ITC Rules for Skylink in DMCA Suit Over Garage Door Opener

Law360, New York (December 8, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission refused to block the importation of a garage door remote control produced by Canada’s Skylink Technologies, citing a U.S. District Court decision that found the technology did not violate the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

“It is the Administrative Law Judge's initial determination that the (USITC) Commission has jurisdiction over this matter and Chamberlain's allegation that the respondents violate the DMCA has not been supported as a matter of law, and therefore, there is no basis to issue a temporary enforcement...
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