Trek 2000 Targets Kingston, Others Over USB Devices

Law360, New York (June 15, 2011, 3:16 PM EDT) -- Trek 2000 International Ltd. asked the U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday to investigate whether several thumb drive manufacturers — including Kingston Technology Co. Inc. — import devices that infringe four of the Singapore-based company's patents.

The company, along with its Trek Technology Pte. Ltd. and S-Com System Pte. Ltd. units, lodged a complaint with the regulator seeking an exclusion order to keep USB portable storage devices made by six rival companies from being imported into the U.S.

Trek maintains it was the first company to...
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