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M Ship Co. Files Patent Infringement Suit on Its M-Hull Technology.



SAN DIEGO San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay.  -- M Ship Co. announced today that it has filed a patent infringement patent infringement n. the manufacture and/or use of an invention or improvement for which someone else owns a patent issued by the government, without obtaining permission of the owner of the patent by contract, license or waiver.  lawsuit against ICE Marine Ltd., a UK company, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, to enforce M Ship Co.'s patent rights covering its M-hull boat technology. The lawsuit alleges that ICE Marine has infringed M Ship Co.'s U.S. Patent No. 6,250,245, entitled "M-Shaped Boat Hull," and has induced others to infringe the patent in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .

The M-hull, a non-conventional air entrapment entrapment, in law, the instigation of a crime in the attempt to obtain cause for a criminal prosecution. Situations in which a government operative merely provides the occasion for the commission of a criminal act (e.g.  hull design, was invented by M Ship Co.'s founders, Chuck Robinson and Bill Burns. M Ship Co. recently completed its highly successful delivery of the military demonstrator, Stiletto, an 80-foot twin M-hull design. This impressive craft showcases the many benefits of M Ship's air entrapment technology for military operations in littoral littoral /lit·to·ral/ (lit´ah-r'l) pertaining to the shore of a large body of water.

littoral

pertaining to the shore.
 and riverine areas around the world. The military has recognized these shallow water regions as important future battlespaces and is investing in the development of new hull technologies with improved operational capabilities in such areas.

The M-hull's performance capabilities also offer rapid penetration into the commercial and recreational markets. Expansion into these developing markets has been an important element of M Ship's overall business strategy.

M Ship's lead counsel in the lawsuit is Richard A. Clegg of the San Diego law firm Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek. Harvey W. Gurland, Jr., of Duane Morris LLP's Miami office, will be local co-counsel.

About M Ship Co.

M Ship Co. LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.

LLC - Logical Link Control
, of San Diego, California “San Diego” redirects here. For other uses, see San Diego (disambiguation).
San Diego is a coastal Southern California city located in the southwestern corner of the continental United States. As of 2006, the city has a population of 1,256,951.
, is a privately held firm that specializes in designing and implementing innovative maritime technology for the military, commercial and recreational markets. Inventions patented by the firm's founders have redefined naval architecture's approach to achieving improved speed and stability and set new benchmarks for performance on the water. Through its Virtual Shipyard(TM), a proprietary design and construction process, M Ship Co. has applied entrepreneurial practices to achieve the pace of completion and cost efficiency sought by today's military and civilian markets. For more information, go to www.mshipco.com.
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