Thom Kobayashi

Digging through and aggregating rejection data is time consuming and impractical. Imagine if you could easily access that data to generate insight into an examiner’s potential questions and objections. Now that Innography intelligence software has added rejection data to its database, you can—and here are the benefits.

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It’s the nature of the beast. Patent documents from different countries are plagued with dirty data. And the more active the company, with patents, or inventor activity, the higher the likelihood for varied spellings and the dirtier it inevitably gets. Read about Innography’s Inventor Normalisation, in a nutshell.

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Patent valuation is a complex, long and involved process. Thom Kobayashi shares his final thoughts in the topic in he third installment of the blog series on 'How do value a patent?'

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Why is it so hard to get a concrete estimate on a patent’s worth? Determining the Value of a Patent (Part 1) talked about seven criteria for valuating a patent. Here are seven more important things to consider.

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One of the most frequently asked questions is, “What’s the value of this patent?” This is a very hard question to answer on a number of levels, we explain why.

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What are the main ingredients for an innovation to flourish? In this blog Thom Kobayashi shares his personal tales of innovation.

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