15:04 uur 14-04-2016

Anaqua Acquires Patent Search and Analytics Provider AcclaimIP and Free Patents Online

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Anaqua, Inc., a leading provider of intellectual property management software and services, today announced the acquisition of both AcclaimIP, an industry-leading patent analytics software solution, and Free Patents Online, the leading free patent search tool.

The acquisition of AcclaimIP will enrich Anaqua’s leading Intellectual Property (IP) Management software with patent analytics. Combined with the IP operational insight delivered by ANAQUA HyperView TM, Anaqua will bring new levels of intelligence and visibility to every participant in the process of creating, protecting and monetizing intellectual property.

As part of the Anaqua family, Free Patents Online will continue to be a world-leading source for patent research information.

“The depth and breadth of the Free Patents Online database enables AcclaimIP to offer an unmatched analytics and landscaping platform,” said Matt Troyer, co-founder and president of AcclaimIP and Free Patents Online. “We’re excited to join the Anaqua team and integrate the power of AcclaimIP into their Unified IP Management Platform. Together we’ll have an unmatched workflow at every stage of the patent lifecycle.”

“We’re pleased to offer our clients the analytics capabilities of AcclaimIP and to enhance Free Patents Online as the go-to resource for free patent searches,” said Bob Romeo, CEO at Anaqua. “With this acquisition, we’ll be able to infuse the entire process of creating, protecting and optimizing intellectual property with intelligence and insight.”

About Anaqua, Inc.
Anaqua helps corporations and law firms turn intellectual property into competitive advantage. Our software platform, ANAQUA, unifies the critical tools, best practice workflows, data, documents and services into one efficient, intelligent environment so our clients operate more efficiently and make better decisions faster. Nearly a million IP professionals in over 150 countries use ANAQUA to manage more than a billion dollars in intellectual assets. Many of the best known brands and most innovative products were conceptualized, evaluated, protected and monetized through the ANAQUA platform. Anaqua is a privately-held company headquartered in Boston-US and has major European offices in London-UK and Pau-France as well as offices in other cities in North America, Asia and Europe. The expertise of our ANAQUA Services & Client Services staff, combined with our tested implementation methodology, delivers successful solutions on time and on budget.

For additional information, please visit  http://www.anaqua.com.

About AcclaimIP and Free Patents Online
Founded in 2005 by James Ryley and Erik Reeves, Free Patents Online was created to make patent search easier in the growing digital-first age. With partner Matt Troyer, the three then conceived AcclaimIP in 2010, leveraging the power of Free Patents Online to make patent research software easier to use. With higher performance and innovative features that help users be more efficient in their patent workflows, AcclaimIP quickly became a leading source for patent landscaping and analytics.


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