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Thomson Reuters Enhances Data Security with European Union Hosting Facility for Its Next Generation Intellectual Asset Management Solutions

Thomson IP Manager conforms to internationally recognized security standards

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that its Thomson IP Manager Cloud and Jumpstart Editions are hosted at its secure data hosting facility in the European Union (EU). The three Editions of Thomson IP Manager, including the locally installed Enterprise Edition, provide comprehensive IP management that enables collaboration between departments, speeds decision making and protects critical assets for organizations and IP portfolios of all sizes. 

The secure EU-data hosting for Thomson IP Manager Cloud and Jumpstart Editions, in conjunction with secure data hosting at the company's Eagan, Minnesota, USA-facility, eliminates clients' need for in-house IT support while providing the highest level of data security, backup, automated upgrades and front- and back-end support. Thomson IP Manager Jumpstart Edition is preconfigured for immediate, out-of-the-box use and includes a variety of standard reports, forms and security groups for immediate implementation and use.

"We have a team dedicated to global privacy compliance and keep abreast of constantly evolving laws, regulations and standards," said Heidi Salow, vice president and senior privacy officer, Thomson Reuters. "Our European Union clients, as well as customers around the world, can be confident that the Thomson Reuters hosted solutions conform to internationally recognized data security standards."  

Thomson IP Manager offers all users a new, intuitive interface to minimize clicks and promote user efficiency. Role-based features help streamline portfolio management processes so users can automate emails, export data and access frequently used tools. Additionally, the comprehensive IP Rules in Thomson IP Manager ensure users comply with global IP developments and never miss a prosecution or maintenance due date. All of these enhancements are built on a state-of-the-art technology platform, with the secure infrastructure support of Thomson Reuters.

"We are always looking to better support our customers and the effective management of their intellectual assets," said David Brown, managing director, Thomson Reuters IP Solutions. "Thomson IP Manager gives IP professionals, regardless the size of their organization, a powerful solution backed by the Thomson Reuters commitment to security and privacy, with flexible options for managing their rights."

From ideation to prosecution and commercialization, Thomson IP Management Services helps clients maximize the value of their IP portfolio, align it with their business strategy and drive global competitiveness. Thomson IP Management Services solutions integrate state-of-the-art portfolio management technology, comprehensive IP payment services, IP management consulting and world-class IP Rules to provide unparalleled support of clients' patents, trademarks, license agreements and other intellectual assets.  

Read the full Thomson Reuters report on Protecting the Assets that Protect Your Business. To learn more about the new generation of Thomson IP Manager, visit: https://thomsonipmanagement.com/.

ABOUT THOMSON REUTERS
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. For more information, go to www.thomsonreuters.com.

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