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General Patent Corporation Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit with On Track Innovations

  General Patent Corporation Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit with On Track
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 On Track Innovations Takes a License under the Leighton Technologies Patents

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SUFFERN, N.Y. -- March 10, 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 On Track
Innovations, Ltd. of Rosh-Pina, Israel and OTI America, Inc. of Iselin, New
Jersey (OTI).

As a result of the settlement, OTI 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.

“We are pleased to have reached an amicable resolution of this case,” said
Anthony Amaral, Chief IP Counsel of General Patent Corporation.

This settlement resolves claims against OTI in Leighton Technologies LLC v. On
Track Innovations, Inc., et. al. (13-CIV-8037), filed in U.S. District Court
for the Southern District of New York on November 12, 2013. Leighton
Technologies was represented by Kheyfits & Maloney LLP of New York, New York.

OTI is the twelfth licensee of the Leighton patents. Ubinet Incorporation of
Taiwan and Parallax, Inc. have both recently taken a license under the
Leighton patents, both at Leighton’s standard 5% royalty rate.

About General Patent Corporation

General Patent Corporation, headquartered in Suffern, N.Y., is aleading
intellectual property boutique focusing on patent licensing and enforcement.
GPC represents inventors, businesses, universities and other patent owners in
patent assertion matters by managing and financing patent litigation on a
contingency basis. Founded in 1987, GPC is the oldest patent enforcement firm
in the U.S. and is the managing member of Leighton Technologies LLC. For more
information, visit www.generalpatent.com.

About Leighton Technologies LLC

Leighton Technologies LLC is the owner of six “Contactless Cards” and related
U.S. Patents:

1. 5,817,207: “Radio frequency identification card and hot lamination process
for the manufacture of radio frequency identification cards”

2. 6,036,099: “Hot lamination process for the manufacture of a combination
contact/contactless smart card and product resulting therefrom”

3. 6,214,155: “Radio frequency identification card and hot lamination process
for the manufacture of radio frequency identification cards”

4. RE 40,145: “Ultra-thin flexible durable radio frequency identification
devices and hot or cold lamination process for the manufacture of ultra-thin
flexible durable radio frequency identification devices”

5. 6,557,766: “Hot lamination method for a hybrid radio frequency optical
memory card converting sheets into a web process”

6. 6,514,367: “Hot lamination process for the manufacture of a combination
contact/contactless smart card”

Leighton Technologies is managed by General Patent Corporation. A
non-exclusive license under these patents is available on fair, reasonable and
non-discriminatory terms. For licensing terms, please contact Kathlene Ingham
at (845) 368-4000 x107. The litigation filed by Leighton Technologies LLC, and
the settlements and licensees it has secured for its patent portfolio, are
detailed at www.leighton-tech.com.

Contact:

General Patent Corporation
Alec Schibanoff
845-368-4000 x116
848-248-2012 (cell)
aschibanoff@generalpatent.com
 
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