Business Editors/Technology Editors
FT. MYERS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2005—NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM), une société innovante en matière de services de marketing mobiles et de technologies brevetées PaperClick® utilisées pour le marketing mobile afin d'offrir un routage automatique à l'information sur Internet, a annoncé aujourd'hui que l'Office Européen des Brevets (OEB) a autorisé la protection des brevets concernant sa principale technologie en étendant la couverture à 10 pays européens.
( BW)(FL-NEOMEDIA-TECHNOLOGIES)(NEOM) NeoMedia's Core Mobile Marketing Linking Technology Gets EPO Nod for Protection in 10 More European Countries
Business Editors/Technology Editors
FT. MYERS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2005--NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM), an innovator in mobile marketing services and patented PaperClick(R) technologies used in mobile marketing to provide automatic links to Internet-based information, said today that the European Patent Office (EPO) has allowed patents covering its core technology, extending coverage to 10 European countries
Chas W. Fritz, NeoMedia's founder and chairman, said a Notice of Allowance from the EPO was based on proceedings conducted last month in The Hague.
Recognition by the EPO extends the patents for NeoMedia's core technology - the use of bar codes and other unique identifiers to automatically link to content on the Internet - to Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, "This recognition and Notice of Allowance from the European Patent Office further strengthens and broadens NeoMedia's already strong global patent position," said Mr. Fritz.
Protecting NeoMedia's Core Technology
"Many advancements pioneered, engineered and implemented by NeoMedia are based on this core technology," said Mr. Fritz
"Protecting what is rightfully ours has been and remains vitally important to the company and to our ability to move forward
Now, this validation of our claim and acknowledgment of our rights provides even more protection for the company and our shareholders."
About NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (www.neom.com) is a developer and international marketer of software and patented technologies, including PaperClick (www.PaperClick.com) for Camera Phones(TM) and the PaperClick Mobile Go-Window(TM), which link products, print and physical objects directly to targeted online data. NeoMedia also offers expertise in homeland security and e-authentication applications, and its Systems Integration Group specializes in providing expert-based IT consulting, hardware, and software solutions.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
With the exception of historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release involve risk and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement
PaperClick is a registered trademark, and PaperClick For Camera Phones and PaperClick Mobile Go-Window are trademarks of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.
Other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc
Charles W. Fritz, +(239) 337-3434 [email protected]
The Kaminer Group
David A. Kaminer, +(914) 684-1934 [email protected]
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SOFTWARE NETWORKING INTERNET E-COMMERCE COMPUTERS/ELECTRONICS PRODUCT
SOURCE: NeoMedia Technologies, Inc.