Murata Seeks ITC Probe Of Samsung Capacitor Imports

Law360, New York (October 3, 2009, 11:06 AM EDT) -- Murata Electronics North America Inc. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate whether two subsidiaries of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have been importing electronic components into the country that infringe four of its patents covering ceramic capacitors.

Murata and its manufacturing arm, Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., filed a petition Thursday seeking a probe into electronic products imported by Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co. Ltd. and Samsung Electro-Mechanics America Inc. that allegedly infringe three patents related to ceramic capacitors and one that relates more specifically to low...
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