Sparkfly has 16 issued US patents with 6 additional patents pending. The Sparkfly patent portfolio covers the entire lifecycle of running a mobile or digital promotion, with a primary focus on four distinct areas and concepts:
- Distributing an offer to consumers via third party media
- The act of a consumer capturing or saving an offer via media or through the system of a retailer
- Real-time redemption of an offer by an individual consumer at the item-level
- Tracking and performance reporting of an offer, separated by media
Every partnership with Sparkfly includes the licensing and use of all current patents, giving brands, retailers, restaurants and other partners assurance that they will be able to distribute, process and track offers in a legally protected way.