OCEAN TOMO AND TSC COLLABORATE TO ADDRESS NEW PATENT AND TRADE SECRET RISKS
Two of the most respected names in intellectual property and risk management collaborate to create Ocean Tomo Trade Secret Security
CHICAGO & WASHINGTON, D.C., May 17, 2012 – Ocean Tomo, LLC and TSC announced today they will jointly bring to market Ocean Tomo Trade Secret Security. This integrated intellectual property (IP) risk management offering leverages Ocean Tomo’s Strategic Advisory Services and TSC’s Enterprise Security Intelligence Solutions.
Ocean Tomo and TSC bring unique solutions for protecting the intellectual assets of organizations. With Ocean Tomo’s experience and proprietary systems, key IP assets providing competitive advantage can be identified along with potential threats. TSC’s patent-pending Threat Vector Manager (TVM) framework integrates data from enterprise information, external data, and known risk-based behaviors to identify an organization’s areas of risk and provides recommendations for fixing them. By collaborating on Ocean Tomo Trade Secret Security, organizations can now have unparalleled protection against loss of their most valuable assets.
“Ocean Tomo Trade Security provides advanced warning of R&D disclosure risk, allowing organizations to control and avert potential trade secret leakage,” stated James E. Malackowski, CEO of Ocean Tomo. “We chose to collaborate with TSC because of their expertise and cutting-edge approach integrating information holistically.”
“We are excited about our collaboration with Ocean Tomo” said Sean Doherty, TSC’s President. “By combining our unique capabilities for protecting intellectual assets, organizations now have access to the most robust intellectual asset protection solution available on the market.”
Through this new collaboration, Ocean Tomo and TSC provide solutions to meet the new challenges organizations face when protecting their trade secrets including:
- Identifying the most valuable IP assets and those of closely related delivery partners / third parties.
- Monitoring and testing internal controls and identifying vulnerabilities regarding confidential know how.
- Managing data more effectively using TSC’s proprietary analytical processes and expertise.
- Providing executive decision tools and actionable recommendations for repairing areas of vulnerability.
Trade secret security is a heightened risk to companies engaging in any of the following:
- Outsourced, partner-based manufacturing
- Early-stage research and academic publishing
- Critical-risk industries with variable product development cycles
- A disparate set of partners around the world
- Joint ventures
- Collaborative supply relationships, and
- Heavy reliance on trade secret protection.
Aerospace, defense, high-tech, manufacturing, chemical, pharma, biotech and all other industries with valuable intellectual assets need protection. Learn more about Ocean Tomo Trade Secret Security by visiting www.TradeSecretSecurity.com
About Ocean Tomo, LLC
Established in 2003, Ocean Tomo, LLC, is the Intellectual Capital Merchant Banc™ firm. The company provides financial products and services related to Intellectual Property, including expert testimony, valuation, strategy, research, ratings, investments, risk management and transactions. Ocean Tomo assists clients – corporations, law firms, governments and institutional investors – in realizing Intellectual Capital Equity® value broadly defined.
Headquartered in Chicago, Ocean Tomo has offices in Greenwich, Houston, Orange County and San Francisco. Subsidiaries of Ocean Tomo include: Ocean Tomo Risk Management, LLC; Ocean Tomo Asset Management, LLC; OTI Data Networks, LLC; Patent Marking, LLC; and Ocean Tomo Capital, LLC – publisher of the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index family. Ocean Tomo is the founder of the Intellectual Property Exchange International (IPXI), Inc. as well as the exclusive licensee and distributor of the PatentRatings® system. For further information, visit www.OceanTomo.com.
TSC is defining the Intellectual Asset Protection market. The company stands apart with its patent-pending Threat Vector Manager (TVM) framework. TVM holistically integrates and analyzes enterprise information, external factors, and known risk-based behaviors to protect intellectual assets and critical infrastructure. TSC provides value-based enterprise security intelligence solutions to organizations ranging from innovative start-ups to the Fortune 500 and the US government. For more information, visit www.tscadvantage.com.