June 2018 Researchers of the Month

Each month we like to recognize the top performing Crowd researchers for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform. The top Researcher of the Month (ROTM) receives a $500 reward for their contributions and each of the runners-up receive $50. Congratulations go out to our top researchers for June 2018: Takuno2933 ($500) Ritjack Alfiet Read more…

Exciting News for Article One Partners

Article One Partners (AOP) is excited to officially be joining the RWS family. Look out for more news in the coming months as the RWS IP Services Insights page will become the main outlet for AOP related (both researcher and client) news. If you haven’t checked them out yet, please bookmark, follow us at and visit: Twitter: https://twitter.com/inoviaIP LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/rws-ip-services/ Read more…

May 2018 Researchers of the Month

Each month we like to recognize the top performing researchers from the Crowd for their outstanding work in the AOP Connect™ platform.  The top Researcher of the Month (ROTM) receives a $500 reward for their contributions and each of the runners-up receive $50. Congratulations go out to our top researchers for May 2018: IPTornado (ROTM) HyperInfo takuno2933 Read more…

Webinar Recap: Crowdsourcing Evidence of Use: How and Why You Should

Last week, RWS and Article One Partners (AOP) led an engaging panel discussion on Crowdsourcing Evidence of Use (EoU). For most, EoU is a well-known and critical aspect of a complete IP program. Whether you engage the traditional methods of hiring outside consultants, or perhaps you have your own dedicated internal search team, you are Read more…

Featured Researcher: RS Nolan

Our February Featured Researcher is RSNolan, a patent researcher who has been with AOP for 3 years!  RSNolan’s prior experience, coupled with his ability to find new ways to use search engines and track findings, are some of his most useful skills when it comes to searching. He finds being an AOP Researcher is “a Read more…

Insights: Searching for Prior Art?

Prior art is commonly defined as any evidence which discloses your invention as already known. A product known to exist in the marketplace before yours in an obvious example, but any public knowledge which discloses your invention (other patents, products, published literature, public demonstrations, etc.), anywhere in the world, can be considered prior art. According to Read more…

Top 5: Baseball Patents 2018

Baseball season started early this year! To celebrate America’s pasttime, here’s a roundup of some baseball-related patents. 1) Protective Garment for Baseball Umpires Having an Inner Cushioned Layer and an Outer Layer of Interconnected Plates This patent for a chest protector has an inner layer that can flex to to fit the shape of a Read more…

Top 10 IP & Patent News — Week of 3/26/2018

Welcome to Article One’s Top 10 Weekly News Update. Every week, Article One provides a quick list of the past week’s top news in patents and IP. Here are some of the stories that we’ve been reading! What were your top IP news  stories last week? Post them below in the comments or discuss your thoughts on one of our top picks!  The Top Filer of Autonomous Vehicle Patents Will Surprise Read more…

Researchers of the Month: February 2018

We are delighted to announce the Researchers of the Month for February 2018. Congratulations to these five outstanding Researchers! RSNolan (Top Researcher) – One of our active, proficient Researchers, RSNolan’s In-Scope Percentage reached 100% this month! Friend – A Researcher since 2014, Friend’s expertise is in Electronic Technologies. Alfiet – A selected Featured Researcher in the Read more…

Top 5: Tools for Spring Cleaning

Spring is here, which means it’s also time for spring cleaning. Do you use these tools to clean and organize your home? 1) Method for Diagnosing, Cleaning, and Preserving Carpeting and Other Fabrics Tackling the dirt that builds up in the carpet is one of the biggest tasks when it comes to spring cleaning. This Read more…


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