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Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Tutorial

We recently added data for the Cooperative Classification System to AcclaimIP. Our implementation is frankly exceptional. Query CPC by, the First Class, the Inventive Classes, or Additional Classes (formerly Non-Inventive) or all three with one simple query. Best of all,…

Wildcard Searching to Favor Specific Patent Characteristics

I was working with a customer the other day, and we had an interesting question come up. The solution is not only clever, but may change the way you approach many of your patent search projects. But I have to…

New Assignee Normalization Features in AcclaimIP

We are excited to announce several major enhancements on how AcclaimIP handles assignee names: Improved normalization Faceting on BOTH current and original assignee names Detect when current and original assignees differ–that is, the patent has transacted New advanced query syntax…

US Patent Forward Citation Trending Over Time

I prepared the chart inside this article using AcclaimIP and Excel in about 35 minutes, and I think it is a good example of the type of original research you can do using our patent analysis software. Since forward citations…