BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property (IP) & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of two new editions of its intellectual asset management solution Thomson IP Manager: Cloud and Jumpstart. These are in addition to the locally installed Enterprise Edition, ideal for large portfolios and complex configurations. The three editions provide comprehensive IP management that enables collaboration between departments, speeds decision making and protects critical assets for organizations of all sizes and with varying asset management needs. Thomson IP Manager Cloud Edition is hosted by Thomson Reuters, eliminating the need for in-house IT support while providing the highest level of data security, backup, automated upgrades and front-and-back-end support. Thomson IP Manager Jumpstart Edition is preconfigured for immediate, out-of-the-box use. It is also hosted by Thomson Reuters and includes a variety of standard workflows, reports, forms, and security groups for fast implementation and use. "In today's competitive market, effectively managing intellectual property assets is essential to execute a successful IP strategy. However, many organizations are being asked to manage these critical assets with fewer resources in the current do-more-with-less business environment," said Stephanie Valentine, vice president commercial strategy, Thomson Reuters IP Solutions. "Thomson IP Manager offers IP professionals a powerful intellectual asset management solution to maximize efficiency, plus options to align with available resources so that they can focus on protecting their IP assets and achieving business goals." In addition to the new editions of Thomson IP Manager, all users will benefit from a new, intuitive interface to minimize clicks and promote user efficiency. Bold role-based features help streamline portfolio management processes so users can automate emails, export data and access frequently used tools. Additionally, the comprehensive IP Rules in Thomson IP Manager enables users to comply with global IP developments and make timely IP Payments. All of these enhancements are built on a new, state-of-the-art technology platform, providing more powerful performance for IP professionals.