ITC To Begin 337 Probe Of Knowles Micromachines

Law360, New York (January 5, 2010, 6:25 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to initiate an investigation into Analog Devices Inc.'s claims that Knowles Electronics LLC imported surface-mount micromachine devices that infringe two Analog patents, having already granted Knowles' request to institute a similar probe into Analog silicon microphone imports.

The ITC announced Thursday that it had decided to pursue the semiconductor maker's Dec. 1 complaint alleging that Itasca, Ill.-based Knowles and its Texas-based distributor Mouser Electronics Inc. violated Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 by importing structures such as...
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