March 6th 2012. NeoMedia Technologies, the pioneer in global mobile barcode management solutions, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded NeoMedia a patent pertaining to the resolution of mobile barcodes, a market that has recently experienced explosive growth.Patent No. 8,131,597, entitled, ‘System And Method For Using An Ordinary Article Of Commerce To Access A Remote Computer’, generally covers systems and methods for providing users of mobile barcodes automatic access to remote computers. These patented systems and methods allow faster and easier implementation of new applications and services in the mobile marketing and advertising space.
The recently issued patent is part of an intellectual property portfolio that includes more than fifty issued and pending patent applications in this space.
“We are delighted that the USPTO has issued the ‘597 patent, which combined with our already formidable patent portfolio continues allowing us to realize the potential of our innovations and the first class services we offer our partners,” said Laura Marriott, Chief Executive Officer of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
Full details of the allowance are detailed in the Issue Notification Certificate issued by the PTO. More information on NeoMedia from www.neom.com.