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Patent Landscaping – Gallium Nitride

Introduction This blog takes a look into the patenting activity around Gallium Nitride uncovering the companies, inventors, and key applications. GaN is a binary III-V direct bandgap semiconductor commonly used in LEDs. Its wide-band gap of 3.4 eV affords its special properties for applications in optoelectronic, high-power and high-frequency devices. Because GaN offers very high […]

Launch of new Gridlogics.com portal and blog

We are excited to announce the launch of the new Gridlogics.com portal that help showcases the work we have been doing in the Intellectual Property Space over the last 10 years. We have come a long way from being an analytics tool company to being a IP Solutions provider with multiple products. This blog will […]

Methods for Assignee Normalization

Normalization is the process of efficiently organizing data in to eliminate redundancies.  In patent analysis, Assignee Normalization is a process of preparing clean and accurate Assignee names from the raw data that exists on the published record.  When assignees are not present or organized properly, the accuracy of the analysis is greatly hampered and the […]

Using Thesaurus for Categorization

In Patent iNSIGHT Pro the standard thesaurus option allows you to maintain term taxonomies and Assignee groups. Mostly you would be using this for cleanup activities. However recently at a client group meet, I was asked if it was possible to store complex search queries as synonyms for a technology term and manage them in […]

Patent Landscaping For IP Investments

Comparable to virtually any other financial investment services based businesses like securities, commodities, stocks and asset management, IP investments (a.k.a buying or investing in strategic IP assets and associated companies) also requires access to the best information systems and knowledge platforms which form the basis of making the right strategic moves. Access to large up-to-date data sources, […]

Focusing on core and managing research data efficiently during IP analysis

For IP professionals working in a patent law firm, a R&D driven company, research facility or even in a service provider, managing patent research process is plagued with inefficiencies.  With consumers of research information asking for faster turnaround times albeit with higher accuracies every professional must look into his/her research workflow and locate inefficiencies that […]

USPTO Patent Data Now On Google

Till recently you could “Google” patents and perhaps find some of what you were looking for but just as you would for just about any other information. Now with the announcement of Google and the USPTO having entered into an agreement to make the following USPTO products available on Google there is a vast amount of patent data which […]

Patent Litigation Battles And Victories Getting Bigger

Are patent litigation battles in courts and the rewards for being victorious in these battles getting bigger? The 2009 statistics recently published by CorporateCounsul.com sure seem to indicate this is true. The publication revealed the “top ten victories from 2009’s intellectual property litigation docket” which featured some stunning rewards within these ranks including a patent award verdict […]