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...

Patent Monitoring: Five Enticing Benefits of Automation

The importance of active patent monitoring cannot be stressed enough. Receiving critical information as early as possible affords patent applicants ample time to develop and implement patent prosecution strategies. Monitoring helps to keep an eye on competition, and...

Maintaining Healthy Patent Portfolios

How healthy is your company’s patent portfolio? Many large companies take a shotgun approach to patent prosecution – relying on numerous patent applications and sheer force to take each patent application from filing to grant. However, with so many...