ITC To Probe Panasonic, Others In New 337 Case

Law360, New York (March 29, 2010, 7:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission said Monday it had agreed to investigate Freescale Semiconductor Inc.’s complaint claiming certain chipsets and products containing them, including those made by Panasonic Corp. and Funai Electric Co. and sold by Wal-Mart Stores Inc., infringe its intellectual property.

The ITC reported that its commissioners had voted to look into possible violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

Freescale’s complaint, filed March 1, accuses the respondents of infringing the claims of three of its patents by making and/or selling...
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