6 October 2020
The United States grants its fifth patent to Lleida.net
Madrid, 6 October.- The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted Spanish listed company Lleida.net (BME:LLN;EPA:ALLLN) a new patent, a few weeks before its listing in New York.
The patent corresponds to the company's method for the Certification of Electronic Mail containing a qualified electronic signature by a telecommunication operator.
The patent, under number 10.790.986, is valid for 20 years and is the fifth that the Spanish company obtains from the North American authorities.
"The United States is going to become, in the next few months, the main international commercial objective of our company . We are confident that we will be trading before the US elections, and we firmly believe t in the strength we can have in the major world trading country., explained Sisco Sapena, CEO and founder of the company.
Nowadays, Lleida.net already has more than 186 patents granted worldwide about certification methods, notification, reception, and online contracting.
Thereby, the Spanish dual listed company in the BME Growth in Madrid, and Euronext Growth in Paris, already has one of the most robust intellectual property portfolios in the eSignature industry worldwide.
Currently, the listed company's patented methods are recognized as valid for certifying legal notices in contracting processes by the authorities of over 70 countries.
With a revaluation close to 800 per cent so far this year, Lleida.net is one of the companies that has shown strong growth h in the stock market in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
With operations in 19 countries, the company has become in recent years one of the major European players in the area of digital signature
The sector has experienced an enormous growth in the past few months, as the lockdown measures derived from the COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of companies to change their contracting and notification formats to digital models.
The company's General Shareholders' Meeting approved its intention to go public in the coming months on the New York Stock Exchange, specifically in the OTCQX segment of the OTC Markets.