University Biotech Patent Activity – 2014

IP Checkups’ and Nature:Biotechnology‘s annual university patenting report is now available. View the latest data on top biotech patent grantees and biotech patent issuance trends via the Bioentrepreneur portal, or by clicking here. Annual patent issuances in this space continue to increase in both Europe and Read the Rest…

Co-founders of Patent Analytics Firm IP Checkups, Quoted in Recent Law360 Article on Congress’ Patent Troll Bill and Its Effects on Potential Non-Practicing Entity Investors

Co-founders of patent analytics firm IP Checkups, Irv Rappaport and Matt Rappaport, were quoted in a recent Law360 article. The Rappaports argue that bills pending in Congress, an ongoing FTC investigation, and provisions in the America Invents Act may be Read the Rest…

IP Checkups Partners With Advanced Battery and Capacitor Expert, NAATBatt

In 2013, IP Checkups joined forces with The National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries (“NAATBatt”), a nonprofit trade association.  NAATBatt’s core mission is to grow the North American market for products incorporating advanced energy storage technology and reduce the cost Read the Rest…

Press Release: IP Checkups to Publish Intellectual Ventures’ Hidden Patent Portfolio

Indiegogo – IV Thicket – Patents are a marketplace of ideas. from IP Checkups on Vimeo. BERKELEY, Calif., October 15, 2012—IP Checkups, Inc., a boutique patent analytics firm, today announced the launch of Case IV Thicket, an Indiegogo crowdfunded project Read the Rest…

IP Checkups in the News: Analytics Challenges Patent Complexity, by George Lawton

Recently, IEEE featured an article by George Lawton on different patent-analytics systems. An excerpt of the article is below: The process of developing, applying for, analyzing, defending, and filing lawsuits over patents involves complicated concepts and complex relationships between concepts… Read the Rest…