Category: patent strategy
“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?
Categories: industry outlooks, ip strategies, patent analysis, patent strategy, patents, technology forecasts
Prior art is a rather nebulous concept even for IP practitioners. I suspect many people don't think about it apart from its associated process, the prior art search. However, there are well-defined examples of prior art that we can refer to in order to understand the concept a little better.
Categories: advanced patent search, patent analysis, patent portfolio analysis, patent search, patent strategy, patents
Innography's fourth US patent 9,069,853 was issued on June 30 for “System and method of goal-oriented searching.” The patent’s title underscores Innography’s product development approach: We start with the user goals, then we design software to allow them to quickly and easily achieve their goals.
Categories: open innovation, patent filing trends, patent search, patent strategy, semantic patent search
According to the USPTO’s self-published dashboard showing first office action pendency, there’s been a healthy improvement in the total pendency time from 35 to 29 months from 2010-2014. Their mission has been to decrease the first response time i.e. the time it takes for an applicant to hear anything from the patent office regarding the filing.
Categories: industry outlooks, patent regulation, patent strategy
This is a transcript of the webinar Freedom-to-Operate Misnomer: Methods of Providing an Opportunity Analysis with speakers Michael Reed, Attorney & Partner at Cesari & Reed, LLC. and Sr. Data Expert at Innography, Maneesha Joshi.
Categories: patent analysis, patent strategy, patent visualization tools
Innography’s vision is to make patent-driven insights accessible to inform business decisions for anyone, at any time. Our recent release of PatentScout™ Publish takes a big step in that direction, by allowing companies to publish specific patent sets either internally or externally, to any group of users.
Categories: patent strategy, patent visualization tools
A common question we come across here at Innography is related to methods for identifying seminal patents. Seminal patents represent an invention so important that it creates or shifts a particular technology space. Other inventors cite those inventions as prior art for their own inventions, which can be improvements or enhancements to the original idea.
Categories: open innovation, patent search, patent strategy
Innography had a record quarter in Q1 2015 and is preparing for its largest-ever Insights client conference in April.