CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 6, 2016) - DeepMarkit Corp. ("DeepMarkit" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:MKT) is pleased to announce that it has received a filing receipt from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) with respect to a provisional patent application relating to its innovative Fetchbot™ ("FetchBot") marketing and promotions platform. The Corporation's first provisional patent application outlines the core technology of the FetchBot system and method which enables the efficient and cost-effective generation of "Do It Yourself" customized games for use in advertising, marketing, promotion and similar industries, without requiring specialized knowledge or ability in game development. The provisional patent application was prepared by the Corporation and its intellectual property counsel at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Ottawa.
"Establishing a strong IP portfolio is a high priority for DeepMarkit, given the size and diversity of our target markets," said Darold H. Parken, President and CEO of the Corporation. "Our first provisional patent application is an important milestone that we expect will pave the way for additional intellectual property applications both domestically and abroad, all of which are intended to provide further competitive advantages for our unique FetchBot product as we continue to develop new features and enhancements."
About the Company
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, DeepMarkit Corp. is a technology company inventing new ways for businesses to engage consumers. DeepMarkit is the developer of the FetchBot platform (www.fetchbot.com) to make marketing games accessible to businesses of all sizes. FetchBot lets marketers make their own branded videogame and microsite for prize giveaways, collecting data, advertising products and driving sales and lead generation. FetchBot delivers custom gamification of advertising, marketing and promotions. FetchBot is the future of incentive marketing.
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