First to file®
Revolutionise your IP Operations

Our purpose built IP document management solution

Always have access to clients’ IP information. Revolutionise the way you organise, manage and store your practice and client’s IP information with First to File®, the only document management system tailored to the IP industry.

First to File® was built by IP professionals for IP professionals, which means we understand the file - and administration-heavy work of IP management –we’re changing practice workflow management for good.

First to File® transforms the workflow of IP law firms by automating the storage, transfer and management of IP documents worldwide. Adoption is intuitive, relieving the administrative burden almost immediately.

Join the 2,000 First to File® users worldwide and save both time and money – freeing up your resources in order to increase profitability.

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

Boosts productivity and enhances collaboration

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By flowing documents through client contributors and reviewers with actions and due dates.

Saves storage and courier costs

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Through centralised electronic document storage that enables 24/7 access for any user at any time.

Drives Consistency

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Manage IP documents though a configurable classification hierarchy that allows uniform naming convention across the portfolio.

Enhances collaboration

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As a SaaS-based technology, it enables access to a single database and documents instantly from any location.

Integrates

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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

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