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Based in Chicago, IL, ktMINE collects, organizes, and connects transactional and IP data to help you quickly and confidently perform research. ktMINE then take that data and turn it into real, actionable insights. Because ktMINE believes that there’s a big difference between data and intelligence.

Product Updates: Trademarks

Based on user feedback, our in-house technology department has implemented several new trademark focused features within the platform. These new features include: Licensed Trademarks New Trademark Filters, Groupings, and Narrowing Filters Updated Trademark Profiles In addition to these new features, you will notice several aesthetic updates to the platform. Our UX team has been hard

First Quarter Round Up

ktMINE has had a busy first quarter. Here are some highlights from the Q1 vIP Newsletter. Be sure to sign up for our blog updates so you never miss out on important ktMINE updates/happenings. Featured News ktMINE Listed on IRS Announcement and Report Concerning APAs 2018 marks the fourth straight year ktMINE has been listed

Ranking the Largest U.S. University Innovation Portfolios

Prior to attending the AUTM Annual meeting this past February, ktMINE research analysts reviewed the portfolios of U.S. universities and compiled a list of the 20 largest university innovation portfolios. The universities listed below have the largest patent portfolios of granted U.S. patents based on ktMINE data. 20 Largest University Innovation Portfolios 1. University of

ktMINE Published in ITR

As the OECD continues to evaluate and work on refining its transfer pricing guidelines regarding several BEPS initiatives, ktMINE CEO, David Jarczyk, and Director of Operations, John Wiora, explore the topic of ‘information asymmetry’. The article, “Challenging asymmetric data, leveraging public data”, concludes that by accessing publicly available global data, taxpayers and their consultants protect their analyses by

Product Updates: Connections

This new product feature adds intellectual property (IP) connections to the Profiles Application. With our data linking technology, we have made connections between companies and IP information that reveal insights into valuable corporate relationships. What would typically take hundreds of hours of research, users can now quickly find a list of companies and IP details

ktMINE Comments on OECD Discussion Draft for Hard-to-Value Intangibles

On May 23, 2017 the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the discussion draft BEPS Action 8 Implementation Guidance on Hard-to-Value Intangibles. The public was invited to comment on the draft “which provides guidance on the approach to pricing transfers of hard-to-value intangibles described in Chapter VI of the Transfer Pricing Guidelines.” President

Product Updates: Search App & Profiles App

ktMINE’s in-house technology team continue to create new features and efficiencies for our users by improving applications’ usability. This round of enhancements link Patent Court Cases and Trademarks throughout the Profiles App and Search App. The connected data enables greater insight into IP portfolios and landscapes. The features were rolled out on June 20, 2017.  Profiles Application