First to File and Corporation Service Company Announce the Release of a Next Generation Document Management System for Patent Lawyers

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First to File® and Corporation Service Company® announce the release of First to File EFR™, the most advanced patent management system to date. First to File EFR was designed to eliminate the paper shuffle, enhance collaboration, improve quality, remove risk, enhance process control, accelerate prep and prosecution and provide total visibility of a company's patent assets.

We are all extremely pleased with the initial feedback we have received from our current user base.

Corporation Service Company (CSC®) and FTF Technologies Inc. (FTF) jointly announced today the release of the First to File EFR™ document management system integrating patent management workflows. This revolutionary and highly scalable electronic file room is the only enterprise document management system that is designed specifically for patent lawyers and administrators.

"FTF and CSC® have worked extensively with corporate patent lawyers and administrators to incorporate the best of breed features, functionalities and workflows into an innovative patent-centric document management system," said Faisal Shah, President and CEO of FTF. "We are all extremely pleased with the initial feedback we have received from our current user base."

"With the introduction of the First to File EFR application, CSC® continues to expand its service offerings in the intellectual property arena" said Bruce Winn, President and CEO of CSC®. "This new product allows us to offer our customers patent management services as well as a comprehensive view of critical patent information through our innovative CSC GC Dashboardsm".

The new First to File EFR system contains exciting new features to assist corporate patent lawyers with their document management needs. These include document staging capabilities and WebDAV access, as well as instant case and document searching capabilities using its InstantOCR™ technology. The system also integrates the new FTF ServerSecure Technology™ (SST) for additional security as opposed to traditional hosted solutions. In addition, the First to File EFR application integrates with the USPTO PAIR system, providing critical data updates to patent case files, and streamlines electronic filing with the USPTO via its proprietary eFiling package and auto-population of critical forms. The First to File EFR management system provides an innovative reference library and repository that is fully integrated with its workflows and allows users to search, cite, manage and use their reference documents, especially critical in the filing area.

About FTF
FTF Technologies Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. The First to File® intellectual property management solution was the first web-based, end-to-end solution for a company's patent and innovation management needs. The FTF document management and storage solutions eliminate the paper shuffle, enhance collaboration, improve quality, remove risk, enhance process control, accelerate prep and prosecution and provide total visibility of a company's patent assets. For further information, visit the company website at http://www.firsttofile.com.

About CSC®
Corporation Service Company®, a privately-held company headquartered in Wilmington, DE is a leading provider of legal and financial services for many of the world's largest companies, law firms and financial institutions. Founded in 1899, CSC® offers clients an integrated, comprehensive portfolio of services that includes corporate compliance and governance services, entity management services, litigation and matter management services, public record document and retrieval services, uniform commercial code services, domain name management services, trademark clearance and brand protection services, motor vehicle titling services, and registered agent services. To learn more about CSC®, visit the company website at http://www.incspot.com.

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