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Patent & Trademark

MHL Tek claims General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Volvo, Saturn, Land Rover and Mercedes Benz violate three of its patents on electronic tire pressure sensors, in Marshall, Texas, Federal Court.

Gallup Inc. claims Business Research Bureau dba Gallup Pakistan and Ijaz Shafi Gilani are using its "Gallup" trademark without permission, in San Francisco Federal Court.

Boise State University, whose blue football field turf is a school symbol, claims Anytime Bail Bonds dba violates trademark by selling blue turf towels and T-shirts at home games without BSU's permission, in Boise Federal Court.

Datalogic Scanning claims in Eugene, Ore., Federal Court that Metrologic Instruments swiped trade secrets; both sell bar code scanning products.

Bang Zoom Design says KB Toys' radio controlled somersault car, the Turbo Twister, violates its patented "toy vehicle with movable front end," in Cincinnati Federal Court.

DataQuill claims High Tech Computer Corp. violates its patents on mobile handsets, in San Diego Federal Court.

The StayWell Co. claims InterFit Health violates its trademark by using the phrase "Stay Well" in its ads, in Houston Federal Court.

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