Innography Blog

Five Easy Prior Art Search Tips You Need to Keep In Mind

A common question we come across here at Innography is related to methods for identifying seminal patents. Seminal patents represent an invention so important that it creates or shifts a particular technology space. Other inventors cite those inventions as prior art for their own inventions, which can be improvements or enhancements to the original idea.

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Categories: open innovation, patent search, patent strategy


Four Tactics for Monetizing Innovation in Your Portfolio

This is a transcript of the webinar Four Tactics for Monetizing Innovation in Your Portfolio, hosted by Gene Quinn, IPWatchDog, which is available on demand.

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Categories: open innovation, patent portfolio analysis


Webinar Transcript: Supreme Court Impact on Patent Portfolio Management

This is a transcript of the webinar Supreme Court Impact on Patent Portfolio Management, hosted by Gene Quinn, IPWatchDog, which is available on demand.

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Categories: litigation strategy, patent portfolio analysis


Nike’s FLYEASE: A Look into the Product Development Lifecycle with IP Eyes

Nike recently announced the launch of their new FLYEASE footwear system. The innovative FLYEASE footwear allows athletes of all abilities to easily fasten and get in and out of shoes.

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Categories: competitive intelligence, patent analysis


A Record-Breaking Quarter for Innography

Innography just finished its best quarter ever! In addition to record revenue, we had record bookings in the quarter. And the bookings were not just a little bit higher, but were almost 40% higher than the previous record quarter!

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Categories: industry outlooks, technology forecasts


Q&A with one of 2015’s World’s Leading IP Strategists

The IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists is a list of individuals forging new paths that maximize the value of IP portfolios. Published by the Intellectual Asset Management Media group (also known as IAM), landing on the list involves a starting point of at least three nominations from outside the person’s own organization. Tyron Stading, the President and Founder of Innography, has been on both the 2014 and 2015 lists, we sat down and spoke with him about the honor.

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Categories: industry outlooks, ip strategies, patent analysis


Why is Semantic Search So Important for Patent Searching?

Semantic search is an essential patent search tool because it finds hidden patents that keyword search can miss.

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Categories: advanced patent search, patent search, patent semantics, semantic patent search


The State of Patent Filings in China

Chinese patent filing volume is the largest of any country of the world 2011 onward. “China accounted for a third of the world’s patent applications in 2013, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).” The growth in filings post-2007 has been driven largely by internal filings which have been driven primarily by domestic subsidies. We explore these subsidies in Government Incentives.

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Categories: big data, industry outlooks, patent analysis, technology forecasts