Funai Sues Customs To Keep Banned DTVs Out Of US

Law360, New York (September 2, 2009, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Funai Electric Co. Ltd. and Funai Corporation Inc. have sued the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to stop it from allowing certain patented digital television products into the country, alleging violation of a limited exclusion order issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Rather than enforcing the ITC order, which is the subject of review before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Customs has issued a ruling holding that certain DTVs do not violate the exclusion order, according to the complaint...
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