Press Releases

General Patent Corporation Licenses DTL Patent to SRT Communications and IT&E Overseas

Suffern, NY, July 20, 2009 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and patent enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its client, Digital Technology Licensing LLC (DTL), that it has licensed DTL's patent to SRT Communications, Inc. of Minot, ND, and IT&E Overseas, Inc. of Tamuning, Guam.

Former Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks Joins GPC's Advisory Board of Directors

Suffern, NY - July 7, 2009 - Hon. Bruce A. Lehman, U.S. Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks under the Clinton administration, has joined the Advisory Board of Directors of General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading intellectual property (IP) firm focusing on patent licensing and enforcement, IP strategy and valuation.

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Former Executive Director of Columbia University’s Technology Transfer Joins GPC’s Advisory Board of Directors

Suffern, N.Y., June 30, 2009 – General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading intellectual property (IP) boutique focusing on patent licensing and enforcement, announced today that Jack Granowitz has joined General Patent Corporation’s Advisory Board of Directors. Mr. Granowitz was one of the founders of the Technology Transfer office at Columbia University and its Executive Director from 1988 until 2000.

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General Patent Corporation Calls New Patent Reform Bill Harmful to Inventors and Entrepreneurs

Suffern, NY - April 21, 2009 - General Patent Corporation chairman and CEO Alexander Poltorak, writing in the popular syndicated "Washington Watch" column circulated throughout the country, strongly criticized the proposed Patent Reform Act of 2009, and said that "recycling a piece of failed legislation is not the best way to protect American inventors and spur innovation."

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Patent Reform Threatens to Weaken Patent Protection and Undermine U.S. Technological Competitiveness

Suffern, NY - March 4, 2009 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement company providing assistance to small inventors and entrepreneurs throughout the United States, announced its disappointment with the latest Congressional initiatives to reform America's patent laws. With the nation expecting more from the new Congress and the newly-elected Obama administration, it was hoped that the latest initiatives would have strengthened the nation's commitment to sustain America's traditional leadership in technology innovation.

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Renhcol Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit with Pregame

General Patent Corporation Was Licensing Agent

SUFFERN, N.Y., January 22, 2009 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and patent enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its client, Renhcol, Inc. − a wholly-owned subsidiary of Betbrokers PLC (LSE: BETB) − that Renhcol settled its patent infringement lawsuit against Pregame LLC of Las Vegas, NV.

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Worlds.com Sues NCSoft for Infringing Key Virtual Worlds Patent

SUFFERN, N.Y., December 31, 2008 — General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against NCSoft Corp. of Austin, TX on behalf of its client, Worlds.com, Inc. (Worlds).

The lawsuit (Case 6:08-cv-00508) was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division.

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