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Acticon Technologies Settles Patent Infringement Suit with Orange Micro; Licenses Several Other Companies

SUFFERN, N.Y., June 17, 2003 -- General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, has scored another victory in its campaign to enforce a portfolio of four "smart connector" patents owned by its wholly owned subsidiary, Acticon Technologies LLC (Acticon). GPC announced today that Acticon has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against Orange Micro, Inc. of Anaheim, CA (Orange Micro). Acticon filed suit against Orange Micro in July of 2002 in the U.S.

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General Patent Corporation Licenses Acticon Patents to Matsushita

March 25, 2003 - Acticon Technologies LLC (Acticon) has recently licensed its four "smart connector" patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (NYSE:MC), a worldwide conglomerate headquartered in Osaka, Japan which markets under the brand name Panasonic. General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm headquartered in Suffern, New York, represented Acticon in this transaction. "We are pleased to extend a license under the Acticon patents to Matsushita, a premier worldwide electronics manufacturer," said Alexander Poltorak, GPC's chairman and CEO.

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General Patent Corporation Licenses Acticon Patents to SBS Technologies

SUFFERN, NY, March 19, 2003 -- General Patent Corporation (GPC) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Acticon Technologies LLC (Acticon), has entered into a license agreement with SBS Technologies (Nasdaq: SBSE), a New Mexico designer and manufacturer of PCMCIA form factor devices for the avionics and military industries, and other devices. GPC, a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm headquartered in Suffern, New York, represented Acticon in this transaction.

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General Patent Licenses Acticon Patents to Abocom, Several Other Companies

March 6, 2003 - SUFFERN, NY -- Acticon Technologies LLC (Acticon) has recently licensed its four "smart connector" patents to Abocom Systems, Inc. of Taiwan, a manufacturer of PC Cards, and several other companies. General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm headquartered in Suffern, New York, represented Acticon in these transactions.

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Acticon Technologies Prevails in Patent Infringement Suit with Psion

SUFFERN, NY, February 25, 2003 -- General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, has scored another important victory in its campaign to enforce a portfolio of four "smart connector" patents owned by its subsidiary, Acticon Technologies LLC (Acticon). GPC announced today that Acticon has recently brought to a successful conclusion its lawsuit against Psion, Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Psion PLC of London (LSE:PON.L). Following the Court's decision on certain key motions in favor of Acticon, Psion agreed to license the Acticon patents.

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Acticon and GPC Prevail in Patent Enforcement Suit with EXP Computer

SUFFERN, N.Y., December 10, 2002 -- General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, has scored another victory in its campaign to enforce a portfolio of four "smart connector" patents owned by its client, Acticon Technologies LLC (Acticon). GPC announced today that Acticon has prevailed in its patent infringement lawsuit with EXP Computer, Inc. of Hicksville, NY (EXP). Acticon filed suit against EXP in May of 2001 in the U.S.

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Essentials of Intellectual Property Written for the Non-Lawyer Business Executive

New book by patent experts is a clear and easy-to-follow recipe for success with intellectual property

Suffern, NY, November 5, 2002 - Dr. Alexander Poltorak's "Essentials of Intellectual Property, co-authored by Paul J. Lerner and published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., is the first easy-to-follow manual of intellectual property of its kind.

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Acticon Technologies Settles Patent Infringement Suits with Lava Computer and Taiwan First Line Electric, and Licenses Zonet USA

General Patent Corporation Represented Acticon in These Transactions

SUFFERN, N.Y., September 30, 2002 - Acticon Technologies LLC (Acticon) has settled its patent infringement lawsuits with Lava Computer Manufacturing, Inc. of Toronto, Canada (Lava) and Taiwan First Line Electric Corp. of Taiwan, R.O.C. (Taiwan).

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