Charles River Associates International (Germany) GmbH has joined Alpha Patentfunds as exploitation expert.

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Charles River Associates (CRA), a publicly-traded corporation with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, is an internationally leading management consulting firm with extensive expertise in patent exploitation. In the past two years alone, CRA has successfully managed over 600 challenging projects in various sectors and technologies. In the area of IP transactions, CRA can substantiate decades of experience and an impressive history of success. In the past two years, CRA has worked together with, among others, 68 of the Fortune 100 companies and 93 of the top 100 US law firms. Presently, more than 100 CRA employees (from a total of approximately 550) are active in the Intellectual Property area. CRA maintains offices in the US in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, College Station, Houston, New York, Oakland, Pasadena, Pleasanton, Salt Lake City, Tallahassee and Washington DC, and internationally in Toronto, Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt am Main, London, Paris, Bahrain and Hong Kong. With this new strategic direction, the Alpha Patentfunds have greatly expanded their network including numerous international contacts to key players in the patent sector as well as top decision-makers of many Fortune 500 companies.  

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