Innography Named “Cool Vendor” by Leading Analyst Firm

Innography, the intellectual property business intelligence company, today announced it has been named by leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a 2009 Intellectual Property "Cool Vendor." Gartner selected companies for the "Cool Vendor Report" based on solutions they offer that are addressing some of the challenges emerging from a dynamic intellectual property (IP) environment. This includes ways to avoid patent and copyright infringement problems, while identifying and exploiting existing or potential IP assets.¹

"We believe being recognized by Gartner as an intellectual property 'cool vendor' underscores the significant market momentum we are experiencing," said Rob Lynch, CEO of Innography. "Innography is proving to the industry and, most importantly, to our customers that we offer the optimal solution for leveraging and protecting IP portfolios."

Innography's online IP business intelligence tool delivers comprehensive predictive analysis and addresses critical business questions, enabling organizations to improve their process efficiencies and revenue sources. By uniquely correlating patent data with financial, litigation, and other key business information, Innography gives users valuable, real-time visual clarity to:

  • Generate suitable prospects for revenue-producing licensing activities
  • Discover and preempt points of exposure to intellectual property litigation
  • Identify emerging market opportunities, trends, and threats
  • Reveal critical information when evaluating M&A candidates
  • Improve the strength and marketability of new technology and inventions

Innography is available as a subscription service on a per user basis. There are no installation requirements, and full support and software updates are included. 

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process

Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

¹ Gartner, Inc., "Cool Vendors in Intellectual Property, 2009" by Brian Prentice, 12 March 2009.