Cable Connector Co. Wins Patent Challenge In CIT

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 8:08 PM EST) -- The Court of International Trade on Friday ruled Corning Gilbert Inc.'s coaxial cable connectors were improperly excluded from entry in the U.S., saying the products don't infringe a rival's patent.

Judge Leo M. Gordon granted Corning Gilbert's motion for summary judgment, saying the product falls outside the scope of a patent held by John Mezzalingua Associates Inc., doing business as PPC. In the court's slip opinion, CIT ordered U.S. Customs and Border Protection to admit the previously excluded Corning Gilbert products into the U.S.

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