TechEmergence, a research firm specializing in competitive intelligence for the business applications of artificial intelligence, has included TurboPatent and our SmartShell tool in its comprehensive roundup of 35 notable AI-based legal applications. The article’s author, analyst Edgar Alan Rayo, states “Artificial intelligence (AI) companies continue to find ways of developing technology that will manage laborious tasks in different industries for better speed and accuracy. In the legal profession, AI has already found its way into supporting lawyers and clients alike.” TurboPatent and SmartShell are cited as examples of how AI has improved patent processing:
The entire patent application process can be long and arduous. Traditional trademark and patent search, for example, involves looking into hundreds, if not thousands, of results through manual research. This takes so much time, which is ironic considering that patent applications are time-sensitive.