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Gift Card Impressions Granted Sixteen New Patents in 2013

Patents Highlight Company's Commitment to Improving the Total Gift Card Experience

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/03/14 -- Gift Card Impressions, the leading provider of gift card packaging and personalization solutions within the $110 billion gift card industry, was issued 16 patents in 2013 including six Utility Patents, six U.S. Design Patents, and two Foreign Design Patents.

The company's receipt of these patents highlights ongoing investment efforts to invent new engineering and technology that meets consumers' needs for improved gifting experiences and personalization.

"Inventing new and innovative packaging improves the overall gift card experience by adding warmth and a personal touch to the leading gift category that is often viewed as somewhat impersonal," said Brett Glass, President and CEO of Gift Card Impressions. "Our team develops Purposeful Packaging™ to address specific feedback we receive from consumers. We enjoy watching the positive impact our solutions make on the total gift card experience."

The company was issued Utility Patents for the following products (with corresponding patent numbers): Ornament Gift Card Holder (8,474,162), Gift Card Presenter (8,499,478), Wine Tag - Audio Gift Tag for Container Attachment (8,516,726), Gift Card Sleeve (8,443,967), Pull Tab Gift Card Holder (8,595,962), and Popup Gift Card Holder - Cake and Present (8,615,910). The company was also issued U.S. Design Patents for the following products: Transaction Card Packet - Cake Packet (D681,453), Envelope (D681,729), Four Flap Envelope (D685,843), Extendable Card Holder - Cup Slider (D685,635), Transaction Card Holder Assembly - Multipack Complete Assembly (D685,842), and Notebook Card Holder (D687,293); and Foreign Design Patents for the following products: Box Top Holder For Stored Value Cards (002335075-0001) and Envelope (002248997-0001).

Gift Card Impressions has filed over 100 patent applications, with 21 issued to date and has applied to federally register more than 45 trademarks and service marks with 22 issued to date.

About Gift Card Impressions
Gift Card Impressions is a Kansas City based company focused on delivering strategic development, agency creative and packaging solutions for the gift card industry, and personalized messaging solutions for a wide-range of industries. Clients of Gift Card Impressions include most major retailers and most major gift card brands. The company provides leading product solutions for both physical and digital gift cards and messaging delivery. Solutions from Gift Card Impressions make gift-giving and messaging occasions more memorable and personalized by using the latest patented and patent pending technologies. Gift Card Impressions is "Bringing the 'Gift' Back to Gift Cards®" and GCI Digital's platform provides solutions that "Make it Personal. Make it Better™." Visit Gift Card Impressions online at http://alagift.com.

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