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Company will use ANAQUA Enterprise to manage patents, trademarks
Boston, Sep 13, 2012 — Anaqua, a leading provider of intellectual asset management software and services, today announced Xerox will use the ANAQUA Enterprise IAM solution to manage the full lifecycle of Xerox inventions, patents and trademarks. Under the multi-year agreement, Xerox will also use ANAQUA Services to handle patent annuity and trademark renewal payments.
Xerox, one of the world’s leading innovators, has filed nearly 58,000 patents since 1930. In 2011, Xerox, its subsidiaries and its joint venture, Fuji Xerox garnered 1,618 U.S. patents, which would have placed Xerox eighth on the IFI Patent Intelligence list worldwide.
"Anaqua is taking us into the next generation of IP management with new levels of collaboration and productivity," said Mark Costello, vice president, general patent counsel and chief strategy counsel for Xerox.
"I am very pleased to have another world leader in technology and innovation joining our client community," said Priya Iyer, CEO, Anaqua. "It is a real affirmation of the strength of the ANAQUA software and annuity services for large and small clients."
Anaqua provides intellectual asset management software and maintenance services to patent and trademark holders worldwide. Anaqua’s software helps leading companies grow and protect company value with an advanced, flexible IAM solution used by more than 20,000 users in over 100 countries to manage more than $500 billion in intellectual assets. The ANAQUA Enterprise IAM solution supports the full IA lifecycle from idea to monetization for all IA categories, including inventions, patents, trade secrets, brands and trademarks. Clients include Microsoft, Ford, Kimberly-Clark, Eastman Chemical and The Coca-Cola Company. ANAQUA Express provides IAM best practices configured for smaller IP teams. ANAQUA Element is a quick start, cloud-based solution for small IP portfolios. ANAQUA Essential provides IP Practice Management for law firms.
Anaqua’s annuity and renewal services are provided under the ANAQUA Services brand. ANAQUA Services clients include STMicroelectronics, NXP Semiconductors, Peugeot, France Telecom, Samsung and Honeywell.
Anaqua is headquartered in Boston, MA, and has major European offices in London, UK and Pau, France. For additional information please visit http://www.anaqua.com
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