Innography Blog

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

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