ALJ Wants $30M In Penalties In ITC Ink Cartridge Spat

Law360, New York (April 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission administrative law judge has recommended that China's NineStar Technology Co. Ltd., a U.S. NineStar unit and Town Sky Inc. be held liable for $20.5 million and Mipo International and Mipo America for 9.7 million in civil penalties for violations of a cease-and-desist orders issued in an ink cartridge case brought by Seiko Epson Corp.

Chief Administrative Law Judge Paul J. Luckern issued his enforcement initial determination on Friday. The determination will become final in 60 days unless the commission orders that...
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