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Ryogen Awarded Two Patents Directed to Polynucleotide Sequences that Play Key Roles in Various Cancers

New Patents Build on Previous Patents Related to TSSC4 and hMDM2 Homolog

Suffern, N.Y. – July 29, 2014Ryogen LLC, an R&D company focusing on polynucleotide sequences implicated in human diseases, was awarded two new patents this month, bringing the total number of its issued U.S. Patents to 32.

U.S. Patent No. 8,765,928 entitled “Identification of isolated genomic nucleotide fragments from the p15 region of chromosome 11 encoding human tumor suppressing subtransferable candidate 4 (TSSC4) and variants thereof” was issued on July 1, 2014. The TSSC4 gene is one of several tumor-suppressing fragments on chromosome 11, alterations to which have been associated with some cancers. Ryogen’s portfolio includes U.S. Patent No. 8,722,865 directed to TSSC4. This new patent claims a further method of identifying variants in corresponding DNA or RNA polynucleotides. 

General Patent Corporation Settles Patent Lawsuit with GAO RFID Inc.

GAO RFID Takes a License under the Leighton Technologies Patents

 

Suffern, N.Y., July 24, 2014 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, Leighton Technologies LLC (Leighton), that it settled a patent infringement lawsuit against GAO RFID Inc., GAO TEK Inc., and GAO Tech Inc. (GAO).

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.

General Patent Corporation Signs a License Agreement with SuperCom

SuperCom Takes a License under the Leighton Technologies Patents

 

Suffern, N.Y., July 17, 2014 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, Leighton Technologies LLC (Leighton), that it signed a license agreement with SuperCom Ltd. and PureRFid, Inc. (SuperCom).

As a result, SuperCom has licensed Leighton Technologies' portfolio of six "Contactless Cards" and related technology patents at a 5% royalty rate. 

"We are pleased to sign this new license agreement," said Anthony Amaral, Chief IP Counsel of General Patent Corporation. 

General Patent Corporation Secures 15th Licensee for "Contactless Cards" Patent Portfolio

CARDPro China Takes a License from Leighton Technologies

 

Suffern, N.Y., June 30, 2014 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, Leighton Technologies LLC (Leighton), that it has licensed the Leighton patent portfolio to CARDPro China (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. of the Peoples Republic of China (CARDPro).
 
CardPro has licensed Leighton's patent portfolio at a 5% royalty rate. The patents cover hot lamination processes for the manufacture of contact and contactless smart cards and RFID cards. 

Ryogen Is Awarded Patent for Polynucleotides Related to Tumor-Suppressing Subtransferable Candidate 4

 

This Patent Brings Ryogen's Gene-Related Portfolio to 30 Issued U.S. Patents

Suffern, N.Y., June 24, 2014 − Ryogen LLC, a genomics R&D company focusing on polynucleotide sequences implicated in human diseases, was awarded a new patent, bringing the total number of U.S. Patents issued to Ryogen to 30. 

U.S. Patent No. 8,722,865, titled "Isolated genomic polynucleotide fragments from p15 region of chromosome 11 encoding human tumor suppressing subtransferable candidate 4 (TSSC4)," is the first Ryogen patent to be issued after the seminal Myriad decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that clarified the patentability of genomic constructs. 

General Patent Corporation Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit with ASK

ASK, S.A., ASK-intTag LLC and WS Packaging Group, Inc. License Leighton Smart Card Patents

Suffern, N.Y. – May 19, 2014 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, Leighton Technologies LLC (Leighton), that it settled a patent infringement lawsuit against ASK, S.A. of Sophia Antipolis, France, ASK-intTag LLC of Essex Junction, Vt. and WS Packaging Group, Inc. of Green Bay, Wis. (ASK). 

General Patent Corporation Adds Vice President of Licensing

Dr. Yoriko Morita Will Focus on Licensing in Asian Markets

Suffern, N.Y. – April 30, 2014 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and IP management firm, has added Dr. Yoriko Morita to its corporate management team as Vice President of Licensing. Dr. Morita is an experienced licensing executive with an extensive IP and technical background.

General Patent Corporation Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit with Haier

Haier America Trading Takes a License under the LaserDynamics Patent

Suffern, N.Y. – April 10, 2014 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and IP management firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, LaserDynamics LLC, that it settled a patent infringement lawsuit against Haier America Trading, LLC of New York, N. Y. (Haier).

General Patent Corporation Licenses Securitag Assembly Group

Securitag Assembly Group Takes a License from Leighton Technologies

Suffern, N.Y. – March 27, 2014 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, Leighton Technologies LLC (Leighton), that it has licensed a Leighton patent to Securitag Assembly Group Co., Ltd. of Taiwan, Republic of China (Securitag).

GPC CEO Will Address Patent Reform Proposals at LES Conference in NYC March 27

As a Sponsor of the Meeting, General Patent Corporation Is Offering Discounted Registration to Clients and Colleagues

Suffern, N.Y., March 17, 2014 − The Licensing Executives Society (LES) 2014 Mid-Year Meeting in New York will include a workshop that addresses patent assertion entities and patent reform. "Risk-Benefit Issues Associated with Proposal to Address Patent Assertion Entities" will feature General Patent Corporation (GPC) CEO Alex Poltorak and Frank Rusco of the Government Accountability Office (GAO), author of the recent GAO report on NPEs (Non-Practicing Entities).