Phone Case Maker Targets Alibaba, Others In ITC Patent Case

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 3:25 PM EDT) -- Smartphone case maker Speck Products asked the U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday to launch an investigation into Ltd. and a slew of other companies that it claims are ripping off its patented design for protective device cases.

Speck — the market name of Speculative Product Design Inc. — says the Chinese e-commerce giant and 14 other foreign and domestic entities have been violating Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 by importing mobile device cases that infringe its U.S. Patent Number 8,204,561....
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