Waterloo Off The Hook In Keyboard Support Fight

By Brendan Pierson (July 9, 2010, 5:53 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that Waterloo Furniture Components Ltd. keyboard support systems do not infringe a Humanscale Corp. patent, ending its probe into the alleged infringement.

The ITC issued a notice Friday of its final determination that CompX International Inc. subsidiary Waterloo didn't violate Section 337 of the Trade Act and that it would close the investigation.

In April, the ITC affirmed an administrative law judge's finding of noninfringement as to most of the accused Waterloo products, but agreed to review a finding of infringement for certain products.

At issue in the case were two types of Waterloo...

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