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

IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, provider of a leading global patent data platform, today announces that Guangzhou Ourchem Information Consulting Co. has selected IFI's CLA…

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…

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.

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…

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…

IFI CLAIMS 2019 Content Roadmap

IFI's Content Roadmap for 2019 reinforces the company’s ongoing commitment to the quality, reliability, and completeness of the CLAIMS Direct patent repository.   Chin…

Using IFI’s New Interactive Ranking Tool, Part One

If you’re looking for an easy way to do simple patent research, our new Top 1000 Interactive tool is the perfect place to start. Based on the top 1000 companies who re…

IFI CLAIMS Announces 2018’s Top U.S. Patent Recipients

U.S. grants decline by 3.5 percent after nearly a decade of increases. IBM leads annual ranking as it has for 26 straight years. Samsung tops IFI's new "ultimate owner…

IP Service World — AI is Here and Making a Difference Now

At this conference held in Munich during the last week of November 2018, keynote speeches from senior IP leaders at Google, IBM, and Siemens, and many vendor present…

Blockchain Patents Unchained: Patent Landscape from IALE Tecnología

This analysis of blockchain patent applications and grants from IALE Tecnología, based on IFI data, offers an in-depth examination of this new technology.    Blo…

IFI to Demonstrate a New Data Discovery Technique at IP Service World

It can be a challenge to stay on top of the patent assets of large companies with many subsidiaries. It’s easy to overlook the true impact of a particular organization…

IFI Fall 2018 Newsletter

Digital Twin technology: a patent landscape analysis by IALE Tecnología By Enric Escorsa, IALE Tecnología Gartner expects half of all major industrial c…