In an attempt to curb the behaviour of non-practising entities (NPEs), the Supreme Court will now limit ‘venue shopping’ in patent cases – stopping plaintiffs from choosing court locations they believe are favourable to the cases they are arguing.

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Innovation is at the heart of everything we do. In a major update for our law firm partners, Inprotech® (our secure, web-based IPMS) is now the first product in our new IP One software suite.

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Part of staying relevant in any field is pausing every once in a while to take the pulse of the landscape in which you operate.

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Patent searching is both an art and a science. In this article, we cover the role of creative thinking in supporting positive search outcomes for customers.

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In this article, we explore why intense focus is a must in providing customers with the best possible search results.

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Who owns the world’s patents? This seemingly simple question to answer is more complex than it might seem. According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), one in four public records of patent ownership is inaccurate.

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In this article, we cover the importance of logical thinking to the success of excellent searchers in delivering the results that customers need.

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The mindfulness and understanding exhibited by the Zen master is evidenced in every aspect of their daily life; a similarly all-encompassing devotion to detail impacts every aspect of a well-conducted search.

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In a heartbeat, the patenting and technical publication environment of a given technology area can change.

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Innography, a CPA Global company, recently announced its 2017 Customer Excellence Award Winners at the company’s annual Insights Conference

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One week after returning from the International Trademark Association (INTA) meeting in Barcelona, I have been thinking about the event and how the conversations between trademark professionals epitomise the new challenges and opportunities in our industry.

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Curiosity killed the cat, but in the world of patent and non-patent technical literature searching, that same cat would not only survive, but thrive.

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I was drawn to an article in The Economist regarding the current legal action between Uber and Google’s parent company Alphabet over self-driving car technology.

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In this article, we cover the critical role that being a tenacious detective plays in the performance of outstanding patent searches.

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