Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE:CCC;CCC.WS), a global provider of trusted insights and analytics to accelerate innovation, acquired Darts-ip, a Brussels, Belgium-based provider of case law data and analytics for intellectual property (IP) professionals.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The acquisition will enable Clarivate to expand its IP offering to enable companies worldwide to create, protect, monitor and enforce intellectual property.
Darts-ip’s solutions will now be offered alongside Clarivate’s patent, trademark and domain data and solutions, across Derwent™, CompuMark™ and MarkMonitor™, to enable companies to make smart, faster decisions.
Led by Evrard van Zuylen, Managing Director, Darts-ip provides information and analytics that support IP prosecution and litigation activities worldwide. Through the platform, IP professionals gain insights into IP rights, companies, jurisdictions, legal topics and market trends.
Users can search and track nearly 5 million cases covering trademarks, patents, copyrights, designs & models, domain names, and unfair competition. A dedicated team of local legal experts, in partnership with AI and machine learning tools, extract key data points from every case. From prosecutors to litigators, R&D to business intelligence experts, its smart tools allow users to build strategies and identify new opportunities.
Led by Jeff Roy, President, IP Group, Clarivate Analytics provides insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. It has built brands across the innovation lifecycle, including Web of Science™, Cortellis™, Derwent™, CompuMark™, MarkMonitor™ and Techstreet™.