ITC Noninfringement Ruling Sticks In PPC Cable Spat

Law360, New York (July 14, 2010, 2:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has refused to reconsider its decision to overturn a finding that four Chinese companies infringe a PPC Inc. design patent covering coaxial cables, though two other patents remain at play in the case.

The ITC on Monday rejected PPC’s bid for a review of an administrative law judge’s May remand determination that no Section 337 violation occurred in relation to one of the petitioner's coaxial cable patents because the company failed to show that a domestic industry existed.

“Having examined the...
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