General Patent Licenses ACT Patents to Bristol ID and Plastek Cards

Suffern, NY - March 25, 2008 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), 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, GPC'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.

GPC 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