PRESS RELEASE: Topaz Awarded Wireless Data Management Patent
Director of Marketing
Simi Valley, CA - July 21, 2009 - Topaz Systems, Inc., a global leader in electronic signature technology announced today that it has been granted a new U.S. Patent for a wireless data management system including electronic signatures by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
This newest member of the Topaz® patent portfolio, U.S. patent number 7,526,108 - "Wireless Data Management System" is a key patent for use in any drive-up transaction environment, including banks and pharmacies. This newest patent also extends coverage beyond wireless electronic signatures to include magstripe, alphanumeric, smartcard and other transaction-related data. Together with Topaz U.S. Patents 7,190,815, 7,123,754, 6,972,754, 6,307,955, D532,009, and other US and International patents pending, this new patent further demonstrates Topaz leadership position in technology supporting broad application of technology in solving real-world applications.
"The Topaz electronic signature and transaction patent portfolio continues to grow and broaden, as demonstrated by this recent patent award", said Anthony Zank, President and CEO of Topaz. "Topaz is unique in providing the complete electronic signature products, software tools, IP, and patents to enable electronic signatures and transactions in practically any business environment."
Topaz Systems is a leading developer and manufacturer of electronic signature software and hardware, and has been based in Simi Valley, California since 1995. Topaz provides all the hardware, software, intellectual property and expertise to enable paperless document creation, signing, and authentication of electronic forms with digital handwritten signatures. Topaz has developed an extensive eSign patent portfolio, and is the recipient of multiple industry awards including being a multiple consecutive winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500, along with Inc 500 and 5000 awards for outstanding growth.