Access your IP information, anywhere, any time and digitize your operations with First to File®, the only document management system designed for the IP industry.
Created by IP professionals for IP professionals, First to File® transforms file-heavy IP work by automating the storage, transfer, and management of IP documents worldwide.
Intuitive, easy-to-use file management make user adoption quick and painless, providing administrative relief almost immediately.
Join thousands of First to File® users worldwide who have saved time and money by going paperless.
These insights will allow you to get your technologies into products and on the market faster – meaning you can quickly grow new revenue streams and recoup your R&D investment faster. Our structured output also provides a springboard for your R&D colleagues to innovate on the fly, stimulating ideation and creating new research directions for your company, increasing the efficiency of your R&D spend
By flowing documents through client contributors and reviewers with actions and due dates.
Through centralised electronic document storage that enables 24/7 access for any user at any time.
Manage IP documents though a configurable classification hierarchy that allows uniform naming convention across the portfolio.
As a SaaS-based technology, it enables access to a single database and documents instantly from any location.
First to File® is designed to integrate closely with internal systems and to accurately populate case data— notably, all docketing systems are supported, including deep integrations with Microsoft Office®, Lotus Notes®, Gmail® and Adobe® applications.
Reducing Young & Thompson’s reliance on paper based systems was initially met with scepticism. With First to File®, implementation was fast, and staff quickly became comfortable with the user-friendly trifold and workflows. They like the anywhere, anytime access with increased transparency and faster client response time for greater productivity.
Annette Brown Skaltsounis,
Lead, European Practice Group, Young & Thompson