• How to use the Portfolio Value Index (PVIX)

    Summary The Portfolio Value IndeX (PVIX) score is an internally developed tool designed to measure patent portfolio value based on published academic studies. The score is based on three components...

  • Video Tutorial: Understanding Law Firm Rankings (ISIX)

    Unified is an international membership organization that seeks to improve patent quality and deter unsubstantiated or invalid patent assertions in defined technology sectors (Zones) through its ac...

  • How to use boolean search terms?

    Boolean searching is a powerful tool that enables users to combine keywords with operators (or modifiers) such as AND, NOT and OR to further produce more relevant results. For example, a Boolean se...

  • Quick Search: How to conduct a basic search in the Portal

    From the Portal home page, you can conduct a basic “Quick search” of Unified’s PTAB and Patent databases. To conduct a PTAB search, ensure that the “PTAB Quick Search” is selected in the search ba...

  • Advanced Search: How to use filters to narrow your search

    The PTAB search provides a variety of filters to focus your search in the Portal. To use the PTAB filter search, simply click “Case List” directly below “PTAB” on the left-hand sidebar menu. To vie...

  • What is the difference between APIX, CITX and BRIX?

    APIX, CITX and BRIX are three internally developed tools Unified created to measure patent validity, value, and broadness using a combination of PTAB data from Unified's PTAB Portal and advanced ma...

  • How can I analyze patents or cases using the Portal?

    In addition to providing information about individual cases, Unified’s PTAB Portal provides a variety of analytics tools that allow you to easily view and summarize large groups of data. After you ...

  • What is APIX and how does it measure patent validity?

    Advanced Patent IndeX (APIX) is an internally developed tool to measure patent validity.  APIX uses a machine learning algorithm to rate the chances the PTAB may institute on a patent based on its ...

  • What is ISIX?

    Institutional Success IndeX (ISIX) is a internally developed measurement of PTAB success by a law firm.   The index permits anyone to easily measure how successful a law firm has historically been ...