General Patent Licenses ACT Patents to Jet Lithocolor and 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.

Other companies that have recently licensed the ACT patents include CPI Card Group of Littleton, CO and Las Vegas, NV; The Electric Colourfast Printing Co. of Ontario, Canada; Diamond Graphics of St. Louis Park, MN; Teraco, Inc. of Midland, TX; Trivista Plastics of Naperville, IL; Performance Printing of Dallas, TX; and Proteus Printing of Hiawatha, IA.

"We were pleased to extend licenses to Jet Litho and the other licensees," said Kathlene Ingham, GPC's Director of Licensing, "and we look forward to licensing the remaining companies in the industry."

ACT's U.S. Patent Nos. 5,720,158 and 5,921,584 generally relate to gift, loyalty and phone cards with magnetic stripes that are connected to and detachable from a carrier. GPC has successfully represented ACT in 16 licensing transactions and 2 lawsuits related to these patents.

About Advanced Card Technologies LLC

Advanced Card Technologies (ACT) of Suffern, NY 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. For licensing terms, contact Kathlene Ingham at (845) 368-4000, x107.

About General Patent Corporation

General Patent Corporation (GPC), headquartered in Suffern, NY, is a premier intellectual property (IP) boutique focusing on patent licensing and patent enforcement, as well as IP strategy and IP valuation. GPC represents clients in assertive licensing and infringement matters on a contingency basis. General Patent, the oldest patent enforcement firm in the U.S., is the managing member of DTL. For more information on GPC, please visit