ClaimBot®software in the News
Technology Transfer Tactics - “ClaimBot” touted as breakthrough in patent claims analysis
January 14, 2009: A patent law firm has developed a new web-based software program called “ClaimBot” that rapidly sorts, ranks and analyzes patent claims. Four years in the making by Minneapolis-based Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A., the ClaimBot system is now being marketed by Lucid Patent (www.lucidpatent.com). The system does not replace the need for patent experts, but it eliminates many mundane tasks tied to portfolio analysis.
St. Paul Pioneer Press - A high-tech solution to a low-tech process
December 12 2008: The old method of researching patent claims sounds like something out of Dickens.
"Usually, you put everything into a big pile on your desk," said Steve Lundberg, a patent attorney and co-founder of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner in Minneapolis. "Then you start reading, and reading those claims is like reading a Russian novel. You put some in a pile of stuff that doesn't matter, some in a pile that matters and some in a pile of stuff that you don't know if it matters."
Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal - IP law firm invents ClaimBot for patent mapping made easy
October 5, 2008: Ironically, it’s taken intellectual-property attorneys more than a century to invent a device to make their patent searches more efficient. But it’s finally happened, and a Minneapolis law firm is responsible for it.
IP Law & Business - A New Way to Look at Patents
June 2008: After prosecuting patents for more than 20 years, Steven Lundberg, founding partner of Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, a midsize IP firm of more than 80 lawyers headquartered in Minneapolis, has given in to his entrepreneurial urge. With the help of a software developer in nearby St. Paul, and more than half a million dollars invested by his firm, Lundberg has created ClaimBot, a software program that categorizes patents by their claims.