BOSTON–LAWFUEL – Law News, Law Jobs –Anaqua, a leading provider of intellectual asset management (IAM) software and services to global companies, today announced that Ralph Schroeder has joined its executive management team as vice president of Intellectual Property. Ralph will work closely with Anaqua’s clients throughout the solution lifecycle to define, build and implement IAM programs.
“Anaqua continues to grow on all levels as an IAM industry leader,” said Paul DiGiammarino, CEO of Anaqua. “We are particularly excited to have Ralph join the management team. He has been a pioneer in the field of enterprise IAM solutions and we are delighted to gain his domain knowledge and experience.”
Ralph brings with him over 10 years of experience in the field of intellectual asset management. As a founding member of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ strategic IAM practice in 1997, Ralph was at the forefront of the IAM movement, having worked with some of the world’s most highly regarded intellectual property organizations. Subsequently, Ralph held a number of senior management positions in the IP industry including roles with Delphion, Vinsoft Solutions and Dennemeyer & Co. Ralph began his career in intellectual property as an attorney in private practice concentrating in patents, trademarks, unfair competition and transactional matters.
“We are seeing strong demand for more sophisticated IAM solutions as innovation-driven organizations seek to maximize the value of their intellectual assets,” noted Ralph in explaining his recent move to Anaqua. “I am delighted to be working for an organization with both a leading-edge product and first class implementation capability. I look forward to working with Anaqua’s clients to achieve success in their IAM initiatives.”
Anaqua provides software and services that allow leading companies to gain competitive advantage from managing their global patent and trademark portfolios as strategic business assets. The ANAQUA IAM solution provides lifecycle management for all types of IP from idea through legal filing to monetization. Clients include Ford, Kimberly-Clark, BAT, Microsoft, and other global 1000 companies. Anaqua is headquartered in Boston, MA, and has a European head office in London. For additional information please visit http://www.anaqua.com
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