CodeBroker Awarded Patent to Deliver Multi-channel Mobile Coupons

CodeBroker is uniquely positioned to help retailers deliver personalized, multi-channel mobile coupons.

Belmont, MA, September 1, 2015 – CodeBroker, developer of mobile marketing solutions for retailers, today announced that it was awarded its fourth patent (US PAT 9,015,277). The patent is related to the Codebroker mobile coupon platform in that it helps retailers minimize coupon fraud.

Specifically, Codebroker’s patented mobile coupon software enables retailers to deliver multiple copies of the same offer to a consumer via different delivery channels (e.g., SMS, Passbook, email, mobile web, etc.) that are associated with a consumer’s user profile. After one copy of the offer has been redeemed – presented during checkout either online or in person, the offer is marked as used in all of the channels.

CodeBroker retailers who have deployed this capability have seen coupon fraud minimized (by significantly reducing the opportunity for a consumer to use a mobile coupon more than once (either intentionally or by mistake). In a recent study, CodeBroker observed that one of their retailer customer’s estimated savings are tens of thousands of dollars per day by ensuring that a customer can redeem a coupon only once. CodeBroker is the only solutions provider able to support one-time-use mobile offers in simultaneous multiple channels.

“We are continually working to provide new capabilities and solutions for our retailers” said Dan Slavin, CodeBroker founder and CEO. “It’s important to us to be first-to-market so that our retailer customers have the most innovative platform to engage with their customers, the consumer.”

Other patents CodeBroker has received:

  • Using validity events to control the use of coupons containing barcodes in mobile devices that display the barcodes for reading by barcode readers (US PAT 8,430,300).
  • Techniques for providing an electronic representation of a card (US PAT 8,746,581).
  • Customizing barcode images for particular displays (US PAT 8,736,615).