ITC Narrows Final Order In Microphone Patent Spat

Law360, New York (August 20, 2009, 6:46 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has narrowed an order of exclusion in a final determination against Mems Technology Berhad, which allegedly infringed microtechnology patents held by Knowles Electronics LLC.

The new exclusion order against Malaysia-based Memstech will continue to bar its products from the United States, but will not apply to “products containing the same,” ITC Secretary Marilyn R. Abbott said in an order issued Wednesday.

The order grants a request for reconsideration from Memstech.

Memstech and Knowles have been fighting over patents related to silicon...
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