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San Mateo, CA, United States, 2012/12/12 - First To File® (FTF) announces that Lempia Summerfield Katz LLC (LSK) has selected its Electronic File Room (EFR) Patents and Workflow Modules for web-based IP information management - FirstToFile.com.
First To File® (FTF), a leading provider of SaaS-based IP management technology, announces today that Lempia Summerfield Katz LLC (LSK) has selected its Electronic File Room (EFR) Patents and Workflow Modules for web-based IP information management.
LSK will leverage FTF to streamline work processes, reduce risk and cost, share documents, and ensure accuracy. FTF’s robust, flexible Workflow Module will deliver collaboration and highly-specialized reporting requested by the firm’s clients, resulting in enhanced customer service. With greater control over workflow, matters will be processed more efficiently and client service improved. EFR integrations with Microsoft Outlook and the USPTO Private PAIR system also influenced the selection process and both plug-ins will effectively speed and facilitate communication and filing for lawyers and staff.
Since its founding in 2011, LSK has quickly established a reputation for providing high quality patent and trademark prosecution at a reasonable price. Continually building efficiency and minimizing overhead are critical to the core values of the firm. According to James Katz, patent attorney and founding partner at LSK,“Our goal is to provide high quality patent prosecution, but not at big firm prices. To achieve this, we needed to increase efficiency while reducing overhead. First To File technology is the best patent information management solution we found. It will help us efficiently provide superior client service while reducing risk and enhancing collaboration.”
First To File CEO James P. Bergeron remarked,“We are pleased that LSK has selected our Electronic File Room Patents and Workflow systems. Boutique IP law firms must work efficiently and eliminate wasted time to stay competitive. Our technology and paperless process will create greater efficiency to assist LSK in its further growth and development.”
About First To File (FTF)
Founded in 2006, First To File (firsttofile.com) is a software company based in San Mateo, California specializing in intellectual property information management technology. First To File’s products automate the storage, management and analysis of legal documents worldwide, enabling law firms and corporate legal professionals to reduce risk and work more effectively.
FTF’s Electronic File Room (EFR) for Patents and Trademarks is a web-based document management and automation solution for IP corporate legal and law firms of all sizes. Used by Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson & Johnson and Unilever as well as top IP law firms, EFR for Patents and Trademarks reduces reliance on paper and transforms the prosecution process by increasing overall visibility, efficiency and quality while significantly reducing costs.
About Lempia Summerfield Katz
Lempia Summerfield Katz LLC is dedicated to assisting clients in creating an intellectual property strategy that will best safeguard their needs, adapting to their internal processes and working efficiently to protect their intellectual property, all at a reasonable cost. Our attorneys are focused on all aspects of acquiring and protecting patents, trademarks, copyrights from the initial application and registration processes to issuance and monetization of the protected technology. Based on our clients’ business goals and our technical and legal expertise, we implement intellectual property strategies that conserve resources, add value and provide a cost-effective and commercially practical advantage over the competition. LSK’s main focus is on patent prosecution, IP counseling, and licensing in the following areas of expertise: Business Methods; Computer Science and Engineering; Electronic Commerce; Electrical Engineering; Green Technology; Internet; Mechanical Engineering; and Medical Technology.