ITC Moves To Mediate Motorola-Microsoft Import Ban Dispute

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 1:43 PM ET) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday told a Washington federal judge that it has jurisdiction to settle a dispute about the enforcement of an order it issued banning the import of certain Motorola Inc. mobile devices that infringe patents held by Microsoft Corp.

Because of its authority to mediate such disputes under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, the ITC encouraged the court to toss the lawsuit that Microsoft has brought against the U.S. government, which claims that the U.S. Department of Homeland...
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