Headquartered in the Netherlands, Lighthouse IP Group was founded in 2006 by a group of Intellectual Property specialists.

After their previous company was sold to Reed Elsevier, they started a new company specializing in information tools related to Intellectual Property.

As Intellectual Property specialists, they recognized that available information tools were inadequate.. They also discovered that there was a serious shortage in the supply of Intellectual Property information from and to emerging markets worldwide.