Innography Blog

Q&A with Gene Quinn from IPWatchdog: The Impact of Alice v. CLS Bank

In the wake of Alice v. CLS Bank, numerous patents have been lost with claims invalidated as being patent ineligible. On the first anniversary of the Alice decision, we sat with Gene to answer some of your burning questions in our webinar: Surviving Alice in the Age of Software Innovation.

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Categories: advanced patent search, industry outlooks, open innovation, patent analysis, semantic patent search


The Experts Speak – Innography Advanced Analysis wins its third CODiE award.

I just returned from a very rainy Washington, DC, where Innography was honored to receive the 2015 CODiE for Best Business Information Solution, our third CODiE win. While we are largely motivated by client accolades, it is always nice to win an award, and the CODiEs are special. In 2014, we won two CODiE Awards, one for Best Aggregated Data, and another for Best Legal Information System. For those of you that have asked, here’s a little of the back story and the process.

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Categories: advanced patent search, patent analysis, patent search


Patent Analytics: It’s All About the Data

Imagine searching through thousands of documents from hundreds of sources to answer a simple question like "who has patents with ____ keyword?" That process can take days, weeks, even months, depending on your process. The power of Innography's toolset is the data.

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Categories: big data, patent analysis, patent visualization tools


Top 4 Reasons Our Customers Attended Our Insights Conference

After many months of preparation, it’s hard to believe that our Insights customer conference is behind us. What an honor to host our largest event ever in our home city of Austin, Texas. In speaking to clients directly and based on feedback from the event survey, there appear to be four reasons clients keep coming back to this event:

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Categories: events


Patent Search for Competitive Advantage

My favorite patent search is to find competitive intelligence. It's amazing what you can learn about a market or company from a five-minute patent search. With the right software, you can find future competitors before they have a product, see who is disrupting markets, and find an opening in crowded technology spaces to invest.

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Categories: competitive intelligence, patent search


Another Great Quarter

Innography had a record quarter in Q1 2015 and is preparing for its largest-ever Insights client conference in April.

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Categories: events, industry outlooks, patent strategy, patents


Controlling Patent Costs with Innography

Controlling the costs and investments of patents is top of mind for many enterprises, and Innography can help optimize patent decisions for cost-effectiveness.

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Categories: licensing strategy, litigation strategy, patent analysis, patent strategy


Patent Quality or Patent Quantity?

If you’re involved with your organization’s patent strategy, you’ve likely wrestled with the notion of patent quality vs. quantity. Your Board of Directors may expect both quality and quantity, and your budget may not support it. Your internal stakeholders will likely have differing opinions based on their role in the organization and the competitiveness of your market. You also need to make decisions on patenting internal ideas or buying existing patents as part of your strategy.

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Categories: advanced patent search, intellectual property management, ip strategies, patent search, patent strategy, patent webinar, patents