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Patent Office Issues Reexamination Certificate for Card Activation Patent

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Chicago, IL -- Card Activation Technologies (Pink Sheets: CDVT) today said that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Reexamination Certificate in the reexamination proceeding involving Card Activation Technology’s U.S. Patent number 6,032,859, confirming the patentability of most of the claims examined in the proceeding.

Mr. Bob Kite, President and CEO of Card Activation, stated, "The favorable rulings that Card Activation has received through the courts and the United States Patent and Trademark Office has encouraged us to continue to pursue licensing deals with infringing retailers."

About Card Activation Technologies Inc.

Card Activation Technologies, Inc. is a Chicago-based company that owns the patent rights to a proprietary payment transaction method used for processing gift cards and other debit purchase transactions. The company is actively seeking to license its patent to the thousands of current users and believes that many retailers, gas stations, phone companies and others that utilize those stored value cards, such as gift and debit cards, infringe its patent. As a result, the company is aggressively pursuing litigation against these infringers.

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Certain statements in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements may be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "future," "may," "will," "would," "should," "plan," "projected," "intend," and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Card Activation Technologies, Inc. (the Company) to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company's future operating results are dependent upon many factors, including but not limited to the Company's ability to: (i) defend its patent; (ii) build the management and human resources and infrastructure necessary to support the growth of its business; (iii) competitive factors and developments beyond the Company's control; and (iv) other risk factors discussed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available for review at under "Search for Company Filings."

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