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Determining Patent Value with Patent Prosecution Analytics

Determining Patent Value with Patent Prosecution Analytics

Patent practitioners are turning to patent analytics to uncover key insights. There are many reasons to assess a patent application’s value. Venture capitalists looking to invest in a company may wish to value the company’s patent portfolio to help determine the...

5 Time-Saving Tips for Patent Searching – Webinar Recording

5 Time-Saving Tips for Patent Searching – Webinar Recording

Watch this on demand product-in-action webinar recording as Allison Gathard-Esposto, Customer Adoption Specialist at LexisNexis IP takes you through the ways that you can save time and effort with the LexisNexis TotalPatent One tool. With 107 authorities you can...

Drafting Quality Patents to Avoid §112 Rejections

Drafting Quality Patents to Avoid §112 Rejections

Section 112 is a fairly common basis for rejection at the USPTO, and pinning down the requirements and boundaries of Section 112 is a continuous struggle for patent practitioners, patent examiners, and courts, alike. Section 112 of Chapter 35 of the United States Code...

Determining Patent Value with Patent Prosecution Analytics

Determining Patent Value with Patent Prosecution Analytics

There are many reasons to assess a patent application’s value. Venture capitalists looking to invest in a company may wish to value the company’s patent portfolio to help determine the company’s value and the risk of their investment. For small companies, a valuable...

Top 5 Patent Search Questions

Top 5 Patent Search Questions

Common Client Questions and How Patent Searches Can Help Find Answers #1. "Can I make, use, and/or sell my product?" In all reality, your client may not have the foresight to ask, but a patent professional knows that launching a product without conducting a patent...

AIA Best Practices: A Holistic Approach to Patent Prosecution

AIA Best Practices: A Holistic Approach to Patent Prosecution

A lot has changed since the America Invents Act (the “AIA”) switched up the United States patent system from a “first-to-invent” to a “first-to-file” system back in 2013, and that includes some of the most basic advice patent practitioners provide to their clients....

Are U.S. Patent Examiner Statistics Fair?

Are U.S. Patent Examiner Statistics Fair?

Analytics describing what happens at the U.S. patent office have been on the market for almost a decade, most commonly in the form of examiner statistics. It’s no longer news that there is significant outcome variability at the USPTO, and that it’s largely driven by...

How to Automate Office Action Responses

How to Automate Office Action Responses

The amount of ways patent prosecution tools can benefit a patent application has grown significantly. Early on, online patent search tools connected the world and brought national and international patent documents within a few clicks. Patent practitioners caught on...

Autonomous Driving: how to judge strategic partnerships?

Autonomous Driving: how to judge strategic partnerships?

Our competitors no longer just make cars.Companies like Google, Apple and even Facebook are what I think about at night.―Akio Toyoda While the Automotive industry is no stranger to partnerships between rivals, a recent tide of partnerships to develop Autonomous...

Setting the Tone of Prosecution with Patent Analytics

Setting the Tone of Prosecution with Patent Analytics

There is no perfect formula for prosecuting a patent, but there is plenty of information out there that can be used to help anticipate a patent examiner's behavior. With accurate predictions, patent applicants can strategize and take actions to increase their chances...

Patent Litigation and “The Ice Cream of the Future”

Patent Litigation and “The Ice Cream of the Future”

Dippin’ Dots are enjoyed around the world. The delicious ice cream pellets can be found most commonly at amusement parks and have been known to hit the spot on a hot day. Despite being recognized and enjoyed globally, the innovative take on a ubiquitous dessert has...

Five Favorite Features of LexisNexis PatentOptimizer®

Five Favorite Features of LexisNexis PatentOptimizer®

If you have to do something, why not do it right the first time? Back in 2005, LexisNexis PatentOptimizer® was born out of an exploratory project with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to help improve the overall quality of patent applications...

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Patent Documents

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Patent Documents

Patent searches are intrinsically challenging because they require combing through a seemingly infinite amount of prior art in a finite amount of time to determine which patent references are relevant. There are hundreds of patent authorities around the world with...

What Prosecution Features are Tied to Positive Litigation Outcomes?

What Prosecution Features are Tied to Positive Litigation Outcomes?

Obtaining patents that will withstand litigation is one of the primarily goals of a good patent practitioner, but unfortunately, it is not always clear which prosecution strategies will ensure positive outcomes in court. Conventional wisdom used to be that a longer...

Over, Under, or Through: Overcoming Obstacles in Patent Searches

Over, Under, or Through: Overcoming Obstacles in Patent Searches

Anyone who deals with patent prosecution knows that difficulties constantly arise throughout the patent process. For example, in the patent search phase, where the goal may be to gather as much pertinent information from around the world as possible, figuring out how...

Four Ways to Respond When Monitoring Patent Applications

Four Ways to Respond When Monitoring Patent Applications

There is a lot to be gained from a little surveillance. In the patent prosecution world, surveillance means monitoring the progress of both your own patent applications and applications filed by others so that you can better plan your next actions. Having systems in...

A Celebration of the Innovations and Influence of NASA

A Celebration of the Innovations and Influence of NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) is perhaps the most iconic and influential agency within the United States government. Established in 1958, its mission statement is “to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics...

Webinar Recording: Winning at 112 – The Language of Patents

Webinar Recording: Winning at 112 – The Language of Patents

Listen as Gene Quinn, founder and president of IPWatchdog.com, Jennifer Bailey, partner at Erise IP and David Stitzel, IP Solutions Consultant at LexisNexis IP discuss all things 112, including what the future may look like in light of possible reforms, best practices...

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