ITC Probing Ergonomic Keyboard Support Complaint

Law360, New York (March 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation into ergonomic office-equipment maker Humanscale Corp.'s claim that CompX International Inc. is importing and distributing keyboard support systems that infringe a Humanscale patent.

The ITC said on Monday that it had voted to institute the investigation based on New York City-based Humanscale's Feb. 10 complaint, which targeted CompX International and its Canadian subsidiary CompX Waterloo and alleged violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

Humanscale asked the ITC for an exclusion order barring “infringing...
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