ITC Finds Sony Infringed Fujifilm Data Patent, Bans Imports

Law360 (March 9, 2018, 2:36 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday found that Sony storage devices used in hospitals and banks infringed a Fujifilm patent on data storage technology and banned imports of such Sony products into the U.S.

After reviewing an administrative law judge’s September ruling, which found that Sony Corp. infringed U.S. Patent Nos. 6,641,891 and 6,767,612, the ITC on Thursday found that the asserted claims of the ‘612 patent were not obvious and that Sony did not infringe Fujifilm Corp.’s patent. Accordingly, it only issued a limited...
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