Beaverton, Ore. — November 9, 2011 — Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC) has entered the top 10 of The Wall Street Journal's (WSJ) Information Technology scorecard of leading innovators in the industry. Ranked at #9 overall, the Company has the highest Industry Impact™ score in the top 50. According to the Wall Street Journal, Industry Impact™ indicates the extent to which others are building upon a portfolio of issued US utility patents as compared to the total set of utility patents in the industry.
The rankings are based on the Patent Board's Patent Scorecard. The Patent Board has developed more than 50 indicators that track global patent activity relating to companies' innovation, technology and science strengths and provides analysis for the WSJ. Digimarc is listed among technology heavyweights such as IBM, Microsoft, Apple, and Oracle.
Bruce Davis, Chairman and CEO, Digimarc, commented: "This is a wonderful acknowledgement of the extraordinary work of our employees, both the innovations that we have produced and the quality of the patents through which we make these inventions available for licensing."
For more information about the ranking, please visit The Wall Street Journal online.
Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC), based in Beaverton, Oregon, is a leading innovator and provider of enabling technologies that create digital identities for all forms of media and many everyday objects. The embedded digital IDs are imperceptible to humans, but not to computers, networks and devices like mobile phones, which can now use cameras and microphones as sensory inputs to "see, hear and understand" the world around them within the context of their environment. Digimarc has built an extensive intellectual property portfolio with patents in digital watermarking, content identification and management, media and object discovery to enable ubiquitous computing, and related technologies. Digimarc develops solutions, licenses its intellectual property, and provides development services to business partners across a range of industries. For more information, please visit www.digimarc.com.
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