Anaqua Enterprise IAM Solution Selected by SAP for IP Management

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Anaqua to collaborate with SAP on advanced IAM solutions for the German market

“We were looking for a comprehensive IAM system that gave us world class functionality, flexibility, and ease of use for our global team. After a thorough review of the various solutions available, we selected the ANAQUA Enterprise IAM solution.”

Anaqua, a leading provider of intellectual asset management software and services, today announced it has signed a multi-year agreement with SAP AG, through which SAP will use the ANAQUA Enterprise IAM solution to manage the full lifecycle of its patents and inventions. SAP is the world's leading provider of enterprise application software.

Under the agreement, Anaqua will collaborate with SAP to further develop the ANAQUA IAM solution for the German market to include enhancements to existing inventor remuneration functions, deeper integration with SAP’s enterprise applications, and additional IAM best practices. “We were looking for a comprehensive IAM system that gave us world class functionality, flexibility, and ease of use for our global team,” said Tim Crean, senior vice president and chief intellectual property officer, SAP AG. “After a thorough review of the various solutions available, we selected the ANAQUA Enterprise IAM solution.”

“Anaqua has grown its business by closely teaming with key clients in the markets we have entered,” said Priya Iyer, CEO, Anaqua. “I am delighted to welcome SAP as a client, a recognized market leader globally. Our cooperation with SAP will allow us to accelerate our growth in Germany and Europe and tailor Anaqua’s leading IAM solution to the needs of this marketplace.”

About Anaqua
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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