• Updating User Profile/Password

    If you have been registered into the tool by an email invitation, there are high chances you have not set your password To set your password, log into the TIP tool. Click on your name/email address that is displayed on the top right corner of your interface Your profile page…

  • Adding Users/Assigning Roles

    If you have an Admin or a Manager role in a TIP portfolio, then you will have access to the Control Panel. This gives the ability to add or remove users from the account and assign or change their roles. To add a new user, start by clicking on Control…

  • Adding a previously used idea in a new filing

    If you want an already used idea again, first you need to look at the complete list of ideas and check the status of the idea. An idea needs to be in an Active state to be dragged to the dropbox to create a filing. To check the status of…

  • Adding an Idea to an Existing Filing

    To add an idea to an existing filing, go open the filing in the ‘Patent Drafting’ stage. Scroll down to the portion of ‘Underlying Ideas’. There is an ‘Add Idea’ button next to it. When you click on ‘Add Idea’, a pop up opens, where you can add the idea…

  • Editing a Filing

    To edit a filing in the Patent Drafting or Filed column of the Idea Manager, open the filing and click on Edit. The editable version of the Filing would load, where the changes can be made. You can make changes to the Draft or the summary section of the Filing,…

  • Creating a Filing

    As we progress through the idea lifecycle, some of the ideas may not be pursued, while some may get approved to be filed as a patent application. Once an idea gets approved within an enterprise, it should move to the next stage, that is, the Patent Drafting stage. During this…

  • Customizing an Idea Form

    The idea form that is offered by the TIP tool is a short idea form. This means that the form is created to gather just the basic required information in order to make it easy to understand and to be used by the inventors. At the same time, in order…

  • Creating additional Portfolio(s)

    You can create additional portfolios only if you are an admin of an account. Go to the Admin Panel of your profile, and Click on ‘Create Portfolio’. Fill in the various details for your new portfolio. Out of all the fields mentioned, the Portfolio name is a required field. You…

  • Publishing an Idea

    In this video we are going to talk about Publishing an idea, and what is the difference between a published and an unpublished idea. In the Idea Capture column of the TIP tool, you can have published as well as unpublished ideas. The unpublished ideas would have a corresponding status…

  • Creating a new Idea Form

    In order to create a new idea form, Click on the ‘Add Idea’ button on your TIP tool interface. A new idea form will open up. Fill up the various details such as Title, summary of the idea, email addresses of the inventors and/or prosecutors responsible for the idea, value,…