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ktMINE has had a busy first quarter. Here are some highlights from the Q1 vIP Newsletter. Be sure to sign up for our blog updates so you never miss out on important ktMINE updates/happenings.

Featured News

ktMINE Listed on IRS Announcement and Report Concerning APAs

2018 marks the fourth straight year ktMINE has been listed as a source for comparable data by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on the Announcement and Report Concerning Advance Pricing Agreements. We have been a part of this exclusive group since the IRS began using ktMINE’s full suite of applications for comparables data and IP research. Users can rest assured that when using ktMINE, they are using the platform trusted and used by the IRS.

Read the report

IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100

Continuing our relationship with IAM Magazine, ktMINE’s Megan Rourke and Eric Podlogar were instrumental in the recently released IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100. The list was compiled using ktMINE data and lists the entities that owned the 100 largest patent portfolios of granted, in-force US patents and pending patent applications (as of January 1, 2018). The list is available online and was published in issue 89.

Take a look at a few of the articles surrounding the release of the IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100, and keep an eye out for the IAM/ktMINE Patent 1,000 collaboration.

Samsung leads the way in the US patent portfolio stakes, followed by IBM and Cannon

Samsung owns the biggest US patent portfolio, new research reveals, beating IBM into second place

Company Updates

Introducing Our New Mission and Vision

Following several years of significant growth and development, it was time to take another look at our mission and vision. We’re excited to share them with you now!

first quarter round up

Our team is dedicated to providing the solutions and services you need to help make important decisions. Keep an eye out for future updates based on our new mission and vision.

Welcome Michelle and Jason

Michelle Martone

Michelle joins the ktMINE business development team as a Sales Executive covering the IP market. Michelle brings years of valuable sales experience from previous IP sales roles. Michelle received her law degree from The John Marshall Law School and started her career as an Assistant States Attorney in Cook County.

Michelle once ran the Chicago marathon and qualified for the Boston with her time. In an ironic turn of events, she was unable to run the Boston marathon because of injuries she sustained while running the Chicago marathon. Welcome to the team Michelle!

View Michelle’s LinkedIn profile

Jason Hamje

Jason joins the ktMINE technology team as a Data/Software Engineer. His impressive coding skills will allow ktMINE’s technology team to build out our extensive data sets and bring more valuable IP information to the platform.

Jason hails from Anchorage, Alaska and went to school for Music Composition at the University of Oregon. A self-taught coder, Jason plays several instruments and enjoys playing/developing video games, 3D modeling, and poker. Welcome to the team Jason!

View Jason’s LinkedIn profile

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