ITC To Study If Exclusion Orders Stop Infringing Imports

Law360, New York (April 8, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission will examine how effective its exclusion orders, issued after one party is found to be violating another's intellectual property rights, are at blocking infringing products from being imported to the U.S., the commission said Monday.

The ITC said it intended to survey parties that filed section 337 complaints and obtained exclusion orders. The data will be used to determine if products subject to those orders have been barred from entering the U.S. as intended, the agency said.

The survey will be...
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