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The Evolving Landscape of Chinese Patents

Janice Stevenson, EVP of Client Relations at IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, will present information at the 2019 IP Service World in Munich on where Chinese inventors are…

Focus on Value Creation Instead of Data Management

Lucas von Reuss from Quant IP explains how IFI CLAIMS not only saved time but enabled his employees to be more efficient and sped up product development. We started wi…

The Global Patent Landscape for Climate Change Related Patents

By Larry Cady, Senior Analyst at IFI  The UN Climate Action Summit recently concluded and received heavy press coverage. There is a significant amount of research bei…

Using a Single Source of Patent Data Lets Developers Focus on High-Priority Tasks

Guest post from Matthias Pötzl, Managing Director, Dennemeyer Octimine Background Dennemeyer Octimine is an innovative company in the field of IP management and reco…

New Full-Text Patent Records and Google Translations Now Available in CLAIMS Direct

New Records In keeping with our 2019 content roadmap, many new full text records are now available, along with translations to English using Google Translate. Since th…

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 Chie…

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 compet…

Using Patents as an Alternative Data Source for Investing

Linking patent data to financial and other data sources provides analysts with unique metrics for decision making. On a tactical level, it’s possible to figure out how…

Patent Landscape Analysis Using AI: Computer Systems Based on Biological Models

This is a guest blog by Nadav Kenneth (CEO) and Dr. Ronen Golan (CTO) of Inventive-IP, which is based in Israel. Inventive-IP provides patent-related services includin…

IFI CLAIMS Spring 2019 Newsletter

 The Fastest Growing Technologies Analyzing patent information is a good way to determine which technologies are experiencing rapid growth. We compared US patent…

New Chinese Patent Data Source: Faster and More Accurate Records

When it comes to international patent filings, China has been turning up the heat. According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) more than half of a…

Bringing Google Translate to CLAIMS Direct

In today’s world, many people are accustomed to using apps that can translate signs in other languages by simply aiming their camera. While this is a great tool for va…

IFI Patent Data Available through the WPI Test Collection

A subset of IFI patent data is now available for research purposes in conjunction with the World Patent Information (WPI) journal. The collection supports the mission…

Patent Activity in the Monterey Bay Area

Larry Cady, Senior Analyst, IFI CLAIMS Patent Services Capitola resident Larry Cady is not a patent attorney but does have over 20 years experience working with an…