Mitek Granted New Patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mitek Granted New Patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mobile Imaging Leader's Intellectual Property Portfolio Continues to Grow

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitek Systems (Nasdaq:MITK)
(www.miteksystems.com), a leading mobile imaging software solutions provider,
today announced that it has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,326,015, "Methods
for Mobile Image Capture and Processing of Documents," by the U.S. Patent and
Trademark Office. With the addition of the "'015" patent, Mitek now has 13
U.S. and international patents issued and 14 patent applications pending in
the U.S. and Canada.

"Mitek is known as the intelligent mobile imaging market leader, with more
than 500 leading financial institutions adopting Mobile Deposit in less than
three years," said Michael Strange, chief technology officer for Mitek. This
new patent further establishes the fundamental nature of our core Mobile
Deposit technology, and increases the breadth and strength of our growing
patent portfolio, which encapsulates Mitek's complete software solution. We
will continue to build upon our early innovations to provide our customers
with the most advanced solution in the industry."

About Mitek Systems

Headquartered in San Diego, CA., Mitek Systems (Nasdaq:MITK) is a mobile
imaging software solutions provider that allows users to remotely deposit
checks, pay their bills, get insurance quotes, and transfer credit card
balances by snapping a picture with their camera-equipped smartphones and
tablets instead of using the device keyboard. Mitek's technology increases
convenience for the consumer by eliminating the need to go to the bank branch
or automated teller machine, and dramatically reduces processing and customer
acquisition costs while increasing customer retention. With a strong patent
portfolio, Mitek is positioned as the leading innovator in mobile imaging
software and currently provides its solutions to Fortune 500 financial
services companies. For more information about Mitek Systems, please visit
http://www.miteksystems.com.

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