Seiko Epson Cheers ITC Ruling

Law360, New York (April 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has given Japan’s Seiko Epson Corp. a favorable ruling in its bid to stop 24 international companies from importing allegedly infringing products into the United States, the company said Wednesday.

The preliminary ITC ruling was a significant boost for the world's number-two ink jet printer manufacturer. It asked the Washington, D.C.-based ITC to investigate the companies in February 2006.

Seiko Epson’s first success in the dispute came in November 2006, when it resolved patent infringement lawsuits with six of 24 defendants...
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