By Hala Mourad and Jay Reiziss on Oct 22, 2020
Posted In Patents, Technology
The US International Trade Commission (ITC) denied a proposed respondent’s request to use the early disposition program to determine whether a complainant met the domestic industry requirement in a Section 337 investigation. The ITC concluded that the issues proposed for resolution were too complex to be decided within 100 days of institution because significant third-party...
Non-Respondent’s Product Cannot Be Adjudicated for Infringement in Context of General Exclusion Order
By Hala Mourad and Jay Reiziss on Oct 15, 2020
Posted In Patents
The US International Trade Commission issued a general exclusion order (GEO) excluding from entry into the United States products infringing patents directed to luxury vinyl tile, but vacated findings in the Initial Determination (ID) adjudicating infringement for products belonging to entities not named as respondents in the investigation. The Commission explained that a finding should...