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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.

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 with…

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 contai…

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. Intellect…

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 allows u…

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 differe…

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 pu…

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 perspe…

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 traditional…

AI in IP: What's 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 discu…