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State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Assigned Patent

July 18, 2014

By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 18 -- State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, Bloomington, Illinois, has been assigned a patent (8,774,465) developed by three co-inventors for a system and method "for providing automotive purchase, insurance quote, and vehicle financing information using vehicle recognition." The co-inventors are Nick U. Christopulos, Bloomington, Illinois, Matthew R. Anderson, Bloomington, Illinois, and Nathan Lee Tofte, Downs, Illinois.

The patent application was filed on June 12, 2012 (13/494,573). The full text of the patent can be found at

Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.


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