Recent Changes To ITC Section 337 Litigation

Law360, New York (November 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Section 337 has long been one of the most powerful remedies available to United States patent holders seeking to enjoin the importation of infringing products into the United States. The last decade, and the last year especially, has seen a dramatic increase in the number of Section 337 complaints filed in the International Trade Commission (ITC).

Three relatively recent developments have contributed to this dramatic rise in the importance of the ITC as a forum for patent disputes. This article discusses the reasons for the increase...
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