Innography Blog

Category: data correction


Inventor Normalization: The New Normal

It’s the nature of the beast. Patent documents from different countries are plagued with dirty data. And the more active the company, with patents, or inventor activity, the higher the likelihood for varied spellings and the dirtier it inevitably gets.

Read More

Categories: advanced patent search, big data, data correction, data correlation, ip strategies, patent portfolio analysis, patent strategy, r&d strategies


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.

Read More

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


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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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


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.

Read More

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


Free Patent Search Tools - You Get What You Pay For

A recent article on patents owned by the NSA focused on an unusual patent - what is the NSA doing inventing expandable car seats? Unfortunately, the search was done using the free US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent search tool, which doesn't show updated or current ownership - and this patent's ownership (in a separate database) had been corrected long ago to reflect the original inventor, Chrysler Corp. However, the USPTO patent...

Read More

Categories: advanced patent search, data correction


A Company By Any Other Name…

In this week's blog post, Senior Data Correlation Expert Dr. Maneesha Joshi talks data normalization for company names, the Innography Advantage, and serves up a little company name brain teaser...

Read More

Categories: data correction, data correlation, intellectual property management


Big Data for Patents

Wired's Innovation Insights just published an article we wrote called "Big Data for Patents: Deriving Novel Insights from Publicly Available Data".

Read More

Categories: big data, competitive intelligence, data correction, data correlation, semantic patent search