23 October 2017
Patent for Lleida.net electronic contracting method in theUnited States has been granted for a 20-year period
The patent guarantees Lleida.net presence in the world's largest market as far as property rights and technological services are involved
The IT firm listed on the MAB (Alternative Equity Market; LLN) for two years, reinforces its commitment to the econtracting sector
Barcelona, 23 October 2017.- The US Patent Office has granted the patent requested by the technological company Lleida.net for the registered econtracting product under the name of “Method for Producing Electronic Contracts Certified by a User of a Telecommunications Operator”. The term of patent is currently in force for 20 years and marks a turning point in Lleida.net's growth strategy in the US market which is assumed to be the world's largest market in property rights and technology service and where the patent for its Method of Registered email was granted in 2016.
The granting of this patent will allow the company to expand its business in a booming sector with great potential such as electronic contracting. The Lleida.net method offers the possibility of closing agreements through email or SMS and with legal validity. The system differs from other solutions in the market for its easy use, as it sends the customer an SMS or email with the contract to which the receiver only must respond in the same way. Once the customer has replied, Lleida.net issues a certificate as proof of the transaction.
According to Sisco Sapena, CEO of Lleida.net, "the granting of this patent allows us to offer our registered electronic contracting service to one of the major global powers." For Sapena, the company "is betting in a decisive way the online contracting sector due to its great potential, both for the rise of online transactions and for the times a single person can manage different contracts during his lifetime".
Lleida.net thus, continues its international expansion positioning in representative technological markets.
Currently the company is listed on the Spanish Alternative Stock Market since October 2015 and is a leading company in the field of electronic notification and electronic contracting. The company created in 1995 has two more business lines, namely SMS solutions as operator and wholesaler and data validation. The telecom operator has signed agreements with more than 1,500 companies in more than 150 countries managed from their 16-international headquarters. Its solutions and services are used in enterprises, public administration, and SME's.