NeoMedia Enters 100th IP Agreement

NeoMedia Enters 100th IP Agreement
IP Portfolio Continues to Garner Respect for Patent Rights from Mobile Marketing Industry

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Boulder, Co.—March 9, 2015 -- NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM), the industry’s innovator in global mobile barcode solutions, has now reached it 100th IP agreement in its ongoing patent licensing program.

 

“Reaching this milestone is a true testament to the strength of our IP and the respect that those in the mobile industry have for patents,” said NeoMedia CEO Laura Marriott. “As an operational company and a patent owner, we have the unique opportunity to offer services to those in the industry, encompassing our core IP, something few other providers are able to offer. According to statistics released by Chetan Sharma Consulting, in 2014, 24 percent of the patents granted by the USPTO were mobile related.”

 

According to Sharma’s US Mobile Market Update Q4 2014, the US mobile market continues to be the biggest market by revenue growing 21 percent to almost $400B. “Mobile continues to be THE media channel for brands and agencies to connect and engage with consumers,” added Marriott.

 

“NeoMedia is rightfully proud of entering it 100th IP agreement,” said David Berten, a Partner at Global IP Law Group, a firm that has been representing NeoMedia in its licensing campaign.  “The company is committed to growing the implementation of QR Code technology, and licensing use of the technology to others while continuing to offer the industry’s most reliable product is one way to do that. ”

 

NeoMedia’s barcode services and IP have powered mobile marketing campaigns by some of the world’s most recognizable consumer brands, including the leaders in technology, science, food and beverage, consumer packaged goods and financial services. NeoMedia has 15,000+ customers using its barcode creation services (NeoSphere® and QodeScan®) and its barcode reader, NeoReader® has 70+ million installations and is available free of charge in all major app stores.

 

A partial listing of those with IP agreements in place with NeoMedia can be found at http://www.neom.com/solutions/ip_licensing/customers.

 

About NeoMedia

NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. is a pioneer in QR technology and a leader in mobile barcode solutions that enable the barcode ecosystem worldwide. Its solutions have transformed 70+ million mobile devices with cameras across 193 countries into barcode scanners through its barcode scanning app, NeoReader, enabling a range of practical and engaging applications. With its suite of products, services and extensive IP portfolio encompassing over 60 patents, NeoMedia is the only company able to offer customers a mobile barcode solution, fully supported by its IP portfolio.  NeoMedia’s current customers include global brands, agencies, retailers and handset manufacturers.  The company has over 100 IP license agreements in place with some of the industry’s most prominent companies. Learn more at www.neom.com or connect with us at: Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.