ITC Won't Review Ricoh Loss In Printer Patent Spat

Law360, New York (May 24, 2010, 5:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has refused to review an initial determination invalidating a claim of one Ricoh Co. Ltd. patent in its action accusing two Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd. units of infringing five multifunction printer patents.

The ITC issued a notice Friday declining to take a second look at an administrative law judge's May 4 decision granting the Oki unit's bid for summary determination of invalidity as to Claim 3 of U.S. Patent Number 6,388,771 while denying the respondent's request for summary determination of...
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