ITC Plan For Faster Patent Redesign Reviews Yet To Catch On

Law360, New York (September 15, 2015, 1:34 PM EDT) -- Six months after the U.S. International Trade Commission launched a pilot program creating an expedited process for determining whether redesigned products are covered by exclusion orders in patent cases, the program has yet to be used, but it could be a helpful tool in some cases, attorneys say.

When a product is found to infringe by the ITC and an exclusion order is issued barring imports, companies often design around the patent in an effort to ensure the product no longer infringes and can enter the U.S. In the past, the ITC's process of reviewing whether the redesigned products are covered...

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