Valmet choose Unycom, an ipan group company, for IP management

5 June 2018

Munich, Germany; June 5th 2018 – ipan group, one of the leading providers of IP management services and software announced today that Valmet has selected Unycom Intellectual Property Management Software (IPMS) for its IP management. Unycom is trusted by several of the world’s most innovative companies to manage their IP and is part of ipan group’s portfolio of IPMS alongside IPfolio and IPSS.


Commenting on the announcement, Ari Malkasaari, Director IPR at Valmetsaid “Selecting Unycom software is a huge step forward that will take us to the next level of smart IP Management. It will simplify our daily work by managing and structuring our IP, with the capability to fit around our internal processes and needs.”


“We selected Unycom in a competitive process, carefully evaluating what the market had to offer. In addition to the product itself, we were impressed with the deep technical knowledge and experience of the Unycom team” continued Malkasaari.


Jens Lütcke, CEO ipan group said “This announcement marks our first Unycom client in Finland, and we are delighted to have a global leader like Valmet in our portfolio. Our next goal is to ensure we implement the software across their organization so they start realizing the benefits this year”.


About ipan group

ipan group (Intellectual Property Associates Network), is a leading provider of IP management services and software, supporting the largest IP owners around the globe. Founded in 2004, ipan is a strategic alliance of renowned IP experts committed to providing clients a level of quality, transparency and cost savings not available through any other source in the IP market.  In 2016, ipan became ipan group with the acquisition of IPMS provider Unycom, followed by IPSS in early 2017. In late 2017, ipan group announced it had acquired a significant minority stake in U.S.-based IPfolio, the provider of next-generation IP management software.

Headquartered in Munich, Germany, with offices in Austria, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Serbia, UK and the United States, the company’s disruptive approach to optimizing process and cost has made it the solution of choice for the largest IP owners and one of the world’s fastest growing IP service and software companies.

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Godfrey Ryan
Global Head of Sales & Marketing
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About Valmet

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Valmet’s vision is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

12,000 professionals around the world work close to Valmet’s customers and are committed to moving customers’ performance forward – every day. The company has over 200 years of industrial history and was reborn through the demerger of the pulp, paper and power businesses from Metso Group in December 2013.

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