Press release

Minesoft announce new Chinese distributor, the Intellectual Property Publishing House

Minesoft is pleased to announce a new addition to the distribution team, the Intellectual Property Publishing House Co., Ltd (IPPH).

As a global company, Minesoft understands the importance of having local points of contact for all of our customers so that they are provided with support in their own language, in their own country. IPPH will join a distinguished team of distributing agents worldwide, including India, Israel, Argentina, Korea and many more.

“We are very happy to welcome the Intellectual Property Publishing House (IPPH) as the new distributor of Minesoft products in China.” Says Phil Allan, Senior Distributor Relationship Manager at Minesoft, “Over the past few decades, IPPH has established itself as a premier supplier of Chinese patent information products and solutions. The addition of IPPH will be of great benefit in allowing us to extend our presence and expand our customer base in the important Chinese market”.

“The IPPH have witnessed the advances Minesoft have made in the field of intellectual property information services and databases.” Says a spokesperson from the IPPH. “We are happy to work with Minesoft in distributing PatBase in China; numerous Chinese enterprises and institutions would benefit from this robust and comprehensive search and analysis platform. We expect a promising future in the Chinese market for both parties.”

Minesoft develops specialist software solutions in the Intellectual Property (IP) field, providing international patent databases, competitive intelligence, analytics and customised archive solutions. Minesoft serves many Fortune 500/FTSE 100 companies around the world as well as state-run Patent Offices, IP law firms and patent attorney firms. Flagship product PatBase is an international patent database with built-in Analytics software, whilst targeted monitoring services such as Legal Status Tracker help companies maintain a competitive edge.

IPPH is the legal publisher for Chinese patent literature and the unified patent information service provider under the Chinese Intellectual Property Office (SIPO). Founded in 1980, and now with more than 1000 employees, IPPH is a national press approved by the General Administration of Press and Publication in China. In addition, for the past two years IPPH has co-hosted the Patent Information Annual Conference of China (PIAC) alongside SIPO.


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