Legacy docketing systems stand in the way of meeting your clients’ changing requirements. A modern web-based IP platform can play a significant role in your firm's ability to deliver superior client service, engaging in higher-value, revenue-generating work and acquiring to new clients at a lower total cost.
A Unified System
A patchwork of docketing applications, document management systems, file shares, collaboration tools and workarounds generate unnecessary double entry and quality checks. Simply retiring these isolated systems and consolidating into the ANAQUA Unified IP Platform places all related documents and bibliography data at your fingertips. With ANAQUA, matters are centralized, easy to find and reportable for different roles at firm and for client communication.
Anaqua is the best data management system I've ever used. The applications are endless - it's not just for docketing.
In today’s competitive legal market, you must distinguish your firm as an industry front-runner. Clients are looking for a single firm who can efficiently and effectively address all of their needs.
ANAQUA is a platform that unifies every tool you need to run your practice. ANAQUA provides best-practice IP workflow automation, a centralized data source for all your firm’s IP data, and custom, role-based workspaces for each member of your IP team.
ANAQUA HyperView provides multiple levels of data analytics to deliver business intelligence to your firm’s leadership team. Track and manage attorney and staff workloads, identify productivity best practices, and bottlenecks, across multiple departments and offices to ensure greater efficiency and results.
The number one thing that keeps IP leaders up at night is missing a deadline, which could cost the client strategic positioning and revenue, while also opening up your firm to malpractice liability. Data quality, disparate systems, and disconnected dockets can create hazards for even the most vigilant IP leaders.
ANAQUA tracks critical metrics related to status, deadlines, assignments, costs, and grant rates. Audit trails and escalation rules track and prioritize all pending tasks and deadlines to ensure completion in a timely fashion. If a task takes longer than anticipated, or a deadline is approaching, ANAQUA will automatically generate a notification so you can take curative action.
Onboarding With Greater Accuracy
When onboarding a new client, a new attorney and his book of business, or simply deriving new business with existing clients, accurate document upload and data integrity is critical. Missing dates or onboarding incorrect data can cause any number of problems resulting in the loss of a client’s IP and subject the firm to malpractice liability.
ANAQUA’s automatically bulk uploads documents and emails by extracting accurate information directly from the documents and using it to both determine the upload destination, document metadata, and initial workflow. The built-in OCR function automatically interprets PDF, TIFF or other formats to enable full text searching of scanned documents.
Although not generally direct timekeepers, your Administrative Team is acutely aware of the billable hour due to your responsibilities ensuring bills are accurate, submitted to clients on time every month, and fees collected for services rendered. Admin. Teams that do not complete these tasks timely and properly can cost the firm revenue. ANAQUA’s Time and Expense Billing Module enables you to capture billable hours and other expenses for client matters and manage client billing and payments. Quickly create invoices from customizable templates for distribution to clients. Track invoicing with configurable workflow to support collection of overdue payments, ensuring follow up on overdue bills runs much smoother and more transparent for your firm’s clients.
The Invoicing Module offers an online, electronic payment system to manage the payment and collection of invoices in multiple currencies, and the cost tracking function allows you to assign specific costs for each task type and for each supplier on a per country basis. The Electronic Invoicing and Cost Tracking Module provides an electronic, paperless, multi-currency e-billing system that captures all required payment information. Integrate both the Billing and Invoicing Modules with enterprise financial systems to share information and support financial reporting and management.
The Virtual Office
With ANAQUA you are no longer bound by location. Through simple internet access via any device, attorneys, paralegals and administrators can work from anywhere with no need for slow, difficult VPN connections. With a paperless, virtual firm you can save on office space, reduce or even eliminate the need to commute, continue operations despite severe weather or disruptive events, and attract and retain new talent from a much broader resource pool.
We wanted a platform that everyone could access wherever they are. We also wanted a system that would not hinder our ability to attract and retain top legal talent regardless of where they may be located.