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Microsoft Teams for IP Management

August 19, 2021

Helios IP Announces Integration of Its HeliosComplete IP Platform to Microsoft Teams

Tampa, August 17, 2021.  Helios IP, the innovative SaaS solution for intellectual property management, today announced the general availability of its Microsoft Teams app available through the Teams catalog (search: “Helios IP”).  With another industry first, the HeliosComplete platform now offers IP teams the option to collaborate across the full range of IP management activities within their Microsoft Team environment.  Access to the Microsoft Teams app is included in the HeliosComplete subscription.

In announcing the release, Ralph Schroeder, Helios IP’s founder, and CEO, explained, “Collaboration has always been a critical part of how IP teams work with inventors, attorneys, IP specialists and outside counsel.  As organizations continue to implement tools for their hybrid work environments, integrating to Microsoft Teams was an obvious step for us.”  Schroeder also noted that, “[T]he tight integration between the Microsoft Teams collaboration capabilities and our industry leading HeliosComplete IP system enables our users to easily share IP information, collaborate on documents in real-time, and schedule online meetings such as invention reviews, filing decisions and drafting discussions.”

Helios IP is a Microsoft solution partner allowing its HeliosComplete platform to work seamlessly within the Microsoft ecosystem including Office productivity apps, Outlook for email, Sharepoint for documents, and Power BI for advanced business intelligence.

Louis Mason, Lead Solution Architect for Helios IP, further explained the technical achievement of the release, “Microsoft requires a rigorous validation process that ensures the quality and robustness of the app.  As a result of our significant investment, the resulting solution provides an app that meets the demands of enterprise class IT standards.”  Mason, continued, “And with the Microsoft Teams app management, IT can either automatically deploy the app or allow user to install from the catalog.”

With immediate availability, existing HeliosComplete subscribers can download the app from the Microsoft Teams app catalog.  Newly interested subscribers should contact Helios IP for more information via this form, or via email.

About Helios IP:

Helios IP is the industry’s first true SaaS solution for IP operations.   Helios IP works with law firm and corporate IP teams across the full range of IP activities including filing, prosecution, renewals, and formalities.  The HeliosComplete™ monthly subscription includes full portfolio data, PTO data integration, document management, email, and collaboration. The solution is powered by the DocketEngine global country rules covering more than 250 jurisdictions, 3,500 rules and 75,000 unique docketing outcomes, plus access to the Helios IP Network of preferred agents for foreign renewals, filing, prosecution, and other formalities services.