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3D Printing—The Patent Landscape

By Elicet Cruz PhD., S. L. from IALE Tecnologia 3D Printing is currently a much discussed topic.  This blog post examines the patent landscape of this important techn…

IFI's U.S. Patent Collection Available on STN in One Database

IFI CLAIMS®Patent Services, a leading producer of global patent databases, analytic solutions and innovative web services, and STN®, a leading online database service…

Patents on Aging

By: Enric Escorsa O’Callaghan, IALE Tecnologia, S.L.   The world’s population is rapidly aging - according to the World Health Organization (WHO), in almost every coun…

Innovation in Medical Devices: Looking at the IP Landscape for Surgical Devices

By Katia Cueto and Enric Escorsa, Iale Technologia, SL The medical devices industry has experienced a significant upswing in recent years, and is considered (by som…

Tony Trippe of Patinformatics Describes Patent Classification

Tony Trippe of Patinformatics LLC is writing an excellent series of technical blog posts discussing patent clustering, visualization and especially classification.  …

INNOVATION IN MEDICAL DEVICES: Looking at the IP Landscape for Surgical Devices

The market for medical devices is growing and open to new innovative companies.  We use CLAIMS Direct and KMX to look closely at surgical devices and see that patent a…

Analyzing Graphene Patents

By: Elicet Cruz PhD., Iale Tecnologia S.L. What is Graphene? Graphene is a material which through its extraordinary properties has attracted the attention of both scie…

IFI CLAIMS Announces Top U.S. Patent Assignees of 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Contact:            Tom Kivett                         Kivett & Company Communications                         (212) 727-2935              …

2012 U.S. Patent Trends & Insights

MADISON, Conn., Jan. 10, 2013 — IFI CLAIMS®Patent Services, the leading producer of global patent databases, analytic solutions and innovative web services, has compil…

IFI CLAIMS Patent Services Licenses Global Patent Data to Gridlogics

IFI CLAIMS licenses the CLAIMS® Global patent database to Gridlogics, an India-based intellectual properties solutions provider with customers all over the world.  Und…

Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) in IFI CLAIMS Direct

The Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) is a new patent classification system developed jointly by the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office (USPTO) and the…

Fractus vs Samsung: Patents on fractal antennas for wireless devices

Fractus is a Spanish fractal antenna manufacturer, spin off from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC),  that licenses its technology to leading manufacturers…

IFI CLAIMS Patent Services Newsletter – Volume 4, Fall 2012

Newsletter – Volume 4, Fall 2012 Custom Reporting  |  Product News  |  Featured Partner - Surechem  |  Highlights from our Blog IFI CLAIMS provides Custom Reports to…

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