ITC Opens Inquiry Into Dual Access Luggage Locks

Law360, New York (October 20, 2009, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Following a complaint by Safe Skies LLC, the U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to launch an investigation into whether 20 Asian and European companies have broken the law by importing airport security-friendly luggage locks that allegedly infringe two patents.

The ITC announced Oct. 15 that it had voted to look into alleged violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 related to certain dual access locks and products containing the locks.

Safe Skies, which filed its complaint in September, is seeking to have...
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