General Patent Corporation Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit with Weichert

Weichert Takes a License under the Data Distribution Technologies Patent

Suffern, N.Y. – July 3, 2012 − General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, Data Distribution Technologies LLC (DDT), that it settled a patent infringement lawsuit against Weichert Lead Network, Inc. (WLN). As part of the settlement, WLN took a license on the DDT patent, the terms and conditions of which are confidential.

“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 Data Distribution Technologies LLC v. Weichert Lead Network, Inc. (2:12-cv-04149), filed in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on July 6, 2012. The patent-in-suit is U.S. Patent No. 6,529,908 titled “Web-Updated Database with Record Distribution by Email.”

About General Patent Corporation

General Patent Corporation, headquartered in Suffern, N.Y., is a leading 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 Data Distribution Technologies LLC. For more information, visit

About Data Distribution Technologies LLC

Data Distribution Technologies LLC is the owner of U.S. Patent No. 6,529,908 titled “Web-Updated Database with Record Distribution by Email.” DDT is a subsidiary of – and is managed by – General Patent Corporation. A non-exclusive license under this patent is available on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms. For licensing terms, please contact GPC’s Director of Licensing, Kathlene Ingham, at (845) 368-4000 x107. For more information, please visit