Anaqua, the Boston-based provider of intellectual asset management (IAM) and IP management solutions, has announced that the US Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) has selected the ANAQUA platform to manage its global IP portfolio.
The USAMRDC is the Army’s medical materiel developer, with responsibility for medical research, development, and acquisition. As well as leading the advancement of military medicine worldwide, the USAMRDC also contributes to the US Army’s diverse IP portfolio, which contains several thousand patents, including many that focus on medicinal preparations, medical diagnostics, and microorganisms.
In a statement, Bob Romeo, CEO of Anaqua, welcomed the deal, saying: “Because of their diverse portfolio and dedication to innovation, the Army’s Medical Research and Development Command has contributed greatly to the advancement of medical products and technologies worldwide. It is an honor for Anaqua to be chosen to help such a respected and innovative government organization as the USAMRDC protect its intellectual property”.
Anaqua currently serves more than 50% of the top 25 US patent filers and more than 50% of the top 25 global brands. Besides its Boston headquarters, Anaqua operates offices across Europe and Asia. Its IP platform currently has nearly one million users worldwide.