Suffern, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2008
General Patent Corporation International (GPCI), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm headquartered in Suffern, New York, announced today that it has recently licensed the patents of its client, Advanced Card Technologies LLC (ACT), to Bristol ID Technologies of Lima, NY and Plastek Cards, Inc. of Fort Wayne, IN. GPCI represented ACT in these transactions.
"We have now licensed 25 companies for ACT," said Kathlene Ingham, GPCI's Director of Licensing, "and we are gratified with our successes to date."
ACT's U.S. Patent Nos. 5,720,158 and 5,921,584 generally relate to gift, loyalty and phone cards, as well as other card products that fall within the scope of the patents.
GPCI has also successfully represented ACT in four lawsuits related to these patents.
About Advanced Card Technologies LLC
Advanced Card Technologies LLC (ACT) of Suffern, NY is a portfolio company of IP Holdings LLC, an affiliate of GPCI. ACT is the owner of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,720,158 entitled "Information Card Package" and 5,921,584 entitled "Card Display Package." A non-exclusive license under these patents is available on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms. For licensing terms, contact Kathlene Ingham at (845) 368-4000, x107. For more information on ACT, please visit http://www.advanced-card.com.
About General Patent Corporation International
General Patent Corporation International (GPCI) is a premier intellectual property (IP) licensing and enforcement firm headquartered in Suffern, N.Y. GPCI is the managing member and the exclusive licensing agent of ACT. GPCI represents clients in IP assertive licensing and enforcement matters on a contingency basis and assists IP owners in enforcing their rights through patent, trademark and copyright infringement litigation. GPCI is the oldest contingency IP enforcement organization in the United States. General Patent Corporation (GPC) is an affiliate of GPCI providing IP management consulting with a focus on IP strategy and valuation (see http://www.generalpatent.com). For more information on GPCI, please visit http://www.patentclaim.com.
About IP Holdings LLC
IP Holdings LLC, another affiliate of GPCI, is an IP-centric merchant banking organization. IP Holdings provides IP-related financial services as well as IP brokerage services. IP Holdings also operates an idea incubator. For more information on IP Holdings visit http://www.ip-holdings.com.
For further information on ACT, GPCI, GPC and IP Holdings contact General Patent Corporation International, Montebello Park, Suffern, NY 10901-3740; telephone: (845) 368-4000; e-mail: info(at)gpci.com.