ITC Denies Epistar Request To Stop Ban Of LEDs

Law360, New York (August 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has denied Taiwanese company Epistar Corp.'s request to stay an exclusion order, a ruling which a Royal Philips Electronics unit said sets the stage for a ban on the import of light-emitting diodes.

However, an Epistar attorney said the ruling should have little effect on a stay order issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which is still in effect.

The ITC last week denied Epistar's motion to stay the commission's exclusion order barring the importation of...
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