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Anaqua to Unify and Streamline CEVA’s IP Management

Boston, February 14, 2018 

Anaqua, Inc., a leading provider of intellectual property management software and services, today announced that Ceva Santé Animale, one of the world’s fastest growing animal healthcare companies, has entered into a multi-year agreement to use the ANAQUA IP platform to manage its global portfolio of patents, inventions, trademarks, and awards.

Headquartered in France, Ceva has 12 research and development centers, 25 production sites and more than 5,000 employees across more than 100 countries worldwide. With a sizeable and growing portfolio of patents, trademarks and inventions, Ceva was seeking to upgrade its IP management systems and bring all of its IP assets onto a single platform, thereby increasing efficiency, saving time and reducing costs.

“With Anaqua’s unified IP management software, Ceva will be able to better manage the innovation process and more easily track the status of their valuable IP assets worldwide,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of Anaqua. “Ceva has a truly global network of R&D teams who work together to keep shifting the boundaries of science, and we are looking forward to supporting their IP and innovation.”

Anaqua’s software will manage all of Ceva’s IP assets through a sole system across the entire company. It will substantially automate and streamline daily docketing operations and provide flexible, reliable and updated reporting tools for its IP decisions.

About Anaqua

Anaqua is a premium provider of integrated, end-to-end innovation and intellectual property (IP) management solutions, serving 50% of the top 25 U.S. patent filers, 50% of the top 25 global brands, and a growing number of the most prestigious, forward-looking law firms. The company’s global operations are headquartered in Boston, with offices across Europe and Asia. Anaqua’s IP platform is used by nearly one million IP executives, attorneys, paralegals, administrators, and innovators globally. Its solution suite merges best practice workflows with big data analytics and tech-enabled services to create one intelligent environment designed to inform IP strategy, enable IP decision-making, and streamline IP operations. Anaqua was founded in 2004 to commercialize software developed by corporate IP practitioners from Ford and British American Tobacco, addressing a market need for IP enterprise software. The Company later acquired SGA2 (founded in 1994) to complement its core IP management software with patent annuity and trademark renewal payment services. Since late 2015, Anaqua has accelerated execution of its global growth strategy to acquire and integrate talent, expertise, technology, and data via five acquisitions, including ideaPoint, AcclaimIP, and Lecorpio. For additional information, please visit