Why ITC Is Still A Good Venue For Patent Disputes

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 12:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission is the federal agency tasked with investigating violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, which prohibits unfair methods of competition and unfair acts in the importation of articles into the United States.[1] Although the ITC does not have authority to impose monetary sanctions if a violation of Section 337 is found, if it finds during an investigation that certain imported goods would injure a domestic industry or infringe a valid registered intellectual property right, the commission has the...
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