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The ktMINE team has been working hard to bring our largest innovations yet to our platform. Over the past quarter, we’ve been diligently working on implementing the backend necessary to...
Trademark search software is a tool designed to assist individuals and businesses in researching existing trademark data. These tools are primarily used to determine whether or not a trademark is...
The world of artificial intelligence (AI) has been evolving rapidly over the last few years. Many companies have found themselves in a race to utilize the potential of AI, seeking...
The best keeps getting better! ktMINE is happy to announce we’ve continued our drive to excellence by surpassing 25,000 agreements in our Benchmark App. Maintaining our position as the largest...
Meet us in San Diego for the AUTM Annual Meeting February 18-21 San Diego, CA Booth #511 Jake Sweeney, Abner Castaneda, and Hunter Calvert are heading to the AUTM Annual...
The Importance of Patent Valuation Understanding the value of intellectual property (IP) assets is paramount in today’s competitive business landscape, and patent valuation serves as a critical tool in assessing...
In last quarter’s newsletter, I wrote about the artificial intelligence (AI) developments we planned to launch in the coming months. Well, the team has been hard at work creating an...
What are AI-Driven Company Grades? ktMINE‘s goal is to simplify data access and accelerate new insight generation for our customers. Our newest feature to the ktMINE Search App – AI-Driven...
Trademarks are distinctive symbols, names, logos, or phrases that distinguish a company’s products or services from competitors. They are pivotal in protecting a company’s brand identity, reputation, and overall success,...
US Patent searching is immensely important for a multitude of activities. The ability to search this data can be leveraged in prior art research, avoiding infringement, strategic decision-making, licensing opportunities,...
Thank you to IPO for another wonderful annual meeting Thank you to all that stopped by our booth. We look forward to continuing our conversations. September 10-12 Boston, MA Booth...
During Q2, the ktMINE team focused on enhancing our citation data coverage and searching capabilities in response to user demands. We actively worked on implementing new functionalities to deliver this...
As we surpass the halfway mark of 2023, we’re thrilled to share the incredible progress we’ve made at ktMINE. Months of hard work and compiling valuable user feedback have paved...
A patent search is a long and tedious process, one that can often take a significant amount of expertise, not to mention knowing what to look for and how to...
The AALL Annual Meeting held in Boston July 15-18, 2023 was a vibrant gathering of legal professionals, technologists, and experts eager to explore the dynamic intersections of Artificial Intelligence (AI)...
What are Patent Citations? ktMINE has recently enhanced our platform to include Backward and Forward Citation data. Backward Citations are patent numbers that are being referenced by another patent as...
The Taco Tuesday Trademark Battle: Taco Bell vs. Taco John’s Explained On Tuesday, I was enjoying the NBA Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics. I usually ignore...
Table of Contents Understanding Patent Infringement What is Patent Infringement? How to Identify Patent Infringement Case Study: Company A (Widget Co.) vs. Company B (Gadget Co.) Benefits of Patent Research...
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the rich contributions of individuals from these diverse communities. Throughout history, remarkable innovators have emerged, leaving an indelible...
Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today is an annual celebration observed both in Mexico and the United States. It is worth noting that Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day,...
The first few months of 2023 have gone quicker than I could have imagined. The ktMINE team has been busy attending and hosting events, improving our offerings, and innovating within...
ktMINE is Headed to the AALL Annual Meeting 2023 Thank you to those that stopped by our booth. We hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did. July...
Never satisfied to rest on our laurels, ktMINE is continuously pushing out new features and enhancements. In order to keep everyone up to date we wanted to put together some...
Table of Contents What is Intellectual Property? What is an Intellectual Property Database? The Need for Intellectual Property Software IP Software for Solving Business Problems and Relieving Pain Points Features...
On April 4th, ktMINE CEO, Michael Taylor hosted an exclusive webinar with Co-Founders Stephanie Curcio and James Stonehill of NLPatent to discuss our data partnership. If you were unable to...
What is it? KtMINE is excited to announce that we have integrated agreement data directly into our patent analytics. Previously, users could identify specific patents referenced in an agreement, however,...
As with most years, our 2023 conferences started with the AUTM Annual Meeting. This year we connected with technology transfer professionals in Austin, Texas from February 19-22. The AUTM Annual...
2022 was a great year. The team focused on evolving the product lineup and engaging with our customers to learn more about the daily challenges they face and how we...
It’s no secret that IP data providers are faced with the challenge of providing effective and efficient access to patent images and drawings. The issues vary but are usually centered...
ktMINE is Headed to the AUTM Annual Meeting 2023   Thank you to everyone that stopped by our booth. Check back in on our blog to see a post event...
Recently, ktMINE added the largest coverage of full-text patent data to our Search Apps Patent Profiles View. For users who may not have familiarity with how this data can benefit...
Happy Native American Heritage Month! To celebrate, we wanted to highlight a couple of influential inventors from the over 570 tribes here in the United States. Thomas David Petite Thomas...
Our last article on Apple’s patent portfolio was written back in 2018. Some things haven’t changed, such as the contention towards Apple’s seemingly relentless pursuit of market domination by any...
On May 24, 2022, ktMINE hosted the webinar “Capitalizing on Commercialization: Questions your Technology Transfer Office Should be Asking.” During this webinar, Michelle Santoro, Jake Sweeney, and John Wiora went...
Chicago, IL – 07/27/2022 (IPWatchdog) (NewsWire)– ktMINE, a global transactions research database and analytics platform specializing in the collection and organization of intellectual property (IP) information announced today the official...
The 2022 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference was held in Denver, Colorado from July 16-19th. This event brought together collaborators from across the legal information profession. John Wiora, Brett Schoell,...
The 2022 IPBC Global Event was held in our hometown of Chicago, Illinois from June 12-14th. This event brought together top corporate IP executives, policy experts, dealmakers, senior finance professionals,...
Continuing our goal of bringing full-text patent data to the market like no one has before, we are happy to announce our newest product enhancement. ktMINE’s latest addition is designed...
ktMINE’s applications and data services were created to exceed the needs of a wide array of industries. Law firms and law librarians rely on ktMINE data for accurate and actionable...
In celebration of Pride Month, the ktMINE team is highlighting four of the most influential inventors from the LGBTQIA+ community. Lynn A. Conway Lynn A. Conway is an American computer...
Thank you to everyone that stopped by our booth at AALL Annual 2022! It was so nice to see everyone in person and show off our many product updates. See...
Our most recent product enhancement further fills a gap in the market. After listening to our customer’s wants and needs, we got to work on a new patent view within...
Thanks to everyone that attended and visited our booth at the 2022 IPBC Global conference. Take a look at our recap blog to learn some takeaways from the event.  ...
ktMINE’s applications and data services were created to exceed the needs of a wide array of industries. Corporations and law firms, large to small, rely on ktMINE data for accurate...
At the virtual AALL Conference in 2021, one of the many key trends that thought leaders shared with me was the ability of law libraries to increase attorney engagement with...
With this being Autism Awareness month, we wanted to look back at the US patent landscape over the past few years to see what patents are connected and tied to...
What does the ktMINE Customer Success journey look like? The customer success journey starts with introducing ourselves to our new customers in an onboarding communication. This provides our new users...
Join us for the webinar, Capitalizing on Commercialization: Questions your University should be Asking, on Tuesday, May 24th, at 11:00 AM ET. In under an hour you can expect to...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a continual work in progress by its nature; the more information available, the more accurately it functions. AI is applicable across a wide variety, if not...
March Madness is officially underway, but before we jump into discussing our broken brackets, we wanted to dive into the ktMINE Search App to take a closer look at some...
At ktMINE, our goal is to deliver unmatched global IP data insights and analytics to reduce the friction in your research. With a focus on improved user experience, see below...
The 2022 AUTM Annual Meeting was held in New Orleans, Louisiana from February 20-23rd. This event brought together technology transfer professionals from around the globe to discuss trends happening within...
In honor of Women’s History Month, we wanted to highlight a number of our ktMINE employees – shedding light on what it is like to be a woman in the...
Technology transfer offices rely on IP data insights for an accurate view of patent and licensing activities. Detailed access to activities within the commercialization landscape allows you to analyze agreements,...
Technology advancement isn’t only geared toward productivity. Companies around the world are also leveling up consumer entertainment, and Sony Interactive is taking that to heart. Here are a few of...
Originating in the United States and now recognized in a number of countries around the world, Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans as well...
The past year not only flew by, but it was a notable one for the ktMINE team – full of product launches, new hires, and continuing to set new benchmarks...
CHICAGO, January 25, 2022 (Newswire.com) – A global transactions research database and analytics platform specializing in the collection and organization of intellectual property (IP) information, announced today the official launch of...
Hockey season is in full swing and with the Winter Classic rapidly approaching, I thought it would be appropriate to take a look at some relevant patents surrounding the equipment...
With over a month until spring training starts up, we wanted to give you some much-needed baseball content by highlighting IP-related baseball patents. You can’t have baseball without the bases....
CHICAGO, December 2, 2021 (Newswire.com) – With decades of combined experience as premier IP data providers, ktMINE and Lighthouse IP have entered into a partnership to simplify data access based...
The 2021 IPBC Global event was held in Seattle, Washington from November 14-16th. This event brought together the world’s IP business leaders to discuss the key challenges facing those responsible...
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, fighting between allied nations and Germany ceased. This is the reason that November 11, 1918, is known as...
Thank you for your interest, this webinar is now over. If you have any questions or would like to access a recording, contact us. ktMINE’s latest innovation empowers users across...
Since the onset of the Covid-19 virus, the development of vaccines and therapeutics has been going full speed. (Reference our previous article for a glance at the development of treatment...
Baseball stories are written in October. After a six-month regular season grind of 162 games, only ten teams enter the postseason with their tickets punched for a chance to shine...
Last week, the OECD announced a groundbreaking shift in global policy in which 136 countries agreed to a new Global Minimum Tax of 15%. This landmark agreement has massive implications...
Earlier in 2021, I shared that I would be training for the 2021 Chicago Marathon. Road races are slowly making their return around the globe and it just so happens...
ktMINE’s all-new Benchmark App is here and the launch brought Brett Schoell, Product Lead, to reminisce on the journey. Like a parent getting ready to send their child to school for the first time,...
Update – We had a great experience at IPBC Global in 2021. Take a look at our blog post to see what we learned. Bringing the world’s IP business leaders...
Every four years, the world comes together for the Summer Olympic Games. 17 straight days of competing to win medals and return home with all the glory. The 2020 Tokyo...
The 2021 AALL Annual Meeting was held virtually from July 19 to July 23. This event hosted more than 1,638 law librarians and legal information professionals from across the globe....
At ktMINE, we rely on meaningful interactions with our customers to continuously evolve as a company and to deliver industry-leading IP research solutions. Join us as we share the journey...
As a SaaS and DaaS provider, our biggest responsibility is to serve the needs of our customers — by delivering information to our users and enabling them to leverage that information to...
In honor of Global Running Day and June being Pride Month – I took to the ktMINE platform to see if I could find any related IP for a pair...
In the coming weeks, we will officially launch the ktMINE Benchmark App. This product has been a labor of love for the team overseeing its development. Unlike some product launches,...
Creativity and innovation are two key pillars of intellectual property (IP). The ability to create and share our creativity with one another allows us to continually produce new and novel...
The 2021 AUTM Annual Meeting was held virtually from March 15 to March 18. This event hosted the largest gathering of academic technology transfer professionals. Jake Sweeney and Josh Riegle...
A couple of months ago, I shared what ktMINE was up to as we closed out an unbelievable year. I discussed how we adapted to COVID-19, shared insights from our new normal,...
Personally, I have always found the correlation between patents, emerging technologies, and potential indicators for stock market performance fascinating. Every week, I typically spend some time reviewing companies that were...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all aspects of our everyday lives – in an instant, we witnessed the upheaval of day-to-day routines. As the situation progressed, we knew it was...
As Halloween approaches, we’re excited to introduce patented technology that will take your spooky celebrations to the next level. From lifelike animatronics to haunting holographic displays and realistic soundscapes, these...
In honor of our 12th anniversary in business, we thought it would be fun to share a dozen things you may not know about ktMINE – our history, our team,...
Congratulations! You filed a patent and it was granted. What’s next? Aside from potentially using, licensing, or keeping the innovation within your Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio – don’t forget about...
CON2020 was initially scheduled to be an in-person conference held in Dallas from March 15 to March 18, but the realities associated with COVID-19 caused the event to go virtual....
Today is officially the first day of Fall! For many, this means swapping out the summer decorations for pumpkins and gourds as well as officially unpacking those cool weather clothes....
ktMINE recently had the opportunity to participate in the 2020 TP Minds International conference and we want to share our takeaways from the panels. After four days of panels with...
With TikTok, Microsoft, WeChat, Twitter, and other social networks in the news recently, we thought we would take a look at some statistics related to IP to see if anything...
Transfer Pricing, when done appropriately, ensures that intercompany transactions are made at arm’s length. As a refresher, arm’s length means when related entities engage in a transaction they must do...
Just as a quick review, in part one, we examined overall U.S. applications and grants for the first half of 2018, 2019, and 2020. We looked at the top technology...
In part one, we looked at overall application filings and grants for U.S. patents to observe how the volumes might have been impacted by recent events. Let’s switch gears a...
With the first half of 2020 behind us, let’s review some patent and application data for perspective, comparing it with 2018 and 2019. Although the data for 2020 is incomplete...
Last month, ktMINE participated in Battlefin Virtual Discovery Days where our CEO, Michael Taylor, spoke on a panel regarding the Intellectual Property data and trends for autonomous driving. Throughout the...
In part two, we talked about the importance of bankruptcies as asset transfer indicators and discussed the available options banks may have when contemplating the monetization of IP assets. In...
From part one, we observed that during the past decade, banks have amassed impressive patent portfolios. In part two, we will look at other data sets to examine options that...
Proper schooling for children around the globe has been a topic of discussion since the onset of COVID-19. As schools turn to virtual learning (utilizing computers and/or the internet to...
If your first question is, “What exactly is backtesting?” let’s dive in. Backtesting is a way to prove if adding a new dataset will positively or negatively affect a decision-making...
From some recent analysis of our data for the IAM/ktMINE Patent 1000, we noticed that banks are holding more patents these days. We decided to dive deeper into these holdings...
Since the onset of COVID-19, organizations are reassessing their intercompany agreements to include Force Majeure clauses. If you are unfamiliar with Force Majeure, read our previous blog for more information....

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