[Infographic] State of Indian Patents

The Indian Patent Office is battling with problems of staff shortage and implementing better examination guidelines. With Over 43k patent applications filed in 2012-13, the number of patent applications has gradually increased. However, the number of...

Relecura goes mobile

We are excited to release the mobile version of Relecura today. We believe this release to be a small step towards better supporting our customers and a broader IP community. Mobile devices are becoming an integral part of everyone’s life and a...

Insights from patent transaction data

Billy Beane, Managing Director for the baseball team ‘Oakland Athletics’ is largely credited for combining his baseball expertise with data analytics, to great success. He...

Lost in citations?

A patent has few or many backward citations, either cited by the applicant or the patent examiner. As forward citations emerge over a period of...

Spin a web of family members

Technology usually advances with incremental improvements, and analyzing patent filings can be a good way to understand this. Find out how you can plot patent family members on a map, to easily comprehend their connections as well as the evolution of that technology for specific or related patent filings.

The concept of Concepts

Patents describing the same core invention are sometimes filed in different application areas using varying terminologies. Hence, a generic keyword search does not always suffice...

Comparative Topic Maps in Relecura

One constant thread in our efforts as we develop Relecura, is to incorporate appropriate technologies into the platform that help you go beyond mere keyword...

Technology Enabled Tools for the IP Industry

Intellectual Property (IP) tools are essential today to help make informed strategic business decisions. We are working towards putting the best possible technology in the...