Lutron Files New ITC Action Over Dimmer Switches

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 8:44 PM EDT) -- Lutron Electronics Co. asked the U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday to launch another investigation into imported dimmer switches that allegedly infringe its patents — this time targeting imports from Pass & Seymour Inc. and Elemental LED, among several others.

Lutron called the case a “poster child” for a general exclusion order blocking imports that allegedly infringe on two of its patents, noting that the dimmer switch devices have been the subject of three prior investigations under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 based...
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