Berkeley, CA (PressExposure) March 07, 2013 -- IPfolio Corporation, the provider of next-generation intellectual property (IP) management software, has entered into a strategic partnership with MITO Technology S.r.l. for delivering the IPfolio solution to the Italian market. MITO is a leading IP and technology licensing company that provides end-to-end IP services to companies and research institutions, with headquarters in Milan.
Under the agreement, MITO becomes IPfolio's exclusive reseller for Italy effective January 1st, 2013. MITO will leverage its extensive network in the corporate and public space to promote IPfolio, serving a strong unmet need in the local market.
Massimiliano Granieri, Vice President of MITO, explains his company's move from a strategic perspective: "We have been looking at different IP portfolio management tools to provide a secure platform for collaborating with companies on their IP and innovation management. With IPfolio, we have found a modern and powerful tool that holds great potential for widespread adoption among Italian companies, universities and research organizations alike."
"We are excited to have found such a competent strategic partner for Italy. MITO has an excellent track record helping companies and universities turn their IP into economic success. Establishing our first relationship of this type in Europe is another important milestone for IPfolio as we expand our global reach" said Rupert Mayer, CEO of IPfolio Corporation.
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 and in-house IP teams. 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 MITO Technology:
At the intersection of IP law, technology and business strategy, MITO Technology is the responsible partner for companies, universities and research centers to turn their intellectual property into economic success. MITO acts as the external Chief Intellectual Property Officer of public and private organizations, the goal-oriented, visionary executive that will drive the internal transition from intellectual property as a mere cost center to intellectual property as a profit-generating force. For more information, please visit http://www.mitotech.eu
IPfolio: Rupert Mayer, CEO, +1-510-981-1200
MITO: Francesco De Michelis, CEO, +39 02 2951 6342