Client case studies

inovia has worked with over 1,500 law firms, companies and universities across the globe to reduce the cost and administrative burden of foreign patent filing.

Our clients cite three key benefits: time savings, cost savings (including upfront and transparent pricing), and exceptional client service — from us and our agent network. Read their stories in the case studies below.

With growth, comes change

With growth, comes change

inovia Helps KCI and Dentons LLP Improve Communication and Streamline the Foreign Filing Process.

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With growth, comes change
Cutting costs in foreign patent filing
Cutting costs in foreign patent filing

Cutting costs in foreign patent filing

ThyssenKrupp Uhde GmbH is saving up to €10,000 per invention for patent applications with the aid of the global instruction platform

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A second life in patent law

inovia has enabled Austin-based M.A. Ervin and Associates to cut administrative time by more than 50% and focus on revenue-generating activity.

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A second life in patent law
Boutique practice servicing entrepreneurs
Boutique practice servicing entrepreneurs

Boutique practice servicing entrepreneurs

As an inovia customer for six years, Ying Chen has seen the inovia technology offering expand and grow in parallel with her business.

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Don’t take our word for it

In celebration of our 10th anniversary, we asked a few of our clients to provide testimonials of the
impact our service has made on their day-to-day work. Here’s what they shared:

Our business relationship with inovia is very helpful and there are numerous examples of inovia reducing our costs for filing international patent applications. Furthermore, inovia’s staff members are always keen to find a quick solution for each problem or question.

Nina Braun
IP Manager

ThyssenKrupp Uhde GmbH

inovia’s method of providing a firm quote per filing is invaluable in allowing our clients to control patent filing costs and budget appropriately.

Theresa Olmstead
IP Paralegal

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

inovia has consistently provided all the services it claimed it would and more and has responded quickly to customer suggestions on ways to enhance its product and services.

Raymond Parker, Ph.D.
Assistant General Counsel and Vice President, Patents

Aptalis Pharma

I always recommend that clients use inovia for their national stage filings. I have appreciated the professional and friendly services of several folks at inovia!

Jayshree Aiyar Gerken, J.D., Ph.D.


Using inovia has certainly helped us in streamlining our PCT national phase entry procedure and has led to significant cost savings. We find the ‘one-click-quote’ quite useful for preparing and budgeting the entries. Finally, it’s most efficient that we only have to instruct multiple filings in only one instruction.

Eva Pahus and Paul Hilton


Being from a small practice, one of the things that I find most beneficial in my relationship with inovia is having a trusted partner to take some of the administrative work required for filing off of my plate. It’s also really nice to have one stop shopping. Since I often get last minute instructions from clients, it’s much easier to issue one instruction and pay one fee for filing into multiple countries versus six.

Benita Rohm
Patent Attorney


As a longtime customer of inovia, I appreciate their prices but I continue to use them for their excellent customer service. inovia’s timely and reliable service means that I can relax, knowing that my national phase applications are in good hands.

D’vorah Graeser, Ph.D. CEO

Graeser Associates International Inc.

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