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Fed. Circ.’s Suprema Ruling Seals ITC Loopholes, Attys Say

Law360, New York (August 10, 2015, 10:09 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit determined on Monday that the International Trade Commission does have the authority to police induced infringement claims, a move intellectual property attorneys say reduces the ability of importers to circumvent the commission and bring infringing products into the U.S.

The Federal Circuit's majority decision reversed a precedential 2013 ruling in which a panel of the court found that Section 337 of the Tariff Act covers only products that directly infringe U.S. patents at the time of importation. (Credit: AP) In Suprema Inc. et al. v. International Trade Commission, a split Federal Circuit ruled that the ITC has the...

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