One of the main issues encountered by Chief Legal Officer(CLO) managing Patents(IP’s), is to know on how to tap the innovations/inventions from inventors. Another key challenge faced by CLO is the lack of appropriate systems to identify and support innovation starting from idea generation, submission through patent application life cycle. A day-to-day challenge for IP Managers is to look for ways and means to accomplish automation, aligned to the business process.

IPWayz- Patent Portfolio Management System identifies the patents of strategic value for the business. Using this software, Executives can achieve patent portfolio optimization and reduce costs. The Case Management module allows inventors to submit potential inventions for patent committee review.

Using IPWayz – Patent Portfolio Management System, management gets deeper insight into prosecution management, to assess the overall performance and effectiveness of the organization.


We offer IPWayz in 4 editions. They are:

IPWayz Startup Edition
IPWayz Professional Edition
IPWayz Enterprise Edition
IPWayz University Edition



Several challenges are encountered due to lack of effective patent portfolio management system. Some of the key business challenges include:

Lack of visibility to management to worldwide Patent portfolio

Unable to track the Total costs associated with each patent application in single system

Lack of consolidation of Cases / Inventions submitted by inventors in various departments for review

Lack of in-depth understanding of where the investments are flowing in (maintenance, new inventions etc.)

How much ROI is being realized from the current patent portfolio?

How are operations being executed in prosecution phase?


Key features

IPWayz Patent Portfolio Management System helps you manage patent portfolio of your business. IPWayz provisions the management of the patent application lifecycle. It provides decisioning support to Executives on patent portfolio, providing strategic value to the organization.

A key element of portfolio management is to provide visibility into top performing patents. The User Interface reduces the time to manage a application as well as reducing the legal overheads and empower user to do more with less.


Case Managment

At the core of building company’s IP assets is to garner innovation and get them for mainstream approval and adoption to promote company’s strategic growth. IPWayz Patent Portfolio Management System provides you robust web application that allows inventors to present their ideas for review and approval. This automation lends reviewers a database pool of brilliant ideas / innovations that can be brought to main stream business focus. Through Case Management Patent Review committee now have the ability to collect, evaluate and execute on approved patent applications.


Global Patent Portfolio Management

Using this application you can track all the inventions and the patent application filed, being prosecuted, granted, rejected, abandoned or expired. Patent Portfolio Management System provisions storing of both patent and non-patent literature of interest. You can track articles, reviews published in Journals, magazines on various patents in the portfolio. The Quick Search and Instant search allows you to quickly retrieve the data results you need.
Patent Renewals Management – Renewal Reminders – You have the option to receive quarterly or monthly patent renewal reminders in advance of upcoming renewal deadlines.


Role Based Access & Control

Role based access control ensures secure access – ensuring the right person with right credentials see the right information they are supposed to see.


Patent Monitoring Automatic Alerts and Notification of Actions

Users get auto alerts and notifications as part of prosecution workflow management. Using Case Management, Inventors can submit inventions online for committee review.


Tracking costs with one click

All costs associated with patent management are tracked by IPWayz – Patent Management System and at ‘one click’ shows the total costs till that point. User can drill down to track specific invoices, amount and payment dates. In addition, IPWayz supports integration with enterprise ERP system in a ‘push – pull’ configuration option, eliminating manual entries or possible errors.


Patent Prosecution Managment

The application captures all the patent prosecution steps, notifications, actions and responses. Patent prosecution history report provides all the information related patent prosecution management.


ERP – Invoice integration

Provides the ability to integrate and pull invoice data from Oracle E-Business Suite (ERP) or SAP systems.


Information Disclosure Statement

Manage all your invention disclosures as a single source.
Manage Literature of Interest & Non-literature of Interest – Manage Patent and Non-patent literature providing instant insight into the non-patent literature filed till that point of time.
Tracks the Programs and projects for executives to make informed decisions.


Patent Analytics

Patent analytics dashboards and reports include – Pending Action reports, Open invention reports, Patent Application status report, Patent Prosecution History report, List of Inventions, List of Inventors, List of Agents associated with a patent application, List of Attorneys or Law firms associated with a patent application, List of patents based on country, application type, application status etc.



Manage Patent Portfolio with Ease
Gain visibility to Performing patents of strategic value to Business
Provide CLO / Executives with deep insights to build comprehensive patent portfolio optimization strategy to reduce the costs
Inventors can submit their inventions to Patent Review Committee
Keywords Management
Reduce need to type (key in)
Personalized Search, quickly get to the needed information
Personalized Dashboards and Reporting
Pre-built Patent Analytics Reports on Patent Applications
Provide measure on patents usage

For product demo and pricing please contact us at 408-416-3812 or 512-692-9842. Email: ipwayz@iesols.com

Related products: IPMation, IP Cost-O-Meter, IP Monetizer, IP Patenalytics, PatenTrak and Patent Prosecution