Press Releases

Advanced Card Technologies Settles Patent Lawsuit with UV Color, Licenses its Patents to Several Other Companies

General Patent Represented Advanced Card Technologies in These Transactions

Suffern, NY - November 28, 2007 - Advanced Card Technologies LLC (ACT) announced today that it has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against UV Color, a plastic card manufacturer located in Minneapolis, MN, and licensed its patents to several other companies in the plastic card industry. General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm headquartered in Suffern, New York, represented ACT in the licensing transactions.

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Acticon Technologies Settles Patent Infringement Suit with Heisei

Court Recommends Permanent Injunction Against Lycom and Advance Creative Computer Corp.

SUFFERN, NY, October 16, 2007 - 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).

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Alexander Poltorak Speaks on Patent Valuation at the IP Finance and Valuation Conference in New York

Suffern, NY - September 26, 2007 - Alexander Poltorak spoke on Patent Valuation at the IP Finance and Valuation Conference in New York last week. In his talk, Alex described a methodology he had developed for patent valuation, which includes:

* Valuing patent portfolios as monopolies;
* Valuing a patent in the portfolio;
* Risk adjusted patent valuation;
* Rules of thumb for patent value;
* Patent yield; and
* Decision tree analysis.

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Acticon Technologies Settles Patent Infringement Suit with Margi Systems

Suffern, NY - February 13, 2007 - 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 Margi Systems, Inc. of Fremont, CA (Margi), a subsidiary of Harman International Industries (Harman).

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GPC Subsidiary Acticon Technologies Settles Patent Infringement Suit with Mace Group, Inc. d/b/a Macally Peripherals

SUFFERN, NY, March 20, 2007 - 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 Mace Group, Inc. d/b/a Macally Peripherals of Irwindale, CA (Macally).

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General Patent Licenses ACT Patents to Jet Lithocolor, Several Other Companies

SUFFERN, NY, March 7, 2007 - Advanced Card Technologies LLC (ACT) has recently licensed its patents related to phone and gift cards to Jet Lithocolor, a commercial printer headquartered in Downers Grove, IL. General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm headquartered in Suffern, New York, represented ACT in this transaction.

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Ryogen Licenses Human Aminopeptidase P Gene Patent to Invitrogen

Suffern, NY - January 10, 2007 - Ryogen LLC, headquartered in Suffern, NY, announced today that the company has entered into a nonexclusive license agreement with Invitrogen Corporation (NASDAQ: IVGN), headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, whereby Invitrogen has licensed from Ryogen the patent directed to the clinically important Aminopeptidase P gene.

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Alex Poltorak Speaks on Valuation of Settlement Proposals at the Conference on Patent Damages in Philadelphia

Suffern, NY - November 17, 2006 - Alex Poltorak moderated a panel discussion on "Industry Perspectives on Patent Damages Including the Damages Component of Settlement Negotiations" at a conference on "Calculating & Proving Patent Damages" in Philadelphia last month, which was organized by Law Seminars International.

Alex also gave a talk on the Valuation of Settlement Positions. If you are interesting in receiving his PowerPoint presentation, please contact Alex at apoltorak@generalpatent.com and he will be happy to email it to you.

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