UPI Asks Fed. Circ. To Overturn ITC's Consent Order
By Brian Mahoney
Law360, Washington (December 2, 2013, 8:04 PM EST) -- UPI Semiconductor Corp. urged the Federal Circuit on Monday to overturn a ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission, which found the company had violated a stipulated import ban on patent-infringing products, while a panel pressed the company on why it was contesting the consent order to which it had already agreed.
UPI attorney Steven M. Levitan told a three-judge panel that the ITC had wrongly construed a consent order to apply to so-called downstream products containing the company’s microchips as the order pertains only to uPI-produced...