Chrysler Asks ITC To Probe Counterfeit Jeep Imports

Law360, New York (May 18, 2010, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Chrysler Group LLC has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate whether a group of Chinese manufacturers and American dealers is importing vehicles that infringe a design patent.

Chrysler filed its complaint Friday in the ITC, accusing the proposed respondents — Xingyue Group Co. Ltd. and three affiliates, along with Shanghai Tandem Industrial Co. Ltd., Excalibur Motorsports, Boat N RV Supercenter, Vehicles Online Inc. and Recon Cycles — of importing vehicles that infringe U.S. Patent Number D513,395 in violation of Section 337 of the Tariff...
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