Innography Blog

Archived posts from 2012


They’re Here!  The Innography Playbooks™ have arrived!

As you know, intellectual property isn’t just your lawyer’s problem anymore. We’ve found that companies with no intellectual property holdings are starting to receive multiple infringement letters a year. And on the other hand, there are corporations built solely on IP practices. In the midst of tech patent wars and the America Invents Act, intellectual property has proved itself to be a company’s most valuable, or most...

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Categories: application trends, playbooks


Happy Birthday, Innography!

Five years ago today, Innography was incorporated.  A healthy and growing company after five years is quite a feat for a startup, and Innography is poised to celebrate many more birthdays. Innography began as a personal quest to find valuable insights into the broad range of information companies need to make smarter decisions. I knew that companies, both large and small, needed a solution that was intuitive, cost effective, and would help them find...

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Categories: events


Managing for Quality Service

I am proud to announce that today Innography is launching its Professional Services program.  As the new VP of Professional Services at Innography, I hope to provide some clarity around one of my favorite subjects. When asked to write a blog post to accompany the launch, it was difficult to narrow down the focus subject. After all, how could I possibly choose one aspect of something I consider holistically important? Just as in Professional...

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Categories: ip management consulting


Looking for Open Innovation Opportunities

Most companies are always looking for opportunities to grow their product portfolios, move into new markets and make a significant impact on business. Whether transformative or expansionary, the key questions are: How do you focus your search? Where should you look? While new and/or disruptive technologies can give you a competitive advantage, other reasons to go outside include market access (customer base, distribution, brand, etc.), competencies (technical, marketing, business) and funding —as well...

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Categories: industry outlooks, open innovation


Is Innovation Dead? The Evolution of Open Innovation

In the past, internal R&D was a valuable strategic asset, even a formidable barrier to entry by competitors in many markets. Large corporations like DuPont, IBM and AT&T competed by doing the most R&D in their respective industries and subsequently reaping most of the profits. Rivals who sought to unseat those powerhouses had to ante up considerable resources to create their own labs, if they were to have any...

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Categories: industry outlooks, open innovation


Introducing IntelliSort!

Innography Unveils Intelligent Patent Categorization Service IntelliSort™ provides a fast, customizable, low-cost solution for Intellectual Property business professionals     In today’s IP-centric business environment, patents and intellectual property (IP) play crucial roles in core business functions such as competitive intelligence, licensing, and litigation. For most companies, the first step in IP management is to classify and compare portfolios using categories that have organizational relevance.  Manual categorization processes are very...

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Categories: data correlation, industry outlooks