ITC Will Probe Claims Satellite Co. Violated Settlement

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission said Friday it would look into allegations that DeLorme InReach LLC breached a consent agreement with BriarTek IP Inc. by continuing to import goods that infringe a satellite tracking patent. 

The trade body launched a formal enforcement investigation after BriarTek complained last month that DeLorme broke its promise not to import two-way global satellite communication devices that utilize BriarTek's patented satellite-tracking technology, according to a notice in Friday's Federal Register.

Notably, BriarTek lodged its enforcement complaint against DeLorme just days after...
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