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AI in IP: What's Next, Part Two

At IP Service World (IPSW) in Munich held in late November 2019, IFI hosted three brief interactive roundtable sessions and learned more about both the European perspective on artificial intelligence (AI) and new information about its impact to the intellectual property (IP) industry. We had great discussions ranging from whether AI can be considered an inventor on a patent application to whether new machine learning tools are changing IP management workflows.

Strategic Insights. Instantly.

Often times senior executives don’t fully understand the wealth of insights that can be extracted by studying the patent portfolio of a competitor. This is traditionally a very time-consuming task for the patent search expert, since growth rates analysis of patent filing activity usually does not come out of a box. But what if it did?

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October 2019 Newsletter

 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…

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Analyzing patent information is a good way to determine which technologies are experiencing rapid growth. We compared US patent application growth by CPC (cooperative patent classification) codes to find the largest increases from 2017 to 2018. The list includes some widely-covered technologies such as machine learning, and also some surprises like warehouse technology...

Press Releases

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 year

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 14, 2020 — IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, provider of a leading global patent data platform, today announced that U.S. patent filings hit an all-time high in 2019 with 333,530 patents granted, an…

New Analysis by IFI CLAIMS Provides Insight into the Intangible Assets of the Top U.S. Publicly Traded Companies

Capital One Financing had the fastest growing patent portfolio in 2019;
Morgan Stanley’s portfolio showed the steepest decline

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 7, 2020 — IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, provider of the most accessible global patent data repository, today released its annual ranking of companies on the S&P 100 Index that currently hold the most active patent families.
 
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