April 2013 - IPfolio Appoints ITMS Group as Reseller for the Academic Market in North America
ITMS Group, a trading company with a broad portfolio of products and services spanning the scientific, technical and medical segments, will be selling IPfolio’s IP management solution to universities and colleges in the United States and Canada.
BERKELEY, Calif., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — IPfolio Corporation, the provider of next-generation intellectual property (IP) management software, has entered into a strategic partnership with ITMS Group for delivering the IPfolio solution to the Academic market in the U.S. and Canada. ITMS Group has a strong position as a provider of scientific publications, databases and software tools to universities and colleges throughout North and South America.
Under the agreement, ITMS Group becomes IPfolio’s exclusive reseller for the academic market segment in North America effective April 15, 2013. ITMS Group will promote IPfolio to its extensive customer base, giving technology transfer offices a user-friendly and efficient alternative to the spreadsheets and legacy tools that many of them have been using for keeping track of their patenting and licensing activities.
“Academia is an interesting and fast-growing sub-segment of the market for IP Management software,” said Rupert Mayer , CEO of IPfolio Corporation. “We already have a number of highly satisfied users in the academic space, and we’ve been looking for partners to broaden our reach and accelerate our growth. ITMS Group is uniquely positioned to fill out this role for us.”
Mike Walsh , SVP of Sales of ITMS Group, welcomes the opportunity to add another attractive product to the company’s portfolio: “IPfolio fits in perfectly in the continuously expanding scope of our offerings to academic buyers, complementing the publications and databases that we already offer to the scientific community.”
Built on the secure platform of enterprise cloud computing pioneer Salesforce.com, IPfolio is a collaborative and easy-to-use suite of online software for IP portfolio management through each lifecycle stage.
IPfolio customers around the globe range from mid- and late-stage startups with just a few patents, to mid-sized private companies with a few hundred patents and trademarks, to large public companies with several thousand IP assets, as well as universities, R&D centers, and innovation-oriented law firms.
IPfolio Corporation was founded in 2012 as an independent spinoff of Unycom, the European leader in Enterprise IP Management. Its mission is to make life easier for corporate IP managers, in-house IP teams, and technology transfer offices. Cloud-based, affordable, and easy to get started, IPfolio reduces administrative overhead, allows better visibility into the IP portfolio, and enables IP management at a strategic level by tying inventions to products, markets, and revenue streams. The company is privately held and has its headquarters in Berkeley, California.
For more information, please visit http://www.ipfolio.com.
About ITMS Group
Headquartered in South Florida, ITMS Group is a management company that oversees operations for World Engineering Xchange, Systems Link International, ITMS Health, and ITMS Automotive. With a mission founded on advancing research, promoting a diverse line of products, and affording up-to-date industry information, ITMS Group has served the needs of engineers, librarians, medical staff and automotive personnel since 2005.
For more information, please visit http://www.itmsgroup.net.
IPfolio: Rupert Mayer, CEO
ITMS Group: Michael Walsh, SVP of Sales