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IFI CLAIMS provides CLAIMS Direct, a global patent database and web service for application developers, data scientists, and product managers. Our patent data is used in a variety of industries including investment services, life science companies, and intellectual property.
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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…
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…
Fall 2021 Newsletter
Chinese Snapshots are here! IFI Snapshots for CN documents are now fully covered in CLAIMS Direct and available to Premium+ subscribers.
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
Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, is pleased to announce that it has fully acquired IFI CLAIMS, a leading…
Despite Pandemic, Patent Activity Remains Strong
IBM Again Tops Annual U.S. Patent List; Samsung Leads in Total Global Patent Assets.
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.
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…
IP Offices Enact Measures to Stay Operational During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Many organizations and governments around the world have taken steps to ensure business continuity and address hardships felt by their customers and patrons.
IFI Adds New Data to Chinese Patent Records
Now more than ever, it’s essential to have the most accurate, timely, and comprehensive Chinese data for research and analysis. IFI’s switch to a new supplier…
Fighting COVID-19 With Shared Resources
The COVID-19 pandemic has sickened or taken the lives of far too many people around the world. From staying home on the individual level to cooperation between…
Gain a Competitive Advantage with Recent Translation Upgrades in CLAIMS Direct
Get English translations of patent documents before anyone else and with nearly 100% completeness Be the first to know when new non-English patent records are…
March 2020 Newsletter
US Patent Grants Increased by 15 Percent in 2019 from 2018 Our annual patent rankings and trends reports found that a record number of patents were granted…
IFI CLAIMS Announces 2019 Top Global Patent Holders
Annual U.S. patent grants at all-time high. Samsung tops IFI’s total global ranking with most patents currently held. IBM leads again with most U.S. patents in calendar…