• 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 ...