Tropic International Inc. Obtains Australian Patent
Woodstock, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - January 12, 2015) - Tropic International Inc. (OTCBB: TRPO) (OTCQB: TRPO), a Nevada corporation in the business of developing and commercializing an innovative home mist tanning system, is pleased to announce that it has obtained a standard patent for its primary product from the Patents Office of Australia. The certificate of grant in respect of patent notes an invention title of "Automated mist tanning apparatus" and states that the term of the patent is 20 years (expiring on April 2, 2027). The patent number is 2012227220.
The Australian patent is the company's second; on September 29, 2009, it obtained a United States utility patent for the same product under a slightly different invention title. The company continues to have patent applications pending in Canada, China and Europe.
John Marmora, the company's Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are pleased to have received patent protection for our home mist tanning system in Australia and look forward to achieving the same successful result in respect of our other patent applications. The process can be quite lengthy and time consuming, but protecting our intellectual property in every relevant jurisdiction is an important goal that we continue to vigorously pursue."
About Tropic International Inc.
Tropic International Inc. (OTCBB: TRPO) (OTCQB: TRPO) is in the business of developing and commercializing an innovative home mist tanning system through its partially owned Ontario, Canada subsidiary, Tropic Spa Inc. The company's goal is to market a unique, affordable system for convenient home use that delivers a full-body application and eliminates the harmful health effects associated with traditional tanning beds such as exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the consequences of which have been well-documented by numerous organizations including the American Cancer Society and the Canadian Cancer Society.
Tropic International Inc. has finalized the design of its home mist tanning system, applied for and acquired United States and Australian patents and has patents pending for Canada, China and the European Union. It has also completed two phases of test marketing initiatives and is currently preparing to launch a comprehensive three-phase marketing strategy. The company intends to capture a sizable share of the rapidly-evolving sunless tanning market by offering a safe, reliable and easy-to-use product.
For full product information, please visit the company's website at www.tropicspatan.com.
John Marmora - CEO
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