ITC Dings Griffin For Mobile Device Case Infringement

Law360, New York (July 2, 2012, 3:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday said that Griffin Technology Inc. has infringed Otter Products LLC's patent covering protective cases used for mobile devices, announcing that Griffin's iPad and iPhone cases are suspect.

The ITC said in a notice that Administrative Law Judge Theodore R. Essex issued an initial determination that Griffin has violated Section 337 of the Tariff Act by importing a pair of infringing protective cases for Apple Inc. products — Griffin's Survivor and Explorer cases, used to protect Apple's iPad 2 and...
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