Archived posts from P8/2013
November 11, 2013, marks another milestone at Innography. We’re officially releasing PatentScout, an entirely new offering that brings the power of patent research to anyone in your organization. PatentScout is designed to provide critical patent information with an easy-to-use interface. PatentScout came about as a direct request from our clients who are concerned about their employees using public patent search tools, and the potential risk of willful infringement and exposure of IP...
Categories: application trends, industry outlooks, patent semantics, patent strategy, patents
Following up on our first Training Day in Silicon Valley in August, Innography held a Training Day in Redmond, Washington last week with about 50 attendees, including almost a dozen prospective customers. A big thank-you to Microsoft who hosted the event in Seattle! This week training was held at the colorful Google offices in windy Chicago. Another great turnout and engaged class who were among the first to see and use our new...
It seems as if we just had our Summer Release, yet here we are again with many new and improved features. Our Fall Release represents many data additions and improvements, and includes an entirely new product. In beta now, the latest version of Advanced Analysis includes a host of new features: New keywords and operators for more detailed searches. Legacy query migration – allows for converting queries created on other IP...
Categories: application trends, data correlation, patent litigation data
Wired's Innovation Insights just published an article we wrote called "Big Data for Patents: Deriving Novel Insights from Publicly Available Data".
Categories: big data, competitive intelligence, data correction, data correlation, semantic patent search
Earlier this week at the IP Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Counsel Forum in New York City, I moderated a panel on “Non-Practicing Entities” (NPEs). With an audience of mostly in-house IP counsel, the panel agreed that there was no “silver bullet” regarding NPEs, but noted some trends and best-practices. In the discussion about the various types of NPEs, two types of NPEs were noted as growing in influence: Large patent holders...
Categories: events, industry outlooks, intellectual property management, ip strategies, litigation strategy, patent strategy, patents
One of the common tasks an IP professional may be asked for is to determine the patents attached to a particular product. This exercise can be extremely tedious, but with Innography’s Directed Semantic, it’s a snap. We borrowed some copy from a consumer products company’s website, and pasted it into our Semantic search box...
Categories: patent mapping, patent semantics
Innography sponsored the LES (Licensing Executives Society) Annual meeting last week where 800+ IP professionals discussed why "IP Matters in Every Deal". Top of mind at the conference was patent litigation and the impact of key court decisions, the effects of standards, and pros/cons of increased patent troll activity. While there were multiple perspectives on these topics, there was one area that IP executives unanimously agreed: Regardless of your organization's level...
Categories: events, licensing strategy, patent licensing, patent portfolio analysis, patents
We’re pleased to announce the release of our new website!