Classification Intern

Location: 64000 Pau, France

Development of an NLP model for interpretable classification and prediction of patent application grants.

At Lipstip, a young innovative company created in March 2023, we combine expertise in artificial intelligence and intellectual property to help intellectual property experts generate better and faster protection for innovative European companies.

In concrete terms, we are developing a software suite incorporating artificial intelligence to defend trademarks, draft patent applications and facilitate innovation protection procedures.

Protecting innovations is essential. In Europe, protecting your innovations means 68% more revenue per employee for companies that own a patent or trademark, yet only 10% of companies protect themselves. So, by helping innovation protection professionals, we can contribute to the performance of all European companies.

We have initiated a research partnership with CY Tech and are in discussion with other French universities. We won the Startup Program by OVHcloud, which gave us access to unprecedented computing resources for the year 2023.

We would like to welcome a work placement student who is motivated to contribute to our patent application drafting tool, which is currently being finalized.

This subject relating to automatic language processing will enable us to evolve within an ideal framework for automatic learning in the sense that a very large, relatively clean corpus will be provided.

During the course, the aim will be to use lightweight, low-energy consumption solutions to approach the accuracy of expensive, complex state-of-the-art solutions.

In addition to this, a crucial and original point will be to build an interpretable model, the results of which must be easily explained by one or more direct or indirect links with the data.

During this placement, you will be required to test various data pre-processing and classification models. In addition, you will have the opportunity to integrate the solution developed into an almost finalized tool based on Microsoft's Office, using the Flask framework, and coded mainly in Python, JavaScript, HTML and CSS. Finally, during this course you will be made aware of intellectual property rights and the implications of these rights for your professional practice.

We look forward to hearing from you about your background, your motivations, and our internship topic.

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