Dell, Kyocera, Funai Hit With Remote Control IP Suit

Law360, New York (November 15, 2010, 6:34 PM EST) -- Man Machine Interface Technologies LLC has accused Dell Inc., Kyocera International Inc. and Funai Corp. Inc. of infringing a patent for an improved remote control device.

Man Machine asserts claims 1, 8 and 17 of U.S. Patent Number 6,069,614 in a complaint filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The complaint was lodged by Robert A. Schroeder and Elizabeth Swanson of Sheldon Mak & Anderson PC.

Torrance, Calif.-based Man Machine claims Funai and Dell sold remote controls and Kyocera sold...
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