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The Chief Data Officer Role Encompasses Big Challenges and Opportunities—MIT Symposium

At a sold-out event at MIT in the middle of summer, corporate, academic, and consulting leaders came together to discuss the future of information management. The Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium drew attendees from as far away as South Korea and Austria seeking new strategies for managing opportunities brought about by technologies such as AI and managing critical risks such as securing personal…

Keep Track of Semiconductor Patent Leaders with IFI’s Interactive Ranking Tool

We posted a blog in January highlighting some of the things you can do with our Top 1000 Interactive Ranking Tool. In addition to discovering trends and finding competitors, the tool shows the most current counts of patent grants for the year-to-date.
 
Let’s highlight one particular company that has seen a lot of growth over the past few years, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC). In…

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IFI Winter 2018 Newsletter

US patent grants drop slightly in 2018; Chinese companies continue to grow their share

Last month we released our annual patent rankings and trends reports which revealed a 3.5% decrease in granted patents in 2018 from 2017. Leading the way as top assignee is IBM for the 26th year in a row earning 9,100 patents, a slight gain from 2017. New this year, we produced an ultimate ownership report which ranks parent companies by their total number of active patents. Sa…

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Ourchem Selects IFI to Improve Patent Data Quality for their Big Data Platforms

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 19, 2019 — IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, provider of a leading global patent data platform, today announces that Guangzhou Ourchem Information Consulting Co. has selected IFI’s CLAIMS Direct to power their intellectual property big data center.
 
“IFI offers high-quality patent data processing and services capabilities. The global information loaded into the Ourchem Big…

IFI CLAIMS Announces Fastest Growing Technologies Based on Patent Growth

Genomics Testing Leads List Including Medical Imaging, Machine Learning, Healthcare Sensing, Warehouse Storage & Memory Sharing


NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 27, 2019 — IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, provider of a leading global patent data platform, today released an analysis of the 10 fastest growing technologies as determined by patent application growth in 2018. IFI found that Genomics Testing…