago 12

Lack of Internet Access Threatens American Innovation

As we celebrate World IP Day this week, the theme of which is “IP and SMEs [small and medium enterprises]”, we must remember that – from its founding – …
By Arvin Patel
6 months ago 4

As America Falls Off Global Innovation Map, an IP-Friendly USPTO Pick is More Crucial than Ever

As is customary, President Joseph R. Biden has spent much of his first month in office building out his administration’s Cabinet. His nominations for Secretary of …
By Arvin Patel
8 months ago 28

Biden’s Opportunity to Protect American Innovation

When Joe Biden became President-elect Biden, he asked us to imagine a new, more hopeful version of America. He urged us to work toward leaving a “grim …
By Arvin Patel
9 months ago 6

Calling on Congress: Take Bipartisan Action on IP Now to Ensure Economic Recovery

Societies are always most vulnerable in times of crisis. Right now, America is in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, subsequent economic devastation, and justified nationwide protests …
By Arvin Patel
1 year ago 4