NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2015) - Article One Partners (AOP), the world's largest intellectual property research community, has announced that AOP President Peter Vanderheyden has been listed in Intellectual Asset Management magazine's IAM Strategy 300. Appearing annually, the IAM Strategy 300 lists global leaders in the IP space offering world-class services in the intellectual property portfolio arena.

"I'm excited to be included in IAM's prestigious list of global IP leaders," said Vanderheyden. "AOP is dedicated to helping companies make the most of their patent portfolios. Our community of over 30,000 researchers confirms patent quality for our clients, enabling them to effectively manage and maximize their patent portfolios. In the process, AOP is helping defend innovation and patent quality across industries."

The IAM Strategy 300 is a guide to the world's leading IP strategists. The list features individuals who offer world-class services related to the development and implementation of strategies, which enable IP owners to maximize the value of their rights portfolios. These individuals are noted for possessing a fully rounded approach to management and value creation, as well as a focus on how both must be aligned with overall business strategy.

As president of AOP, Vanderheyden brings more than 30 years of experience across business disciplines including operations, product management, finance, marketing, sales, strategic alliances and entrepreneurial start-ups. Prior to joining AOP, Vanderheyden was the managing director of LexisNexis's Global IP Solutions business, where he led a team that developed the world's largest online patent database and launched TotalPatent (an international patent research platform) and PatentOptimizer (a patent quality tool), which claimed significant market share in a highly entrenched industry. Vanderheyden also holds a US Patent to his credit.

About Article One Partners
Since its founding in 2008, Article One Partners (AOP) has become the world's largest intellectual property (IP) research community. By leveraging a growing crowd of over 30,000 researchers, AOP has revolutionized the transparency of IP-related data. Through crowdsourcing and other techniques, AOP provides clients with access to insightful information to help them make the best possible IP related business decisions whether they are innovating, defending or monetizing their IP portfolios. The company has paid their research community more than $6M for their skilled work at identifying patents, non-patent literature and non-textual content to inform IP decisions. AOP helps 16 Fortune 100 companies and eight of the top ten US patent filers to improve their patent quality and strategic management of their IP across the IP lifecycle. 

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