London-based The Market Age said it had at its peak a year ago 1,000 customers representing 300 banks signed up for its core “Pronet” Web-based research application service, of which “Gmail” is a primary research product.
“When the news came out about Google’s Gmail last week, I went to the U.S. patent and trademark authorities. I thought maybe we were in trouble. But they hadn’t (registered),” Shane Smith, group chief executive of Market Age, told Reuters on Wednesday.
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