Spectra Systems notes issuance of patents

Spectra Systems reports that it expanded its patent estate significantly in 2016.

During the year, the Company was either issued, granted or received notices of allowance on an additional 26 patents in China (two), Canada (two), USA (two), Georgia, Singapore, Spain and seventeen countries which are part of the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI).

The patents cover new banknote and products security features, banknote fitness, and banknote cleaning technology.

Issued patents are ones that received a number while granted and notices of allowance are patents that have passed review and will be issued shortly.