ITC Blocks Imports Of Mexican Caskets

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 3:14 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has barred Mexico's Ataudes Aguilares SRL from importing caskets into the U.S. that infringe five patents for special drawers and ornamental attachments held by Batesville Services Inc.

Ataudes Aguilares was found in default by the commission in September, the ITC noted Monday when it issued the limited exclusion order.

The order set an importation bond of 100 percent of the value of any caskets imported within the next 60 days, during the time the Obama administration is allotted to review the...
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