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As global patent filings continue to grow at their fastest rate in 18 years, a few legal information providers are launching innovative products and introducing intellectual property to adjacent professions.
This week, Innography Inc. is at the top of LTN news for its Fall 2013 Release of Innography Advanced Analysis, analytical software as a service for intellectual property owners and IP portfolio managers, and for PatentScout, an easy-to-use and mobile-friendly interface to patent research designed for novice and infrequent IP researchers.
I often take for granted that everyone is utilizing Cloud Computing. While it may be a generic term, it has had practical impacts on my company’s strategy and day-to-day business. However, I’m not sure that many people fully grasp some of the reasons why it can make a significant difference in a company.
The patent-buying binge of 2011 and 2012 that resulted in the purchase of $4.5 billion worth of patents from Nortel Networks Inc. and Google Inc.’s $12.4 billion deal to buy Motorola Mobility Inc. has cooled. At the same time, a series of court rulings and proposed legislation in U.S. Congress have limited the value of patents owned by companies that don’t make products.
Wired's Innovation Insights posts guest article by John Martin.