Tokyo Electron Innovates with ANAQUA 9
Japanese semiconductor production equipment company chooses Anaqua software to support IP operations
Anaqua, Inc., a leading provider of innovation and intellectual property (IP) management solutions, today announced that Tokyo Electron（TEL） has selected ANAQUA 9 software as a complete IP management solution for its patents, and inventions.
TEL, a leading company of innovative semiconductor and flat panel display (FPD) production equipment worldwide, opted for ANAQUA 9 when replacing its previous IP management database. ANAQUA 9 will provide TEL with real time data analytics, and IP forecasting, which will enable them to better align their IP with their business strategy. The new software will also provide TEL with an inventor portal that makes it easy for the company’s inventors to submit ideas and drive patent portfolio development.
“For the first time in our company’s history, we are excited to have global access to a common platform and capability, provided by ANAQUA 9, hosting our IP data and business processes that promote global collaboration, productivity gains, and sophisticated data analytics that elevates our ability to manage our IP asset,” said Eric Strang, Director of Intellectual Property at Tokyo Electron U.S. Holdings, Inc.
Takeshi Sakuma, Vice President of Corporate Intellectual Property at Tokyo Electron Ltd. added, “With ANAQUA 9, we have all of our assets in one place and can build better IP strategies using advanced data and analytics.”
With corporate headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, and U.S. headquarters in Austin, TX, TEL has an expansive global presence, and the ANAQUA 9 platform will enable its entire IP team to access the same system from wherever they are based. ANAQUA 9 will also offer full support in multiple languages, including Japanese, French and German, in addition to English.
“We are honored to be selected by yet another world-leading Japanese company to provide the integrated software and services that will enable them to manage their IP operations and strategy in a holistic fashion,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of Anaqua. “TEL has established themselves as one of the most innovative companies in their field, and ANAQUA 9 will help IP portfolio managers at TEL ensure they maximize the value of their IP assets.”