ITC Probing Ericsson's IP Claims Against Samsung Devices

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 6:58 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission said Thursday that it would probe Ericsson Inc.'s claims that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. violated U.S. trade law by selling or importing smartphones, televisions and tablet computers that allegedly infringe numerous Ericsson patents.

The ITC voted to launch an investigation based on a Nov. 30 complaint filed by Plano, Texas-based Ericsson and Sweden-based Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, which claimed violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 and sought a limited exclusion order barring the allegedly infringing products from coming...
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