ITC Gets Creative To Limit NPE Access Under Section 337
April 2, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT
Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT) -- The United States International Trade Commission is the administrative agency tasked with administering 19 U.S.C. § 1337, commonly known as Section 337. That statute makes it unlawful, among other unfair acts, to import any article into the United States that infringes a valid and enforceable U.S. intellectual property right.
As an international trade statute, Section 337 requires a complainant to prove it has a "domestic industry" related to the intellectual property being asserted, making it an essential element of a Section 337 violation. Historically, complainants...
Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.