Securus Announces 89th Patent in Innovative Portfolio
Press Release Dec 17, 2011
Dallas, TX —/PRNewswire/— Securus Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of inmate communications services and investigative technologies, today announces its 89th patent in its innovative portfolio.
Securus is the industry leader in providing products and services to the corrections industry as exemplified by its vast portfolio of patents. With the addition of their 89th patent, Securus holds more patents than any other inmate telecommunication company in the corrections industry by a multiple of four.
According to Stefanie Prichard, Intellectual Property Manager, “We have been building our patent portfolio for over a decade. There are a number of benefits that are recognized from a well crafted portfolio such as strengthening our market position, protecting our research and development efforts, and revenue generation through licensing. Not only can we boast the number of issued patents, but we are constantly inventing new technologies as evidenced by our even more impressive patent pending applications.”
“Securus is the leading innovator within the corrections market and continues to prove this as each patent gets issued,” said Luke Keiser, Director of New Business and Strategic Marketing. “Our patents are extremely important to us because they ensure that the millions of dollars we spend researching the needs of our customers, development of innovative and novel solutions, as well as our quality releases are protected.” He continued, “They are important to our corrections customers as well – as they demonstrate our willingness to create products and services that are unique – and help them make their facilities and communities safer and jails/prisons more efficient.”
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and more than 850,000 inmates nationwide. A recognized leader in providing comprehensive, innovative technical solutions and responsive customer service, Securus’ sole focus is the specialized needs of the corrections and law enforcement communities. Securus is headquartered in Dallas, TX, with regional offices in Carrollton and Allen, TX, and Atlanta, GA. For more information please visit the Securus website at www.securustechnologies.com.