GAO RFID Takes a License under the Leighton Technologies Patents
As a result of the settlement, GAO has licensed Leighton Technologies’ portfolio of six “Contactless Cards” and related technology patents at a 5% royalty rate. The Leighton patent portfolio covers a hot lamination process for the manufacture of contact and contactless smart cards and RFID cards.
“We are pleased to have reached an amicable resolution of this case,” said Anthony Amaral, Chief IP Counsel of General Patent Corporation. This settlement resolves claims against GAO in Leighton Technologies LLC v. GAO Group Inc., GAO RFID Inc., GAO Tech Inc. and GAO Tek Inc., Case No. 13 CV 8021, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on November 12, 2013. Leighton Technologies was represented by Kheyfits & Maloney LLP of New York, New York.
GAO is the seventeenth licensee under the Leighton patents.
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