Repost: CoreLogic and Smarter Agent Announce Patent License Agreement
—Broad Patent License Covers Wide Range of Mobile Applications—
CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading residential property information, analytics and services provider, and Smarter Agent, a global leader in creating real estate mobile search and discovery apps, today announced the companies have entered into a licensing agreement. Some of the licensed patents include U.S. Pat. Nos. 6,385,541, 6,496,776 and 7,072,665.
“We are pleased to have formalized a licensing agreement with a market leader like CoreLogic and look forward to working with them in the future,” said Smarter Agent CEO Brad Blumberg.
Ben Graboske, senior vice president of Real Estate and Financial Services for CoreLogic added, “We are always looking to provide the best, most innovative products to our customers and this agreement with Smarter Agent, enhances our ability to deliver on that promise and to provide mobile data solutions to our clients.”
About Smarter Agent
Smarter Agent has been leading mobile innovation for over a decade. The start-up was named emerging company of the year in mobile location based services by the wireless industry trade group CTIA in 2006 and a company that will change the marketplace by DEMO. In 2011, AlwaysOn named Smarter Agent one of the top 100 mobile companies in the world. Smarter Agent developed the first mobile GPS real estate app and its patent portfolio has expanded since 2000 to include innovations that cover a range of mobile search/discovery, mobile advertising and mobile branding inventions. Smarter Agent now powers the top names in real estate such as Sotheby’s International Realty, Century 21, ERA, Hearst Newspaper Real Estate Apps and over 200 of the leading regional brokers and MLS organizations in North America encompassing over 250,000 brokers and agents.
About CoreLogic CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is a leading property information, analytics and services provider in the United States and Australia. The company’s combined data from public, contributory, and proprietary sources includes over 3.3 billion records spanning more than 40 years, providing detailed coverage of property, mortgages and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and related performance information. The markets CoreLogic serves include real estate and mortgage finance, insurance, capital markets, transportation and government. CoreLogic delivers value to clients through unique data, analytics, workflow technology, advisory and managed services. Clients rely on CoreLogic to help identify and manage growth opportunities, improve performance and mitigate risk. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., CoreLogic operates in seven countries. For more information, please visit www.corelogic.com.
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