DTL Licenses Key Cell Phone Patent to Ericsson

General Patent Corporation Acts as Licensing Agent

SUFFERN, N.Y., January 22, 2008 - General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its client, Digital Technology Licensing LLC (DTL) that it has licensed a key cell phone patent to Ericsson, Inc., Ericsson AB, and LM Ericsson Telefonaktiebolaget (Ericsson).

The agreement with Ericsson follows a licensing deal reached earlier with Nokia for DTL, which owns a key patent for modern cellular technology.

DTL owns U.S. Patent No. 5,051,799 titled "Digital Output Transducer" (Patent), which is an essential patent for Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) codec and other cellular communication standards. The patented technology is also used to assure backward compatibility of cell phone handsets and base stations.

GPC represents Digital Technologies Licensing LLC in the licensing and enforcement of the DTL Patent. DTL brought patent infringement suits against Verizon Wireless, Cingular Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint and other companies. Ericsson was not a party to any of these lawsuits.

"We are very pleased to extend a non-exclusive license to Ericsson," said Alexander Poltorak, GPC's Chairman and CEO.

Digital Technologies Licensing LLC

Digital Technology Licensing LLC (DTL), of Suffern, N.Y., is the owner of U.S. Patent No. 5,051,799 titled "Digital Output Transducer." DTL is a portfolio company of an idea incubator affiliated with IP Holdings LLC. DTL is managed by GPC. A non-exclusive license under the patent is available on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms. For licensing terms, please contact Paul Lerner at (845) 368-4000 x104. For more information, please visit www.digitaltechnologylicensing.com.

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 www.generalpatent.com.

About IP Holdings LLC

IP Holdings LLC, an affiliate of General Patent Corporation, is an IP-centric merchant banking organization. IP Holdings provides IP-related financial services as well as IP brokerage services. IP Holdings also operates an idea incubator. IP Holdings is a member of DTL. For more information on IP Holdings visit www.ip-holdings.com.