Sagent receives additional claim for patent

Susan Andre2001

Sagent receives additional claim for patent entitled 'extensible data base retrieval and viewing architecture'

Sagent a leading provider of Business Intelligence solutions, today announced that the United States Patent Office has issued Patent 6,243,698 on June 5, 2001, to the company. The patent includes an additional claim directed to a method of accessing data in a data source, which relates to various aspects of Sagent's extensible Data Flow architecture. The patent has an effective filing date of October 17, 1997.

"We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Patent Office has granted this additional patent to Sagent," said Ben Barnes, president and CEO, Sagent. "This patent has been issued on our innovative and leading BI technology, and is yet another example of the creative excellence of Sagent's development team."


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