Computer screen with content


Blog Posts

Strategic Insights. Instantly.

Leveraging Patent Data for Competitive Intelligence

Guest post from Tony Afram, Founder and CEO of ipQuants

With the abundance of online information available today, it is possible to get an understanding of your next negotiation counterpart by quickly looking them up on LinkedIn. It takes only a couple of minutes, and, more importantly, it is as easy as going online. Even senior executives regularly check into LinkedIn, despite their busy schedules.

AI in IP: What Next, Part One

IFI attended and sponsored the 2018 IP Service World (IPSW) in Munich where a lot of interesting products and ideas involving artificial intelligence (AI) were discussed. This sparked curiosity around the topic, and we’ve been wondering where the future might take us in regard to its use in intellectual property. Toward this end, please join us at a roundtable event at the 2019 IPSW on the morning of Tuesday, November 26.…


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

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…