IP Forecaster®
Help Cients Make better-informed budgeting decisions

IP Forecaster®: Helping your clients create smarter budgets and strategies

Intellectual property costs are complex and constantly changing, and helping clients to maximise the value of their IP requires efficiency and accuracy in budget forecasting.

That’s why we’ve created IP Forecaster®, an easy-to-use and secure online tool that streamlines the entire budgeting process for patents, registered designs and trademarks. Using powerful scenario modelling and live market rates, IP Forecaster® delivers fast, accurate and automated budgets for your clients.

A CPA customer was able to reduce the  20% variance between projected and final budget IP Management spend  with IP Forecaster®.  We stream live data from key internal and external sources creating forecasts that are automatically tailored to incorporate local currency, legal and prosecution charges.  IP Forecaster® brings you best in class accuracy for your budgeting process.

IP Forecaster® ENABLES YOU TO HELP YOUR CLIENTS:

  • Accurately and quickly predict their costs throughout the IP lifecycle and across all jurisdictions
  • Improve their business decision-making
  • Intelligently control their IP expenditures and drive better strategic decisions through analysis and modelling
  • Save time collecting and validating their PTO charges and average global rates through direct access to live market rates
  • Receive an integrated service. It integrates quickly and easily with your IPMS by way of an XML, XLS or CSV data file exchange, including all CPA Global IPMS

Improved client decision-making

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Comprehensive portfolio filing and maintenance forecast tools help you support your clients with strategic decision-making.

Accuracy

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Our worldwide network of IP specialists ensure you and your clients make accurate and informed filing and portfolio management decisions

Better rates

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Transparency on average market rates, costs and PTO fees helps you negotiate better rates on behalf of your clients

FEATURES

Report Generation Options

 

Produce reports by filing strategy, product category, portfolio structure, what-if scenarios, fiscal year, page/claims numbers or currency format.

All IP Types

 

Support for all your clients’ patents, registered designs and trademarks by providing a single budget forecasting solution that covers all aspects of IP.

Configuration Options

 

Breakdown by jurisdiction and filing behaviour, by patent and business unit or by IP lifecycle and fiscal year. Save and combine quotes, easily regenerate quotes on fresh input and export to Word/Excel/PDF.

More Than 50 Standard Reports

 

These include annual/quarterly budget reports, renewal reports, advance scenario building, patent reports per family, summary overview, PCT national filing/ quotation and custom reports (fully definable).

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