Innography Blog

From Patents to Products

Giovanna Barreiro discusses the complex world of today's patents, intellectual property information, and what you can do to understand your intellectual property and it's value.

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Categories: competitive intelligence, data correlation, intellectual property management, patent mapping

Helpful Innography Analyses for Licensing to Other Industries

In our recent webinar with Dr. Monty Wright from General Electric, he reviewed a terrific process for licensing your patents to other industries. We’ll give the steps below of Innography analyses that perform the steps in his process.

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Categories: application trends, licensing strategy, open innovation, patent semantics

Understanding What’s On The Market

Jennifer Gallagher takes a look at how to determine the worth of a patent, strategies around patent auctions, and how to dive deeper into the portfolios for sale to find the hidden gems or potential liabilities.

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Categories: advanced patent search, ip strategies, licensing strategy, mergers and acquisitions, patent mapping, patent strategy

IP Landscape Analysis: A Critical Key to Your Freedom (To Operate)

It would be extremely hard to play a game of chess without knowing anything about the location of your opponents pieces let alone what pieces they still have in play (although, it might be interesting to watch)! So why would you play the game of IP and risk losing your freedom to operate (FTO) without knowing what and where competitors have opposing IP?

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Categories: competitive intelligence, due diligence software, ip strategies, licensing strategy, patent strategy, r&d strategies

Get More From Your IP Intelligence Solution

Today’s patent professional has to analyze a lot of data in order to make a good decision, but more data brings more complexity… unless you have tools that do some of the more tedious work for you.

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Categories: big data, industry outlooks, intellectual property management

Free Patent Search Tools - You Get What You Pay For

A recent article on patents owned by the NSA focused on an unusual patent - what is the NSA doing inventing expandable car seats? Unfortunately, the search was done using the free US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent search tool, which doesn't show updated or current ownership - and this patent's ownership (in a separate database) had been corrected long ago to reflect the original inventor, Chrysler Corp. However, the USPTO patent...

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Categories: advanced patent search, data correction

Your IP Management Capabilities: Defining Your Roadmap and Starting The Journey

The last post in our IP Maturity Model series, this post covers earlier topics of IP Management goals and the gaps that must be filled in order to reach these goals, and emphasizes the final step in the assessment process - building a go-forward plan including action items and target dates.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip management consulting, ip maturity model

Mid-Year Progress by Innography

Innography continues its positive growth trend in 2014!

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Categories: application trends, events, industry outlooks