Press Releases

Matsushita, General Patent Strike Licensing Deal Involving Digital Output Transducer Patent

SUFFERN, N.Y., December 23, 2008 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its client, Digital Technology Licensing LLC (DTL), that it has licensed a key cell phone patent to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. of Osaka, Japan. Matsushita products are sold in the US under the Panasonic brand.

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Worlds.com and General Patent Select IP Law Firm Lerner David to Enforce Worlds’ Patents

SUFFERN, N.Y., December 11, 2008 — General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today that it retained on behalf of its client, Worlds.com, Inc., a prominent intellectual property law firm, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik LLP (LDLKM), to enforce Worlds’ patents.

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General Patent Corporation Names Ed Gomez Chief IP Counsel

SUFFERN, N.Y., November 12, 2008 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today that it has named Ed Gomez to the position of Chief IP Counsel.

"Ed is a highly experienced patent litigator with an excellent track record," said Paul Lerner, GPC's Sr. Vice President and General Counsel. "We are very pleased to be able to attract such exceptional talent."

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General Patent is Successful in Litigation to Enforce “Smart Connector” Patents

SUFFERN, NY, November 6, 2008 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, has achieved another victory in its campaign to enforce a portfolio of "smart connector" patents owned by its subsidiary, Acticon Technologies LLC (Acticon). GPC announced today that Acticon has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against L-3 Communications Ilex Systems, Inc. (L-3).

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Motorola, General Patent Settle Patent Infringement Suit Involving Digital Output Transducer

Patented Technology Assures Backward Compatibility of Cell Phone Handsets, Base Stations and Affects Bluetooth Headsets

Suffern, NY - August 26, 2008 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, today announced that a settlement has been reached in a patent infringement lawsuit between its client, Digital Technology Licensing (DTL) and Motorola, Inc.

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Alexander Poltorak Speaks at NAPP Annual Meeting

Suffern, NY - August 25, 2008 - Alexander Poltorak, Chairman and CEO of General Patent Corporation, told the National Association of Patent Practitioners recently that a First-to-Invent vs. First-to-File debate cannot be considered outside of the context of the complete patent reform proposal.

"In a fair and balanced patent reform, goals of patent law harmonization would be balanced with the interests and concerns of universities, small businesses and independent inventors," Poltorak said in a July 2008 presentation at the group's annual meeting in Alexandria, VA.

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Winning Edge Settles Patent Lawsuit with SportsDirect and Covers Media Group

General Patent Corporation Acts as Licensing Agent

Suffern, NY - July 28, 2008 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its client, Winning Edge International, formerly known as GWIN, that Winning Edge has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against Canadian corporation SportsDirect, Inc. and its subsidiary, Irish corporation Covers Media Group Ltd.

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Winning Edge Settles Patent Lawsuit with VegasExperts.com and VegasInsider.com

General Patent Corporation Acts as Licensing Agent

Suffern, NY - June 4, 2008 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its client, Winning Edge International, formerly known as GWIN, that Winning Edge has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against VegasExperts.com of Cleveland, OH and VegasInsider.com of the UK.

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