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Universal Electronics Files Patent Lawsuit Against Universal Remote Control

Universal Electronics Inc. (UEIC: Quote) announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Universal Remote Control, Inc. for patent infringement. Universal Electronics seeks an injunction in addition to monetary damages.

In this lawsuit, Universal Electronics asserts infringement by Universal Remote Control of United States Patent No. 5,414,426, entitled "Favorite Key Macro Command and Chained Macro Command in a Remote Control;" United States Patent No. 5,568,367, entitled "Remote Control with Key Lighting;" United States Patent No. 5,614,906, entitled "Method For Selecting a Remote Control Command Set;" and United States Patent No. 6,587,067 B2, entitled "Universal Remote Control with Macro Command Capabilities."

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