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…

Patents for Startups: Opportunity, Necessity or Nuisance? An IP Checkups/ IPfolio Presentation.

Innovation drives economic growth in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Despite this truth, startups, university spinoffs and SMEs often have trouble capitalizing on their innovations through intellectual property. When faced with massive budget restraints and constantly-shifting market pressures, startups Read the Rest…

Patent Visualization Solutions? The Department of Energy’s New “Visual Patent Search” Based on PNNL IN-SPIRE Technology

The Department of Energy (DOE) recently released a nifty patent visualization tool – the “Visual Patent Search.” The tool showcases all US patent applications and issued US patents created through DOE funding. Users can analyze patent documents by individual DOE 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…

LanzaTech and ReVolt Technologies: Patent Portfolios and Competitor News

The Cleantech Forum in San Francisco next week promises to be a unique collaborative space for corporations, investors, and entreprenuers. A highlight of the forum is the entrepreneur showcase. On Tuesday, March 27 twenty promising startups will present pitches across Read the Rest…