Intellectual Property Management

Intellectual Property Management is the cornerstone to the design and operation of MindMatters’ solutions.

We offer solutions for any level organization from those just getting started, to those with enterprise-level requirements. Because each platform level uses the same exact architecture, you’ll be able to easily upgrade to the next level as your needs change. If you need help choosing which system would best fit your needs, click here for an overview of our different platforms.

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PatPend: Basic Invention Management

PatPend™ is a stand-alone Intellectual Property Management Software System, as well as an integrated component of  INNOVATOR Express providing you with the power to manage intellectual property from its inception.  It’s designed for easy configuration and fast startup and leverages Best Practices in innovation, project management, and invention disclosure management.

It creates efficiencies for inventors, patent review members, the Intellectual Property department, and internal and external IP counsel.  It helps guide invention disclosures through user-defined workflows/patent review processes for witnessing, reviewing, analyzing, and task management. Easily captures inventions along with all supporting documentation.

INNOVATOR Advanced: Invention/Patent Management

The INNOVATOR™ Advanced Intellectual Property Management Software System is our IP system specifically for mid-sized organizations. It allows customization through our step-by-step deployment templates, and because it uses pre-configured templates can be up and running quickly. Users will appreciate the intuitive, STEM-specific design, and managers will appreciate the detailed monitoring and management.

Built on our Innovator Enterprise platform, this system is easily upgradeable and provides maximum functionality at an entry-level price. Start with a limited version and add functionality as you grow.

INNOVATOR Enterprise: Intellectual Property Management

The INNOVATOR™ Enterprise Intellectual Property Management Software System is the industry’s leading solution for identifying, classifying, managing and protecting your intellectual property assets.  It’s designed for multi-department, business unit and global implementations, and facilitates faster throughput and accountability for your inventors, patent review team members, and legal staff.

It allows maximum customization of forms, workflow processes, analysis, and security to support the highest level of intellectual property management.  It fully supports multiple languages and integrates with accounting, human resource, patent marking, product labeling, internal and outside counsel patent docketing systems to provide unparalleled end-to-end support.

Software Solutions

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412-489-5900 x4.

John Stowell, Director of Innovation, Zep Inc.

"StageTrak is very customizable to your needs. Once it's up and running it's pretty intuitive. It's much simpler to operate than most of its competitors."

"We avoided $750,000 in cost in North American alone last year because we're being more selective and going after better intellectual property."

Kelly Teemant

"Flagpole offers novel social marketing techniques to partner and collaborate with the National Poison Control Center community."

VP Science & Technology, PPG Industries

"The MindMatters solution is the catalyst for generating growth opportunities and new sources of revenue."

Tom Mauss, Chief Executive Officer

"We were impressed with MindMatters’ entire Step by Step Innovation process. They helped us identify areas where we might fail, and successfully navigated around those obstacles."

"Our R&D idea submissions have tripled over the whole of the previous year."

Gregg Edwards, Chief People Officer

"Allows us to not only capitalize on the brilliance of our employees, but also to collaborate on organizational issues in a much more engaging, satisfying way."

Director of R&D

"The MindMatters software has really worked out for our team. It has enabled us to develop a process that effectively mines the innovative thoughts of R&D. Our invention disclosure count is through the roof compared to pre-MindMatters numbers."