Innography Blog

New Patent Shows Our Distinct Innovation Approach

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.

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Categories: open innovation, patent filing trends, patent search, patent strategy, semantic patent search


The State of Patenting in the US

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.

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Categories: industry outlooks, patent regulation, patent strategy


Webinar Transcript: Freedom-to-Operate Misnomer - Methods of Providing an Opportunity Analysis

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.

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Categories: patent analysis, patent strategy, patent visualization tools


Information is Power: How Google and Others Are Sharing Patent Information

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.

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Categories: patent strategy, patent visualization tools


Five Easy Prior Art Search Tips You Need to Keep In Mind

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.

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Categories: open innovation, patent search, patent strategy


Four Tactics for Monetizing Innovation in Your Portfolio

This is a transcript of the webinar Four Tactics for Monetizing Innovation in Your Portfolio, hosted by Gene Quinn, IPWatchDog, which is available on demand.

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Categories: open innovation, patent portfolio analysis


Online Collaboration and Best Practices: Zipline Provides IP Answers

After just two short months, over 30% of active Innography users have joined the online community for IP professionals, Zipline.

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Categories: industry outlooks


Webinar Transcript: Supreme Court Impact on Patent Portfolio Management

This is a transcript of the webinar Supreme Court Impact on Patent Portfolio Management, hosted by Gene Quinn, IPWatchDog, which is available on demand.

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Categories: litigation strategy, patent portfolio analysis