FT AG invests in the IP management software PATOffice

August 11, 2022

FT AG from Austria takes part in the current financing round of europatent GmbH

Financing round: The Munich-based company Europatent, which helps customers to make the right decisions of tomorrow with its artificial intelligence-based IP management software, announces the successful closing of its financing round. With the fresh capital, the company will essentially invest in the product and the expansion of the team.

Munich, 20.07.22 - In addition to new angel investors, the Vorarlberg-based investor F Technologies invested in the IP company. F Technologies' approach is to support innovative technology companies and to revolutionize industries.

In the management of patents and intellectual property, a significant shift towards digitalization has been observed in recent years. In 2021, the number of patent applications increased significantly. The global IP software market is expected to grow at an annual rate of >17% in the coming years1.
The europatent GmbH offers an intelligent workflow for patents and trademarks with their SaaS solution PATOffice. The main topics are patent search, patent monitoring and patent analysis. The goal of PATOffice is to help its customers to increase their innovation potential, minimize liability risks, identify market trends and save time. The combination of 70 years of experience with over 130 million analyzed patents & trademarks and an innovative & agile software approach represents a great potential.
Currently, the company focuses on small and medium sized companies. But also patent law firms recognize the digitalization trend and work together with Europatent on solutions.

Lukas Kappelsberger, CEO of Europatent, states: "With F Technologies, we were not only able to convince an experienced investment company, but at the same time gain a partner with many years of know-how in the field of technology and a strong network. Together with Blackster Capital, AdAstra Ventures and the angel investors, we have the right people on board to shape the IP software of tomorrow with PATOffice."

About europatent

europatent GmbH, headquartered in Munich, Germany, has been a leading information service provider in IP for more than 70 years and is the first address for information and data related to the IP world. With the B2B SaaS IP management software solution PATOffice, SMEs can make the right decisions of tomorrow.

Europatent focuses on small and medium-sized enterprises and patent law firms. In order to do this, the greatest possible know-how and expertise on the latest developments and inventions in the patent field is delivered to customers. With customized monitoring solutions for patents, and trademarks, innovation & market trends, as well as technical developments can be discovered even faster and more efficiently. Europatent is the leading address for all aspects of innovation and intellectual property rights.
More information about PATOffice: www.patoffice.de

About FT AG

F Technologies supports companies in their further development by contributing our network, know-how and new technologies. We help ambitious teams to achieve their goals by investing our capital, our long experience and our entrepreneurial energy in them.

Our goal is to contribute significantly to the long-term success of technology companies that make a positive contribution to our environment and society - and have fun doing it.

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William Gemkow
Member of the Executive Board, Kappus
Especially in the environment of fast-moving products, trends must be recognized early and implemented in recipes and production technologies for our customers - quickly but also legally secure. PATOffice and the team accompany us as partners from the inquiry to the execution. Research work – simple, effective and efficient.
All the brands and testimonials listed above are strategic partners of PATOffice | Europatent company.