ITC To Probe Graco Stroller, Playpen Patent Claims

Law360, New York (March 1, 2011, 5:41 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission agreed Tuesday to investigate Graco Children's Products Inc. claims that rival Baby Trend Inc. imports strollers and playpens that infringe five patents.

The ITC voted to look into strollers and playards, also known as playpens, imported from China that allegedly infringe the Graco patents-in-suit.

The petitioner is seeking exclusion and cease-and-desist orders against Ontario, Calif.-based Baby Trend. The case will now go to an administrative law judge at the ITC, and the agency will set a target date to complete its...
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