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Category: competitive intelligence


The Reality of Augmented Reality Intellectual Property

Recent developments are proving that the virtual reality industry is succeeding in making immersive tech more affordable for consumers. But while it's more commonly thought of as belonging to the gaming and entertainment realms, it is used in many other areas, including the military, education, and medicine. No doubt, it's well on its way to complete world immersion. But for now, let’s take a close look into one of its original, and more whimsical, uses—an area that is (for good reason) being heavily invested in: augmented reality gaming on mobile devices.

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Categories: advanced patent search, application trends, competitive intelligence, industry outlooks, innovation, ip strategies, patent filing trends, patent strategy, r&d strategies


Who’s Winning the Race to Mars?

There’s been a whole lot of talk about Mars lately. Much more than in the past, now that a wider and more diverse group of innovators are putting massive brainpower and dollars into making space accessible to the general population. A mission they will accomplish by making it both cheaper and safer.

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Categories: application trends, competitive intelligence, industry outlooks, innovation, ip strategies, patent strategy, r&d strategies, technology forecasts


The Marriage of Engines and Motherboards: The Future of the Auto Industry

There’s never been a lack of innovation in the automotive industry. But whereas in the past it relied heavily on mechanics and engineering, today’s R&D and patents rely on the kind of technology that has the potential to shift who the entire industry belongs to. With self-driving cars and digital dashboards, the only thing that seems set in stone as far as what a car can or should be is that it gets you from point A to B. The question of how it does that is where all the innovation is happening.

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Categories: competitive intelligence, industry outlooks, innovation, ip strategies, patent portfolio analysis, r&d strategies, technology forecasts


Webinar Transcript: Competitive Intelligence and IP Best Practices

This is a transcript of the webinar Competitive Intelligence and IP Best Practices, hosted by Innography’s own Emma Roubtsov, which is available now on demand.

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Categories: advanced patent search, competitive intelligence, data correction, data correlation, intellectual property management, ip management consulting, ip strategies, licensing strategy, litigation strategy, mergers and acquisitions, patent analysis, patent filing trends, patent licensing, patent litigation data, patent portfolio analysis, patent search, patent strategy, patent visualization tools, patent webinar, patents, r&d strategies


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


Nike’s FLYEASE: A Look into the Product Development Lifecycle with IP Eyes

Nike recently announced the launch of their new FLYEASE footwear system. The innovative FLYEASE footwear allows athletes of all abilities to easily fasten and get in and out of shoes.

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Categories: competitive intelligence, patent analysis


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


Our Most Ambitious Adventure… So Far….

Today we announced PatentIQ, a completely new capability for sharing critical patent data with anyone in your enterprise.

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Categories: advanced patent search, competitive intelligence, intellectual property management, ip strategies, patent licensing, patent mapping, patent portfolio analysis, patent search, patent strategy, patent visualization tools, patents