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About First to File

First to File provides secure IP management solutions, including automatic storage, management, and analysis of legal documents. First to File's Electronic File Room is a web-based, patent prosecution and management service. FTF eliminates costly paper storage and management through automated, digital filing and prosecution systems. The company enhances collaboration, improves quality, removes risk, and provides total visibility across any sized organization's patent assets. In February 2013, First to File was acquired by CPA Global. The valuation of First to File was undisclosed. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Headquarters Location

1875 South Grant Street Suite 960

San Mateo, California, 94402,

United States




Latest First to File News

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Aug 24, 2022

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First to File Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was First to File founded?

    First to File was founded in 1998.

  • Where is First to File's headquarters?

    First to File's headquarters is located at 1875 South Grant Street, San Mateo.

  • What is First to File's latest funding round?

    First to File's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did First to File raise?

    First to File raised a total of $5.31M.

  • Who are the investors of First to File?

    Investors of First to File include CPA Global, Foundation Capital, Corporation Service Company and The Foundry.



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