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Advanced Patent Monitoring using Artificial Intelligence and a Single-Source Database
Dennemeyer Octimine uses IFI patent data to power their AI-based patent monitoring system.
Professional Intuition + AI = Better, Faster Patent Searches
Patents have long had a searchability problem. Between classification systems, prior art, and the tens of millions of patents on file, starting a comprehensive patent…
Spring Newsletter 2022
NEW: IP PROFILES Search, share and compare IFI Ultimate Owners with IP Profiles. IFI's newest interactive and accessible online tool launches in just a few short…
The companies leading the race for new electric vehicle technology
Small, unknown "startup stars" represent the future of motoring tech The "pain at the pump" experienced by motorists worldwide against the backdrop of Russia's…
IFI Insights: Do patent applications of electric vehicle startups predict the road ahead i
IFI Insights: Do patent applications of electric vehicle startups predict the road ahead in EV industry mergers and acquisitions?
Overpromised and Saturated?! - Positioning AI in IP
In this day and age, is it possible to go to an Intellectual Property (IP) conference or trade show and not be bombarded with the buzzword "artificial intelligence…
Winter Newsletter 2022
THE 2021 RANKINGS ARE NOW LIVE Insights into the newest innovations and the top companies for 2021 have been revealed! IFI's Rankings feature key trends in US…
Despite Pandemic, Patent Activity Remains Strong
IBM Again Tops Annual U.S. Patent List; Samsung Leads in Total Global Patent Assets NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 12, 2021 — U.S. patent grants ticked downward only…
IFI CLAIMS Announces 2021 Top Global Patent Holders
China’s 2021 U.S. Patent Grants Surged, Even as Total Patent Awards Trended Downward, According to Analysis by IFI CLAIMS 2021 Rankings Shed Light on Corporate…
Fall 2021 Newsletter
Chinese Snapshots are here! IFI Snapshots for CN documents are now fully covered in CLAIMS Direct and available to Premium+ subscribers.
Numerous chemical name searches turned into one, all in the same software solution
Streamline chemical research with PADRYT’s newest addition to their platform Finding relevant patent documents is always a challenge, especially when it…
From Patents to Alpha
How to use patent data for stock selection and build an outperforming investment strategy Patents rarely make it into the news but as we all know the coronavirus…
Leading patent data platform IFI CLAIMS joins Digital Science
London, 2 July 2021. Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, is pleased to announce that it has fully acquired IFI…
Summer 2020 Newsletter
Most businesses now hold the belief that data is a huge asset or even “the new oil”. Yet many still have difficulties with managing quality. In a recent report…
Speed and Accuracy Deliver a Competitive Advantage in IP
Being the first to acquire new patent information leads to strategic benefits.
Patent Grant Prediction with 99 Percent Success Rate
Our partner Quant IP used IFI patent data to create a useful machine learning tool.
AI Can’t be Named as an Inventor—Yet
Patent organizations rule that inventors must be a natural person, but things could change.
Patents and the Open COVID Pledge
Earlier this year, we announced the creation of the Open COVID Pledge. The aim of the group is to remove intellectual property (IP) barriers which could interfere…
Effective Data Governance Opens the Door to Insight
Data quality is still a challenge for many organizations, but it's also a necessity for adopting artificial intelligence.
Working on a Patent That Will Help with the Coronavirus Crisis?
For small biz, there’s a new fast lane The speed of the coronavirus outbreak has prompted a surge of rapid response research and development in the quest to…