ITC Import Bans In IP Cases Need Overhaul, White House Told

Law360, New York (July 23, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission's import bans in patent cases do not provide enough information about what they cover, so enforcement procedures are unpredictable and must be revamped, intellectual property groups and companies told the White House on Friday.

In response to a request for comments last month by U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Victoria Espinel about how to improve the current system, the Intellectual Property Owners Association, Motorola Mobility Inc. and others outlined a litany of complaints about how ITC exclusion orders are enforced by...
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