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Victor Co. of Japan Ltd., the unprofitable electronics maker known as JVC, has sued CyberLink Corp. and Corel Corp.’s InterVideo, accusing them of infringing five U.S. patents for parental control features on DVD players.

JVC owns four patents related to software that ensures DVD players won’t play certain types of movies and one for fast forwarding. The Kanagawa Prefecture-based company is seeking cash redress and a court order to ban use of its inventions.

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