ITC Clears Amazon, Samsung In Microprocessor Patent Probe

Law360, New York (September 9, 2013, 4:02 PM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled Friday that Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Nintendo Co. Ltd. and several other companies do not import consumer electronics that violate a Technology Properties Ltd. LLC microprocessor patent.

Administrative Law Judge Judge E. James Gildea issued his initial determination, finding that more than a dozen companies do not infringe asserted claims in TPL's patent. The ITC has been investigating TPL's claims that tablets, smartphones, e-readers and other electronics infringe its patent.

The companies initially cleared by Judge Gildea's...
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