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Automated Docketing

We connect to all major docketing systems including FoundationIP®, CPI®, AppColl®, Patrix® and Anaqua®.


Get alerted when our AI detects an inconsistency between actions taken in a file history or bibliographic data in PAIR and your IP management system.

PTO Error Detection

Get alerted to “missing” docket items that show mailed in PAIR but don’t show up in the USPTO correspondence portal.

Automated Client Reporting

Automated docketing easily enables real-time reporting of all correspondence received and filed with the USPTO.

Automated Response Shells

Your automatically generated response shells are available within minutes of download of a rejection from the USPTO correspondence portal.


Fully automated docketing frees your firm and staff from the headaches of staffing for this time-sensitive and complex task.

Free Examiner Analytics

Free examiner analytics are sent along with our e-mail notification for every rejection we docket.

Real-Time Docket Tracking

Track the status of all your docket items from appearance in the USPTO correspondence portal to completion and verification they are safely in your docketing system.


Are you chained to your desk?

Tired of the mind-numbing repetition of docketing? Let our automation set you free!

Outstanding Onshore Service

  • Real-time - 24/7/365
  • Portal to track your docketing from start to finish
  • All docketing automatically verified
  • An all-on-shore team ready to help
  • Gateway to Continued Digital Transformation

IP Data as a Service (DaaS)

  • PAIR data services of unparalleled quality in the industry
  • USPTO Private and Public PAIR data feeds 24/7/365
  • Basic data or advanced annotated data is available
  • Build your own automated services and IP data lakes
  • Experienced - we support over three hundred thousand automated PAIR transactions each year

We specialize in renewals outsourcing for law firms of all sizes

See if Black Hills AI is the right choice for your firm.

Like doing your own docketing but worry about errors?

Our automated verification will let you sleep well!
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IP Docketing

  • Incredibly fast
  • Unmatched quality
  • Inexpensive
  • All done in the U.S.

Automated Reporting

  • Clients love it
  • Real time
  • Perfect every time
  • No headaches

Paralegal Services

  • U.S. located team
  • Can help with any need
  • Seasoned paralegals
  • Cost-effective

Patent Renewals

  • Amazing user interface
  • Responsive support located in the U.S.
  • Focusing on law firm needs
  • High reliability

IDS Services

  • Update IDS Manager
  • Generate IDS Statements
  • Exacting Process
  • Economical

What people are saying about us

  • Black Hills’ AI automated docketing system has been incredibly accurate and reliable. The efficiency of the process has saved the firm countless hours of manual docketing time and enabled us to docket US patent information in very short time frames. We are very happy with their service.

    William P. Wood
    Director of IP Administration, Harness Dickey (CPI user)
  • BHAI’s docketing automation empowered Starkey’s IP team to enhance personal service for internal clients, expand cross-functional collaboration and more actively manage the Starkey patent and trademark portfolio.

    Jeff Cook
    Managing Intellectual Property Counsel, Starkey Labs (FoundationIP user)
  • Break out of a file used to take one person two or three days. These are now done within hours, allowing attorneys and their clients to look at things more quickly and also to bill faster. We rely on BHAI to do all of our docketing.

    Zhakalazky Carrion
    Docketing Manager, Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner (Foundation IP user)
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Have you looked into automated docketing?

Our Automated Docketing can handle 90% of your U.S. docketing before you wake up!