Like Pantros IP, Inc.

closed 10/17/2013 via Company Press Release

IP.com, Inc., acquired Pantros IP, Inc.

synopsis: IP.com, announced that it has acquired the businesses of Pantros IP, Inc., and Pantros IP Holding AG. The company’s Patent Value and Patent Factor Index reports provide easily understood patent valuation analytics that assist organizations in understanding the value of their Intellectual Property portfolios.
buyer: IP.com, Inc.
IP.com provides software tools to the intellectual property community which secures the electronic documents. Its products like Prior Art database helps companies in publishing and searching technical disclosures. Besides this it has other products like Legal Safeguarding Agent and Innovation Q. "
target: Pantros IP, Inc.
Pantros IP, Inc. provides decision support software solutions for patent portfolio management. It offers enterprise decision support system (DSS) solutions, such as Portfolio DSS, a Web-based IP DSS solution that delivers business-critical information-mining capabilities.
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announced 7/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Reed Technology and Information Services Inc., will acquire PatentCore

synopsis: Reed Technology and Information Services Inc., a LexisNexis company, will acquire PatentCore, developer of the LexisNexis® PatentAdvisorSM solution suite. PatentAdvisor is a suite of easy-to-use, web-based patent analytics tools that make patent prosecution a more strategic and predictable process for IP-driven companies and law firms.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Technology and Information Services Inc.
Reed Technology and Information Services Inc., a LexisNexis® company, serves its clients in the public and private sectors with the expertise required in the technology-focused fields of Intellectual Property services, Life Sciences and Web Archiving. "
target: PatentCore
PatentCore is the Minneapolis-based, privately held developer of the LexisNexis® PatentAdvisorSM solution suite. PatentAdvisor is a suite of easy-to-use, web-based patent analytics tools that make patent prosecution a more strategic and predictable process for IP-driven companies and law firms.
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closed 2/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

CPA Global, acquired First To File

synopsis: CPA Global acquired IP-focused document management company First To File Inc. First To File, Inc. develops and delivers IP information management technology solutions.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: CPA Global
CPA Global is the world's top intellectual property management specialist, and a leading provider of legal services outsourcing. CPA Global supports many of the world's best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services. "
target: First To File
First To File, Inc. develops and delivers IP information management technology solutions. First to File’s® Electronic File Room™ is the world’s leading web-based, patent prosecution and management service.
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closed 1/22/2014 via AP - Associated Press

CPA Global, acquired Patrafee

synopsis: CPA Global, one of the world's top intellectual property (IP) management and software specialists, announced the acquisition of leading Nordic IP services provider Patrafee AB. Patrafee AB offers services and software solutions for the management of IP Rights to law firms and IP Rights holders worldwide.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: CPA Global
CPA Global is the world's top intellectual property management specialist, and a leading provider of legal services outsourcing. CPA Global supports many of the world's best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services. "
target: Patrafee
Patrafee is an intellectual property (IP) services and software company. It offers services and software solutions for the management of IP Rights to law firms and IP Rights holders worldwide. Patrafee has more than 30 years' experience of IP management as a market leader in the Nordic countries.
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closed 8/24/2005 via PR Newswire

Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership, acquired FoundationIP

synopsis: The world's leading IP management specialists, Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership (CPA) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Minneapolis based FoundationIP.
buyer: Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership
CPA is the world's leading IP management specialist. With over 35 years of patent and trademark experience and approximately 40,000 clients across the globe, CPA performs over one million renewals annually. "
target: FoundationIP
FoundationIP provides an intuitive, integrated, customizable environment for corporations & law firms to manage Intellectual Property matters in a collaborative manner. The system is offered in an ASP environment, meaning that there is no software to buy or equipment to purchase or maintain.
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closed 3/31/2022 via Company Press Release

Questel, acquired Markify

synopsis: Global IP solutions provider Questel has acquired of Sweden-based Markify with 30 professionals, which will accelerate innovation within trademark search, watch, and brand protection. Markify is a technology-driven SaaS company, that provides searching and watching services to trademark professionals.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Questel
Based in France, Questel is a true end-to-end intellectual property solutions provider to more than 20,000 clients and one million users across 30 countries. They offer a comprehensive software suite for searching, analyzing, and managing inventions and IP assets. "
target: Markify
Based in Sweden, Markify is a technology driven SaaS company, providing best-in-class best-in-class trademark search, watch, and brand protection. Thousands of small and large law firms and brand owners all over the world use the Markify technology.
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announced 9/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Newfold Digital, will acquire MarkMonitor Inc.

synopsis: Newfold Digital, a leading web technology company, will acquire MarkMonitor from Clarivate, a global provider of innovative solutions. MarkMonitor is an industry-leading enterprise-level provider of domain management solutions. Their platform allows users to safely and effectively manage and maximize the business value of their domain portfolios.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Newfold Digital (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Newfold Digital is a leading web technology company that helps customers of all sizes build a digital presence that delivers results. Established in 2021, its portfolio of brands includes Bluehost, CrazyDomains, HostGator, Network Solutions, Register.com, Web.com, and many others. "
target parent: Clarivate plc
target: MarkMonitor Inc.
MarkMonitor is an industry-leading enterprise-level provider of domain management solutions. MarkMonitor helps brands to establish and securely protect their domain portfolios. Their platform allows users to safely and effectively manage and maximize the business value of their domain portfolios.
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$303
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closed 1/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

OpSec Security, Inc., acquired MarkMonitor Inc.

synopsis: OpSec Security, the global leader in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions, has acquired MarkMonitor Brand Protection assets from Clarivate Analytics. MarkMonitor, the leading enterprise-level domain registrar, uses domain industry data and insights to establish and protect domain portfolios for the world's leading brands.
buyer: OpSec Security, Inc. (AIM:OS:$94.11)
OpSec Security is the global leader in protecting, authenticating, and enhancing their customers'​ brands, services and revenues. OpSec delivers a comprehensive suite of end-to-end solutions, including advanced physical security technologies and online/e-commerce monitoring and analysis. "
target parent: Clarivate Analytics
target: MarkMonitor Inc.
MarkMonitor, the leading enterprise-level domain registrar, uses domain industry data, insights and 20+ years of expertise to establish and protect domain portfolios for the world's leading brands.
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closed 9/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters Scientific, acquired MarkMonitor Inc.

synopsis: The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters has officially completed the acquisition of MarkMonitor®, a global leader in online brand protection. The acquisition of MarkMonitor, headquartered in San Francisco, will strengthen the broad portfolio of intellectual property solutions from Thomson Reuters.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Scientific (:$1,876.89)
Thomson Intellectual Property & Science provides integrated information solutions to researchers and librarians, physicians and pharmacists, and other professionals worldwide. It offers Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, and Scholarly Research, Publishing & Analysis services. "
target parent: Institutional Venture Partners
target: MarkMonitor Inc.
As a global leader in online brand protection, MarkMonitor uses a SaaS delivery model to provide advanced technology and expertise that protects the revenues and reputations of the world's leading brands.
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closed 1/12/2021 via PR Web

InfoTrack, acquired Lawgical

synopsis: The InfoTrack group of companies, a global leader in legal technology and litigation solutions, has acquired Lawgical and its portfolio of companies. Lawgical provides online marketing, software, and media for the legal industry. Its portfolio includes more than 15 brands, such as Legal Talk Network, ServeNow, ServeManager, and Courtfiling.
buyer: InfoTrack
InfoTrack is a global innovator in legal technology servicing the needs of the legal market in Australia, New Zealand, the U.K, and the U.S. InfoTrack is a leading provider of integrated SaaS platforms that enable clients to find, analyze, organize and communicate information efficiently. "
target: Lawgical
Lawgical provides online marketing, software, and media for the legal industry. Its portfolio includes more than 15 brands, such as Legal Talk Network, the premiere online media network for the legal industry, Lawgical Sites, ServeNow.com, PInow.com, AboutBail.com, and ServeManager.
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announced 2/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Dye & Durham Corporation, will acquire GlobalX Pty Ltd

synopsis: Dye & Durham, a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for legal and business professionals, is to acquire GlobalX, a leading Australian technology business that develops integrated and innovative software solutions and services used by thousands of law firms.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$234.31)
Dye & Durham is a Canadian provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity. The company provides critical information services and workflow, which clients use to manage their process, information, and regulatory requirements. "
target: GlobalX Pty Ltd
GlobalX is a leading Australian technology business that develops integrated and innovative software solutions and services used by thousands of law firms.
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closed 12/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

PracticeEvolve, acquired Solicitors Own Software

synopsis: Solicitors Own Software (SOS) has been acquired by PracticeEvolve Group. Since 1987, SOS Legal has delivered practice and case management software and services to progressive law firms. Their customized solutions manage business processes securely and efficiently, freeing legal teams to focus on client services and future growth.
buyer: PracticeEvolve
Based in Australia, PracticeEvolve develops premier software for mid-tier and top-tier law firms, internationally. PracticeEvolve is comprised of a dedicated team of industry experts, who have decades of experience in the design and development of innovative software solutions. "
target: Solicitors Own Software
Solicitors Own Software (SOS) delivers practice and case management software and services to progressive law firms. Their customized solutions manage business processes securely and efficiently, freeing legal teams to focus on client services and future growth.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Courthouse Technologies

synopsis: Tyler Technologies Inc. announced it has acquired Courthouse Technologies (CHT), an industry leading provider of jury management systems. Their flagship product, Courthouse JMS, is the only commercial-off-the-shelf Web application for jury management available on the market. They are based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,753.59)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of their constituents. "
target: Courthouse Technologies
Courthouse Technologies is an industry leading provider of jury management systems. Their flagship product, Courthouse JMS, is the only commercial-off-the-shelf Web application for jury management available on the market. They are based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BusinessWire

ADERANT Holdings, Inc., acquired American LegalNet, Inc.

synopsis: Aderant, a leading global provider of business software to law firms, has acquired American LegalNet, a premier provider of litigation workflow solutions. American LegalNet provides cloud-based solutions that helps legal firms to simplify their workflow. They offer solutions for docketing, calendaring, court forms, eFiling and case monitoring.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: ADERANT Holdings, Inc.
Aderant is a global industry leader which provides comprehensive business management software for law firms and other professional services organizations. Aderant offers a suite of legal business solutions that enable agility within law firms of all sizes around the globe. "
target: American LegalNet, Inc.
American LegalNet is a premier provider of litigation workflow solutions. American LegalNet provides cloud-based solutions that helps legal firms to simplify their workflow. They offer solutions for docketing, calendaring, court forms, eFiling and case monitoring.
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closed 9/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Clio, acquired Lawyaw

synopsis: Clio, the world's leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, has acquired Lawyaw, a provider of legal document automation solutions. Lawyaw provides cloud-based document workflow solutions that help law firms to save time and reduce errors. Their software enables users to turn their legal documents into easy-to-populate online templates.
buyer: Clio
Clio is the leader in cloud-based legal technology solutions. Clio empowers lawyers to be both client-centered and firm focused through a suite of cloud-based solutions, including practice management, CRM and client intake software. "
target: Lawyaw
Lawyaw is a provider of legal document automation solutions. Lawyaw provides cloud-based document workflow solutions that help small law firms to save time and reduce errors on routine drafting. Their software enables users to turn their legal documents into easy-to-populate online templates.
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closed 8/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

Litera Microsystems, acquired Doxly, Inc.

synopsis: Chicago-based Litera Microsystems has acquired Indianapolis-based legal tech startup Doxly. Doxly transforms the complex, chaotic process of managing legal transactions into a streamlined, efficient process. Doxly's secure cloud-based platform automates workflows for diligence and closing checklists.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Litera Microsystems
Litera Microsystems is a provider of software for drafting, proofreading, comparing, repairing, cleaning, and securing documents in the legal and life sciences industries worldwide. Litera’s core products empower users to generate, review, and distribute high-quality content quickly and securely. "
target: Doxly, Inc.
Doxly transforms the complex, chaotic process of managing legal transactions into a streamlined, efficient process. Doxly's secure cloud-based platform automates workflows for diligence and closing checklists, provides transaction-specific analytics and reports, and more.
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closed 8/10/2022 via BusinessWire

Litera Corp, acquired BigSquare

synopsis: Litera, a global leader in legal technology solutions, announced it had acquired BigSquare, a top provider of financial and business intelligence (BI) to law firms. Adding BigSquare to the Litera solutions portfolio will empower law firms to make better financial decisions with instant access to financial data and insights.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Litera Corp
Litera has been a global leader in legal technology for 25+ years, helping legal teams work more efficiently, accurately, and competitively. As a leader in document workflow, collaboration, and data management solutions, they empower legal teams with technology for managing all their data. "
target: BigSquare
BigSquare delivers true self-service law firm business intelligence to attorneys and legal professionals, surfacing key firm metrics by role in an intuitive easy-to-use enterprise application interface.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BusinessWire

i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired ImageSoft

synopsis: i3 Verticals, a provider of integrated payment and software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses and other organizations, has acquired ImageSoft, a provider of document and process management solutions to automate, streamline, and improve workplace operations.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
Helping drive the convergence of software and payments, i3 Verticals delivers integrated payment and software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses and organizations in vertical markets, such as education, non-profit, the public sector, and healthcare and the B2B payments market. "
target: ImageSoft
ImageSoft integrates document and process management solutions to automate, streamline, and improve workplace operations. Through its services and solutions, ImageSoft empowers courts, the government, and insurance agencies to achieve a more efficient, paperless process.
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closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Mitratech, Inc., acquired Acuity ELM

synopsis: Mitratech, a leading global provider of legal and compliance software, has acquired Acuity ELM, a cloud based legal management solution. Acuity ELM helps small and mid-size corporate legal teams to streamline workflows and reduce legal spend. They offer solutions for e-billing, matter management, claims defense, and legal hold.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Mitratech, Inc.
Mitratech is a proven global technology partner for corporate legal, risk, and compliance professionals, offering a proven portfolio of end-to-end solutions that spread operational best practices throughout the enterprise, standardizing processes, and accelerating time-to-value. "
target: Acuity ELM
Acuity ELM is a cloud based legal management solution. Acuity ELM helps small and mid-size corporate legal teams to streamline workflows, reduce legal spend, and improve their collaboration with outside counsel. They offer solutions for e-billing, matter management, claims defense, and legal hold.
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closed 5/14/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Onit, acquired SimpleLegal

synopsis: Onit, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions including enterprise legal management, contract management and business process automation, has acquired SimpleLegal, a leading provider of modern legal spend, matter and vendor management software.
buyer: Onit
Onit is a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions including enterprise legal management, contract management and business process automation. Their Enterprise Legal Management solution transforms the way legal departments drive operational and process improvements. "
target: SimpleLegal
SimpleLegal is a leading provider of modern legal spend, matter and vendor management software. SimpleLegal streamlines the way corporate legal departments manage their matters, track and interpret spend, and collaborate with vendors and law firms.
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closed 10/17/2013 via Company Press Release

IP.com, Inc., acquired Pantros IP, Inc.

synopsis: IP.com, announced that it has acquired the businesses of Pantros IP, Inc., and Pantros IP Holding AG. The company’s Patent Value and Patent Factor Index reports provide easily understood patent valuation analytics that assist organizations in understanding the value of their Intellectual Property portfolios.
buyer: IP.com, Inc.
IP.com provides software tools to the intellectual property community which secures the electronic documents. Its products like Prior Art database helps companies in publishing and searching technical disclosures. Besides this it has other products like Legal Safeguarding Agent and Innovation Q. "
target: Pantros IP, Inc.
Pantros IP, Inc. provides decision support software solutions for patent portfolio management. It offers enterprise decision support system (DSS) solutions, such as Portfolio DSS, a Web-based IP DSS solution that delivers business-critical information-mining capabilities.
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closed 10/17/2013 via Company Press Release

IP.com, Inc., acquired Pantros IP, Inc.

synopsis: IP.com, announced that it has acquired the businesses of Pantros IP, Inc., and Pantros IP Holding AG. The company’s Patent Value and Patent Factor Index reports provide easily understood patent valuation analytics that assist organizations in understanding the value of their Intellectual Property portfolios.
buyer: IP.com, Inc.
IP.com provides software tools to the intellectual property community which secures the electronic documents. Its products like Prior Art database helps companies in publishing and searching technical disclosures. Besides this it has other products like Legal Safeguarding Agent and Innovation Q. "
target: Pantros IP, Inc.
Pantros IP, Inc. provides decision support software solutions for patent portfolio management. It offers enterprise decision support system (DSS) solutions, such as Portfolio DSS, a Web-based IP DSS solution that delivers business-critical information-mining capabilities.
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closed 10/17/2013 via Company Press Release

IP.com, Inc., acquired IP Frontline AG

synopsis: IP.com announced that it has acquired the business of IP Frontline AG. The company is an online network dedicated to intellectual property news: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and trade dress. IP Frontline also offers free downloads of Patent Factor Index reports for patents-in-suit in important infringement cases.
buyer: IP.com, Inc.
IP.com provides software tools to the intellectual property community which secures the electronic documents. Its products like Prior Art database helps companies in publishing and searching technical disclosures. Besides this it has other products like Legal Safeguarding Agent and Innovation Q. "
target: IP Frontline AG
IP Frontline is an online network dedicated to intellectual property news: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and trade dress. IP Frontline also offers free downloads of Patent Factor Index reports for patents-in-suit in important infringement cases.
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closed 10/17/2013 via Company Press Release

IP.com, Inc., acquired Pantros IP, Inc.

synopsis: IP.com, announced that it has acquired the businesses of Pantros IP, Inc., and Pantros IP Holding AG. The company’s Patent Value and Patent Factor Index reports provide easily understood patent valuation analytics that assist organizations in understanding the value of their Intellectual Property portfolios.
buyer: IP.com, Inc.
IP.com provides software tools to the intellectual property community which secures the electronic documents. Its products like Prior Art database helps companies in publishing and searching technical disclosures. Besides this it has other products like Legal Safeguarding Agent and Innovation Q. "
target: Pantros IP, Inc.
Pantros IP, Inc. provides decision support software solutions for patent portfolio management. It offers enterprise decision support system (DSS) solutions, such as Portfolio DSS, a Web-based IP DSS solution that delivers business-critical information-mining capabilities.
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closed 12/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Clarivate Analytics, acquired Darts-IP

synopsis: Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has acquired Darts-ip, the Global Intellectual Property (IP) Case Law Database. Darts-ip enables IP professionals to gain unparalleled insights into IP rights, companies, jurisdictions, legal topics and market trends.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Clarivate Analytics (:$1,876.89)
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management. "
target: Darts-IP
Darts-ip is the Global Intellectual Property (IP) Case Law Database. Darts-ip enables IP professionals to gain unparalleled insights into IP rights, companies, jurisdictions, legal topics and market trends. Darts-ip users can search and track nearly 5 million cases from over 3,000 courts worldwide.
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closed 1/22/2014 via AP - Associated Press

CPA Global, acquired Patrafee

synopsis: CPA Global, one of the world's top intellectual property (IP) management and software specialists, announced the acquisition of leading Nordic IP services provider Patrafee AB. Patrafee AB offers services and software solutions for the management of IP Rights to law firms and IP Rights holders worldwide.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: CPA Global
CPA Global is the world's top intellectual property management specialist, and a leading provider of legal services outsourcing. CPA Global supports many of the world's best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services. "
target: Patrafee
Patrafee is an intellectual property (IP) services and software company. It offers services and software solutions for the management of IP Rights to law firms and IP Rights holders worldwide. Patrafee has more than 30 years' experience of IP management as a market leader in the Nordic countries.
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closed 3/31/2022 via Company Press Release

Questel, acquired Markify

synopsis: Global IP solutions provider Questel has acquired of Sweden-based Markify with 30 professionals, which will accelerate innovation within trademark search, watch, and brand protection. Markify is a technology-driven SaaS company, that provides searching and watching services to trademark professionals.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Questel
Based in France, Questel is a true end-to-end intellectual property solutions provider to more than 20,000 clients and one million users across 30 countries. They offer a comprehensive software suite for searching, analyzing, and managing inventions and IP assets. "
target: Markify
Based in Sweden, Markify is a technology driven SaaS company, providing best-in-class best-in-class trademark search, watch, and brand protection. Thousands of small and large law firms and brand owners all over the world use the Markify technology.
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closed 8/24/2005 via PR Newswire

Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership, acquired FoundationIP

synopsis: The world's leading IP management specialists, Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership (CPA) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Minneapolis based FoundationIP.
buyer: Computer Patent Annuities Limited Partnership
CPA is the world's leading IP management specialist. With over 35 years of patent and trademark experience and approximately 40,000 clients across the globe, CPA performs over one million renewals annually. "
target: FoundationIP
FoundationIP provides an intuitive, integrated, customizable environment for corporations & law firms to manage Intellectual Property matters in a collaborative manner. The system is offered in an ASP environment, meaning that there is no software to buy or equipment to purchase or maintain.
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announced 9/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Newfold Digital, will acquire MarkMonitor Inc.

synopsis: Newfold Digital, a leading web technology company, will acquire MarkMonitor from Clarivate, a global provider of innovative solutions. MarkMonitor is an industry-leading enterprise-level provider of domain management solutions. Their platform allows users to safely and effectively manage and maximize the business value of their domain portfolios.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: Newfold Digital (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Newfold Digital is a leading web technology company that helps customers of all sizes build a digital presence that delivers results. Established in 2021, its portfolio of brands includes Bluehost, CrazyDomains, HostGator, Network Solutions, Register.com, Web.com, and many others. "
target parent: Clarivate plc
target: MarkMonitor Inc.
MarkMonitor is an industry-leading enterprise-level provider of domain management solutions. MarkMonitor helps brands to establish and securely protect their domain portfolios. Their platform allows users to safely and effectively manage and maximize the business value of their domain portfolios.
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closed 1/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

OpSec Security, Inc., acquired MarkMonitor Inc.

synopsis: OpSec Security, the global leader in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions, has acquired MarkMonitor Brand Protection assets from Clarivate Analytics. MarkMonitor, the leading enterprise-level domain registrar, uses domain industry data and insights to establish and protect domain portfolios for the world's leading brands.
buyer: OpSec Security, Inc. (AIM:OS:$94.11)
OpSec Security is the global leader in protecting, authenticating, and enhancing their customers'​ brands, services and revenues. OpSec delivers a comprehensive suite of end-to-end solutions, including advanced physical security technologies and online/e-commerce monitoring and analysis. "
target parent: Clarivate Analytics
target: MarkMonitor Inc.
MarkMonitor, the leading enterprise-level domain registrar, uses domain industry data, insights and 20+ years of expertise to establish and protect domain portfolios for the world's leading brands.
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closed 9/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Thomson Reuters Scientific, acquired MarkMonitor Inc.

synopsis: The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters has officially completed the acquisition of MarkMonitor®, a global leader in online brand protection. The acquisition of MarkMonitor, headquartered in San Francisco, will strengthen the broad portfolio of intellectual property solutions from Thomson Reuters.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: Thomson Reuters Scientific (:$1,876.89)
Thomson Intellectual Property & Science provides integrated information solutions to researchers and librarians, physicians and pharmacists, and other professionals worldwide. It offers Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, and Scholarly Research, Publishing & Analysis services. "
target parent: Institutional Venture Partners
target: MarkMonitor Inc.
As a global leader in online brand protection, MarkMonitor uses a SaaS delivery model to provide advanced technology and expertise that protects the revenues and reputations of the world's leading brands.
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closed 2/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

CPA Global, acquired First To File

synopsis: CPA Global acquired IP-focused document management company First To File Inc. First To File, Inc. develops and delivers IP information management technology solutions.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: CPA Global
CPA Global is the world's top intellectual property management specialist, and a leading provider of legal services outsourcing. CPA Global supports many of the world's best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services. "
target: First To File
First To File, Inc. develops and delivers IP information management technology solutions. First to File’s® Electronic File Room™ is the world’s leading web-based, patent prosecution and management service.
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closed 6/5/2013 via Market Wire

Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services, acquired AvantIQ

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services, the leading provider of legal information services and solutions, announced it has acquired Avantiq, a provider of multi-national trademark research services. Avantiq, founded in 1986, has 28 employees and has operations in Luxembourg and Australia.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services
Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services is committed to providing intelligent software and the highest quality service standards to support legal professionals in their workflows for corporate compliance and transactions, due diligence, law department management, and trademark management. "
target: AvantIQ
Avantiq specializes in multinational online and offline trademark, domain and company name search services. Avantiq was founded in 1986 and operates in Luxembourg, United States and Australia.
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$12
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announced 7/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Reed Technology and Information Services Inc., will acquire PatentCore

synopsis: Reed Technology and Information Services Inc., a LexisNexis company, will acquire PatentCore, developer of the LexisNexis® PatentAdvisorSM solution suite. PatentAdvisor is a suite of easy-to-use, web-based patent analytics tools that make patent prosecution a more strategic and predictable process for IP-driven companies and law firms.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed Technology and Information Services Inc.
Reed Technology and Information Services Inc., a LexisNexis® company, serves its clients in the public and private sectors with the expertise required in the technology-focused fields of Intellectual Property services, Life Sciences and Web Archiving. "
target: PatentCore
PatentCore is the Minneapolis-based, privately held developer of the LexisNexis® PatentAdvisorSM solution suite. PatentAdvisor is a suite of easy-to-use, web-based patent analytics tools that make patent prosecution a more strategic and predictable process for IP-driven companies and law firms.
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announced 9/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

QANTM Intellectual Property Limited, will acquire Sortify.tm Limited

synopsis: QANTM Intellectual Property Limited is acquiring Sortify.tm, which was founded in New Zealand as a traditional trademark practice and evolved into a legal tech company that provides technology solutions to brand owners, IP practitioners, and public and private sector entities.
buyer: QANTM Intellectual Property Limited (ASX:QIP:$88.63)
QANTM Intellectual Property Limited (QANTM) is the holding company of intellectual property companies Davies Collison Cave Pty Ltd (DCC), FPA Patent Attorneys Pty Ltd (FPA), Cotters Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys (Cotters) and Advanz Fidelis IP Sdn Bhd (ADVANZ). "
target: Sortify.tm Limited
Sortify.tm is the world’s most advanced A.I. and N.L.P. (natural language processing) based trademark productivity suite – created via collaborative input from most of the team at New Zealand law firm Potter IP. Sortify.tm was the top-ranked online trademark filing website in both Australia and NZ.
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$5.85
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Do Process Software Ltd., acquired NoticeConnect

synopsis: DoProcess, Canada's #1 provider of practice specific software for legal professionals, announced that it has purchased Toronto-based Lex Cortex Ltd. Lex Cortex's flagship product, NoticeConnect®, modernizes the estates administration process of advertising for creditors. 
buyer: Do Process Software Ltd.
DoProcess has been proudly supporting legal professionals with software solutions since 1989. DoProcess is the #1 provider of practice specific software for law firms in Canada, providing increased efficiency and profitability to over 15,000 practitioners. "
target: NoticeConnect
NoticeConnect is a web platform for publishing, accessing, and managing legal information. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in downtown Toronto, NoticeConnect effectively and affordably connects public legal notices with their intended audiences.
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closed 9/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Judicata

synopsis: Fastcase, a premiere provider of online legal research, has acquired Judicata, an innovative legal research platform. Judicata's search tool delivers precise, contextual and comprehensive results that enable users to quickly zero in on exactly what they're searching for.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
Fastcase provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive. Lawyers, law firms, and bar associations across the country trust Fastcase to provide them with comprehensive access to the law through an innovative and award-winning platform. "
target: Judicata
Judicata is a legal research platform. Judicata's search tool delivers precise, contextual and comprehensive results that enable users to quickly zero in on exactly what they're searching for. Their Clerk software solution uncovers intelligent insights to help lawyers attack or improve a brief.
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closed 3/29/2019 via Company Press Release

vLex, acquired Justis Publishing Ltd

synopsis: vLex announces the acquisition of Justis Publishing Ltd., a UK-based leader in online legal publishing with clients in over 40 countries. Spain’s vLex delivers legal intelligence through personalization, global coverage, and artificial intelligence.
buyer: vLex
Spain’s vLex delivers legal intelligence through personalization, global coverage, and artificial intelligence. vLex’s intuitive platforms, tailored to the geographic, topical and functional need are powered by leading global innovations and the latest in machine learning advances. "
target: Justis Publishing Ltd
Headquartered in London, Justis is at the forefront of the digital dissemination of legal information. JustisOne, its flagship legal research platform is trusted by law institutions around the world. Their unique software brings new ways to search, interpret and analyze legal information.
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closed 1/10/2018 via PR Web

Fastcase, Inc., acquired Docket Alarm

synopsis: Fastcase announced its expansion into the federal and state docket alerts, legal news and data analytics markets with its acquisition of Docket Alarm. Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
buyer: Fastcase, Inc.
As the smarter alternative for legal research, Fastcase democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines the best of legal research with the best of Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first. "
target: Docket Alarm
Docket Alarm provides advanced analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools for the legal analytics market.
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closed 7/21/2010 via BusinessWire

VerdictSearch, acquired Verdict Research Group, Inc.

synopsis: VerdictSearch, the nation's leading source of verdict and settlement news and research, announced the acquisition of Verdict Research Group, Inc. ("VRG"). VRG data and publications include The Connecticut Verdict Reporter, Carolina Verdict Reporter, The Georgia Trial Reporter, The Massachusetts Verdict Reporter and many others.
buyer parent: ALM Media Properties, LLC
buyer: VerdictSearch
The VerdictSearch online database provides 24x7 access to detailed case reports from around the nation, with hundreds of new cases added each month. The website offers full-text search or search by 15 different parameters, including injury, case type, name, date or plaintiff's criteria. "
target: Verdict Research Group, Inc.
Verdict Research Group, the parent company of verdicts.com, was founded in 1987. It was born in response to the absence of regular and reliable source of local jury verdicts. Verdict publishes; The Ohio Trial Reporter, The Michigan Trial Reporter, The Georgia Trial Reporter and many others.
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closed 5/12/2004 via PR Newswire

LexisNexis, acquired Verilaw Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leader in legal, news and e-filing information services, and Verilaw Technologies, Inc., a provider of e-service and e-filing services to courts, government agencies and law firms, announced today that LexisNexis has acquired Verilaw Technologies, Inc. and its electronic court filing and attorney-to-attorney document exchange services
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading provider of information and services solutions, including its flagship Web-based Lexis(R) and Nexis(R) research services, to a wide range of professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. "
target: Verilaw Technologies, Inc.
Verilaw Technologies, Inc. is the nation's leading provider of customized electronic filing and related web-based systems for courts and lawyers. Verilaw is working with over 45 state, federal, trial, appellate, judicial, and administrative courts in fifteen states. Verilaw projects are running in
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closed 8/10/2022 via BusinessWire

Litera Corp, acquired BigSquare

synopsis: Litera, a global leader in legal technology solutions, announced it had acquired BigSquare, a top provider of financial and business intelligence (BI) to law firms. Adding BigSquare to the Litera solutions portfolio will empower law firms to make better financial decisions with instant access to financial data and insights.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Litera Corp
Litera has been a global leader in legal technology for 25+ years, helping legal teams work more efficiently, accurately, and competitively. As a leader in document workflow, collaboration, and data management solutions, they empower legal teams with technology for managing all their data. "
target: BigSquare
BigSquare delivers true self-service law firm business intelligence to attorneys and legal professionals, surfacing key firm metrics by role in an intuitive easy-to-use enterprise application interface.
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announced 2/5/2021 via PR Newswire

Dye & Durham Corporation, will acquire GlobalX Pty Ltd

synopsis: Dye & Durham, a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for legal and business professionals, is to acquire GlobalX, a leading Australian technology business that develops integrated and innovative software solutions and services used by thousands of law firms.
buyer: Dye & Durham Corporation (TSX:DND:$234.31)
Dye & Durham is a Canadian provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity. The company provides critical information services and workflow, which clients use to manage their process, information, and regulatory requirements. "
target: GlobalX Pty Ltd
GlobalX is a leading Australian technology business that develops integrated and innovative software solutions and services used by thousands of law firms.
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$131
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