First to file®
IP DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT, REDESIGNED

Our purpose built IP document management solution

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

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 Seamlessly

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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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