Joint partnership with Germany’s leading international IP consultancy ­firm will provide scalable solutions in Germany and global markets for IP management, IP Benchmark, IP Risk Protection and Patent Valuations.

March 8, 2018 – MUNICH. CPA Global®, the Intellectual Property (IP) services and technology market leader, today announces a strategic partnership with PATEV, the leading IP consultancy company in Germany. The partnership will enable customers to generate faster and more accurate insight and business-value from IP using best in class IP data.

For more than 16 years, PATEV has provided IP consultancy in German speaking markets around best practice, risk prevention and monetary evaluation of IP assets. This strategic partnership offers PATEV customers access to CPA Global’s world-class research and analytics services and expert IP consultants, empowering more effective decision making, driven by IP insight.

PATEV customers will have access to specific, best in class tools and The IP Platform – CPA Global’s integrated technology and services platform – offering a unified and connected view of all global IP rights information, workflows and tasks.

“We believe that the combination of our deep market knowledge and expertise with the C-suite in German speaking markets, and CPA Global’s market leading suite of IP software and services, will provide significant value to innovative companies in the region,” comments Dr. Edelbert Häfele, CEO of PATEV. 

The expertise and wide footprint in German speaking markets that PATEV provides is aligned to CPA Global’s strategy to deliver jointly a world-class service at a regional level, suitable for the many different markets, languages and cultures that CPA Global serves.

“CPA Global and PATEV are working together to accelerate innovation in the region,” said Simon Webster, CEO of CPA Global. “Together with PATEV, we’re committed to helping our customers unlock the value of their IP assets, providing customers with the powerful integrations they need to make informed portfolio management decisions.”

About CPA Global

CPA Global is the world’s leading IP management and technology company. We offer customers The IP Platform: delivering integrated Innovation and IP Portfolio software, services and insights across the entire Idea Lifecycle, supporting customers every step of the way to realise the value of their ideas. IP One Data is at the heart of The IP Platform – empowering our customers with comprehensive, verified and reliable data. We are trusted by many of the world’s leading corporations and law firms, and backed by a global team of more than 2,000 passionate and visionary people.

About PATEV: Intellectual Property (IP) Management as a Service

PATEV audits, evaluates and shapes patent portfolios, designs IP strategies and optimizes cost-benefit ratios. Through premium IP Management services, PATEV supports in-house corporate processes associated with patents such as Inventor Consulting, IP Administration and Competition Monitoring. For more than 16 years, PATEV has continuously been expanding the range of services and is ranked today among the leading international IP management firms. Besides multinational corporations in Europe, Asia and North America, PATEV is especially working with world leading medium-sized companies in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.


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