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Building better communication

Building better communication

Find out how we developed a cooperative relationship with a client, and find out how it could help with your search results. A determining factor for the outcome of a search is the communication between searcher and client. Typically, communication occurs at the...

QPIP Certification

QPIP Certification

Learn about the new professional standard QPIP, and how to become certified, from Fredrik one of QPIPs newest members 1 Congratulations on your certification! How does it feel? Thank you! It feels great. QPIP certification is a good acknowledgment for professionals in...

Reflections on using AI for searching

Reflections on using AI for searching

by Joni Sayeler/ Sep 30, 2021   Should you use AI-based patent search tools? We performed tests to find out how to get the most out of AI for patent searches To search patents with AI or not? Patent searching has been around for a long time, during which there...

EPO Statistics & Trends centre

Did you know that EPO recently launched a new free data visualisation service that allows you to explore global technology trends and connections between them? With a simple interface it is possible to select data for countries and/or up to 35 technology fields, and...

Learn about Machine Learning & AI

Machine learning is a fast-rising field. But what does it mean? And how can it affect us in our daily IP work? Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are becoming increasingly relevant in the Intellectual Property (IP) world. AI defines computer-based...

Why an FTO-screening search?

Why an FTO-screening search?

An FTO-screening search is considered a cost-efficient search compared to a regular FTO. Besides the cost factor, there are more reasons to choose an FTO-screening search… An FTO search is important at different stages in an innovation process. The earlier the search...

The role of Information Specialists in R&D

The role of Information Specialists in R&D

We welcome our latest colleague Jonas Hasler by interviewing him about his experience working in a company with highly R&D driven culture and his role as an information specialist in the R&D department pushing the innovation process forward.   Good...

The verdict on Uppdragshuset

The verdict on Uppdragshuset

We know that a customer inquiry is not the most fun thing to fill in. Despite that, we insist on sending one, year after year… And why is that? The answer is, by evaluating your responses, we can, and we will, improve ourselves and our services. Throughout the whole...

What is QPIP?

What is QPIP?

QPIP ® Did you hear about the recently introduced professional standard QPIP that a patent information professional can hope to achieve? QPIP stands for Qualified Patent Information Professional and was introduced through a collaboration of the Confederacy of European...