Category: industry outlooks
We’re well into the first phase of the Big Data era - the collection age. Data is gushing from the Internet, from our cars, from our phones, from our purchases. It’s being picked up by sensors, RFID tags, cameras, microphones, GPS sensors. And, as nervous, privacy-concerned consumers are well aware, all of that data is being collected as fast as we can generate it.
Categories: big data, events, industry outlooks, open innovation
Emma Roubtsov talks top-of-mind priorities from the Global IP Exchange in Munich and how the best and brightest minds in the world of Intellectual Property are tackling their IP problems.
Categories: competitive intelligence, events, industry outlooks, intellectual property management, licensing strategy
In anticipation of the America Invents Act organizations raced to get last-minute filings in under the old rules, representing a 5x increase in filings. Expect the patent process to slow markedly as these make their way through prosecution.
Categories: application trends, industry outlooks
Open access data, the greater good and more about how the Innography team is turning all that beautiful data into insight.
Categories: big data, data correlation, industry outlooks
Outsell Inc., a research firm focused on media, information and technology, recently published a 2-page Insight called “Patent Information Market Continues to Grow”, featuring Innography and other patent analytics tools.
The Innography product team has been hard at work throughout 2013, with large releases both in the summer and this fall. Playbooks are now included in Advanced Analysis, and we launched PatentScout in the fall for private semantic search throughout the enterprise. As we approach the end of 2013, we had several key features we were working on based on client requests, and we didn’t want to make you wait before making them...
Categories: advanced patent search, application trends, industry outlooks, playbooks, semantic patent search, technology forecasts
Just over two years after the America Invents Act (AIA) was signed into law to overhaul aspects of the U.S. patent grant system, several bills are being proposed to adjust how patents are litigated in federal court in the U.S. The litigation reforms are primarily meant to address several perceived issues that are caused by NPEs asserting their patents against a multitude of companies that do not make products, such as restaurants and...
In my last blog post, we covered the types of entities commonly labeled as patent trolls. Regardless of intent, the number of assertions and patent infringement court cases are both increasing rapidly. In order to address some of the perceived issues with patent trolls, the bills in front of Congress include suggestions such as: requiring asserting companies to identify the real owner of the patent, allow more discretion in awarding legal...