Transform and digitize your file-heavy IP processes with First to File – the only document management system designed specifically for the IP industry.
Easy to use, First to File provides administrative relief almost immediately, allowing you to automate the storage, transfer, and management of IP documents worldwide, paperlessly.
Centralize electronic document storage and 24/7 access for any user at any time.
Circulate a single, shared set of documents to all contributors and reviewers, even provide secure access to external parties.
Access your files through the tri-fold formats you’re accustomed to, similar to those seen in US patent case file folders.
Manage IP documents through a configurable classification hierarchy allowing for uniform naming conventions across your portfolio.
Intelligent Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and indexing allow for comprehensive document text searching.
Built to work with your docketing system to accurately populate case data, including deep integrations with Microsoft Office®, Lotus Notes, Gmail and Adobe applications.
“We are already seeing strong returns on our investment in reduction of shipping costs, storage expenses, late-filing fees, and potential infringement cases.”
“You don’t need to train somebody. It’s there. It’s ready to use. Getting people on board to paper-light – actually, we’re paperless – was a very easy transition.”