GPC Licenses DTL's Cell Phone Patent to RSA 1 and Mohave Cellular

Suffern, NY, September 29, 2009 − 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 DTL's cell phone patent to RSA 1 Limited Partnership (d/b/a Cellular 29 Plus) of Emerson, IA, and Mohave Cellular Limited Partnership of Kingman, AZ. Mohave Cellular is owned by Frontier Communications Corporation.

DTL owns US Patent No. 5,051,799 (the ’799 Patent) titled “Digital Output Transducer.” The technology covered by the ‘799 Patent addresses Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) codec and other cellular communication standards, assuring backward compatibility of cell phone handsets and base stations. The ‘799 Patent also has applications in Bluetooth devices.

“We are very pleased to have RSA 1 and Mohave Cellular join the growing list of cell phone providers that are licensing the DTL patent,” said Paul Lerner, General Patent’s Sr. Vice President and General Counsel. “Licenses under the DTL patent are available at our standard royalty rate of 0.7%.”

General Patent Corporation represents DTL in the licensing and enforcement of US Patent No. 5,051,799. DTL brought patent infringement lawsuits against Verizon Wireless, Cingular Wireless (now known as AT&T Mobility), T-Mobile, Sprint and other companies. Equipment manufacturers Nokia, Ericsson, Sony-Ericsson, Samsung and LG Electronics have licensed the DTL Patent. Lawsuits are still pending against Verizon, Sprint, Kyocera and other companies. RSA 1 and Mohave Cellular are just two of many cellular service providers that have licensed the DTL patent.

General Patent has now secured 29 licenses for the DTL patent.

About General Patent Corporation

General Patent Corporation, headquartered in Suffern, NY, is a leading intellectual property boutique focusing on patent licensing and patent enforcement. GPC represents patent owners in patent enforcement and assertive licensing matters, and assists patent owners with patent infringement claims and patent litigation on a contingency basis. General Patent also provides IP valuation, IP strategy and technology transfer services. General Patent is the oldest patent enforcement firm in the US and is the managing member of DTL. For more information, visit

About IP Holdings LLC

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