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Patent & Trademark

Trans Video Electronics claims XM Satellite Radio's Xpress, inno and Helix receivers violate its patent, in San Jose Federal Court. Trans Video sued Sirius Satellite Radio in a similar claim involving Sirius' Stiletto 2 Portable Satellite Radio, in San Francisco Federal Court.

Target violates patent on MPEG-2 video compression, Mitsubishi, Samsung, Philips and Columbia University claim in Manhattan Federal Court.

Acticon Technologies claims L-3 Communications ILEX Systems violates patent on a "connector interface and programmable connector," in Manhattan Federal Court.

Miss World Ltd. Claims Phoenix Pyre Productions and Effie Horning violate its trademark to promote competing contests, including "Ms. World" and "Teen Ms. World," in San Diego Federal Court.

SCI Texas Funeral Services, which runs 1,600 funeral operations nationwide, claims Dignified Management Group is violating its trademarked use of the words "dignity" and "affordable," in Houston Federal Court.

Memorial Hermann Hospital System demands Light Flight Air Ambulance's name is too close to Memorial's trademarked "Life Flight," in Houston Federal Court.

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