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Category: ip maturity model


Will the changing of the guard mean big changes for IP professionals?

An industry shake up is in progress as the major providers of intellectual property information and analysis technology divest divisions, acquire smaller players, and integrate capabilities. As tools evolve beyond their second generation capabilities, the role of patent data across the organization continues to expand.

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Categories: big data, industry outlooks, intellectual property management, ip management consulting, ip maturity model, ip strategies, mergers and acquisitions, patent strategy, technology forecasts


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


9 Things to Consider When Selecting IP Analysis Software

We've worked with thousands of IP professionals spanning R&D, portfolio management, patent licensing, IP litigation, M&A and more. Many intellectual property professionals struggle to compare the many patent analysis platforms available in the marketplace because their features tend to sound the same. With this checklist, anyone considering a patent search, patent analytics, or intellectual property business intelligence toolset will get a solid head start to finding the right tool to meet your needs.

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Categories: advanced patent search, data correlation, industry outlooks, ip maturity model, patent analysis, patent search, patent strategy, patent visualization tools


Your IP Management Capabilities: Defining Your Roadmap and Starting The Journey

The last post in our IP Maturity Model series, this post covers earlier topics of IP Management goals and the gaps that must be filled in order to reach these goals, and emphasizes the final step in the assessment process - building a go-forward plan including action items and target dates.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip management consulting, ip maturity model


Your IP Management Capabilities: Targets and Gaps

Our previous postings about IP Management capabilities walked through the value of applying an IP Maturity model, how to identify key areas of focus/priority, and a method for assessing current capabilities. The next steps are focused on determining what level of IP maturity is required to help the organization meet its business goals and identifying the associated effort required to close the gap.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip maturity model, ip strategies, patent strategy


Your IP Management Capabilities: Assessing Current State

Shauna Osborne continues her blog series on the IP Maturity Model with suggestions for assessing current capabilities inside your organization.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip maturity model, ip strategies, patent strategy


Your IP Management Capabilities: Prepare to Self-Assess

This is the second blog post in a series dedicated to the IP Maturity Model. This week we will discuss the recommended steps for maturity self-assessment and how to prepare for this activity.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip maturity model, ip strategies, patent portfolio analysis