MaxVal’s Max-Insight: Popular Toolset for Patent Professionals Gets Better

Max-Insight is a suite of tools that is offered by MaxVal for patent professionals.  The tools are designed to help with routine tasks that can consume a lot of a patent professional’s time.

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Transparency is Critical in a Patent Annuity Payment Service

MaxVal Annuity Payer was launched in 2014 with the goal of providing complete transparency on annuity payment fees, as well as simplified workflow and excellent service.

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How Effective is Your IDS Process?

IDS Process Evaluation

Have you evaluated the effectiveness of your current IDS process?

Take your IDS process to a higher level by knowing where to leverage and how to save time and cost. Answer these 10 simple questions and obtain an instant IDS score along with recommendations for improving your IDS process.

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Patent Litigation Analytics - Report on Judges in 2014 cases

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Why do We Pay Maintenance Fees?

Patent maintenance fees continue to increase. However, once the patent has issued, the USPTO does not provide any ongoing services to the patent holders. Therefore patent holders are correct in wondering why they must pay patent maintenance fees and why the fees are increasing. The requirement of maintenance fees has both economic and public policy reasons. First, maintenance fee revenue is used to fund the operations and expenses of the USPTO such as the examination of new patents. Second, maintenance fees allow for the promotion of progress of science and useful arts.

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Competition Monitoring Across Patent Lifecycle: Using 5 Powerful Email Alerts

The patent landscape is tougher and more complicated than ever before. The ever-increasing amount of patent litigation cases in district courts, federal courts, and PTAB trials and appeals courts is a clear indicator of the struggle inventors and companies face to secure their intellectual assets. Applying for a patent, getting it granted and monetizing it is harder than it was a decade ago. This state of affairs automatically makes the inventors and patent professionals obsessive towards competitor monitoring.

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5 Everyday Tasks of Patent Attorneys/Paralegals (and Instant Solutions)

Patent attorneys and paralegals handle a sizable list of routine tasks for their clients every day. Some are minor but repetitive; some are complicated as well as time consuming. While it may not be possible to completely automate those complex tasks like drafting claims, prior-art search, proofreading or certain USPTO activities; it is feasible that certain simple tasks like patent term estimation, generating IDS forms or claim charts or even a mere litigation check can be done rapidly and efficiently by leveraging the power of online tools. These tools are the helping hands for Patent attorneys, paralegals and even for individual inventors, not only when they are looking to save time, effort and money, but also when they want to make some informed decisions.

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Patent Litigation Analysis for Golden Bridge Technology, Inc.

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Pharma & Biotech - Patent Litigation Report 2014

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MaxVal’s PAIR Uploader – An Easy Tool to Upload Documents for IDS filing

PAIR UploaderPAIR Uploader (Beta) is a desktop application designed to allow users to upload their EFS ready documents in bulk into PAIR.  The tool obviates the need to upload documents one by one, thereby simplifying IDS filings.

 

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