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For years, all the professionals in charge of valuing companies' patent portfolios have tried, with varying degrees of success, to identify patents that were based on inventions of high technical quality. Contrary to what is written in many publications, it is not the companies that file the most patent applications that are the most innovative. The challenge is to objectively measure the technical quality of a portfolio of patented inventions based on public information. To this end, the INPI has joined forces with the OECD, the OST and industry in different sectors to improve and standardize methods of using indicators predicting the technical quality of inventions. Our ultimate goal is to create an international standard. This methodology allows a very fine comparison of the quality of the patent portfolios of companies operating in the same sector and the identification of the most innovative companies. If a ranking is now possible, our objective is to allow the most innovative to be better developed especially in their communication, attract investors, reassure shareholders, validate the quality of the head of the patent department or to borrow money using their patents as collateral. Quality must take precedence over quantity.