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Posts by John Martin




Four Areas Where IP Informs Business Decisions

Most business executives view patents and IP as key elements for product development and protecting innovation. Few see their relevance to business decision-making. Content embedded in patent actions can be a unique source of insights about technology trends, competitor plans, and future markets.

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Categories: industry outlooks, intellectual property management, ip strategies


The Hidden Costs of Bad Data Quality

When two patent analysis tools disagree on patent data, there's only one way to find out which one is more accurate – do the research. And picking the right patent tool to trust makes all the difference in getting to the best answer.

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Categories: big data, data correction, data correlation, patent search


Second or third-age patent analytics platforms: which one are you using?

Third-age patent analytics tools apply modern “Big Data” technologies and a completely new mind-set to provide breakthrough patent analysis capabilities for IP professionals.

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Categories: data correction, data correlation, industry outlooks, intellectual property management, ip maturity model, patent portfolio analysis, technology forecasts


The Third Age of Patent Search Tools

Patent searching has evolved tremendously in recent years and it’s time to consider what the next decade of patent search looks like.

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Categories: advanced patent search, big data, industry outlooks, ip maturity model, ip strategies, patent analysis, patent portfolio analysis, technology forecasts


Your Team Could Be Twice as Productive Tomorrow [With Patent Analyses]

A new client switches to Innography and overnight every patent analysis can be done with higher quality and at least twice as fast.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip strategies, patent analysis, patent portfolio analysis, patent visualization tools, technology forecasts


Magic Leap: What Their Patents Tell Us

“Augmented reality” technology startup Magic Leap is about to close a billion-dollar financing round – what do its patent say about its upcoming products, inventors, and risks?

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Categories: industry outlooks, ip strategies, patent analysis, patent strategy, patents, technology forecasts


Evaluating Patents for an Acquisition Target:  Blackberry & Good Technology Example

Many of our clients include acquisitions as part of their growth strategy. The best practice is to examine an acquisition target’s patent portfolio to see how it fits in with their portfolio, as well as the target’s litigation and filing history to better understand risk and possible future rewards.

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Categories: advanced patent search, competitive intelligence, intellectual property management, ip strategies, mergers and acquisitions, patent analysis, patent portfolio analysis, patent search


Clean Data in Action: The Rackspace Example

A company’s current patent portfolio is the starting point for many analyses, such as competitive intelligence, industry benchmarking, risk analysis, licensing and partnership conversations and enforcement analysis. Getting the portfolio as right as possible is obviously very important to making good decisions.

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Categories: big data, data correction, data correlation, patent analysis, patent litigation data