Posts Tagged: international trade commission


ITC Has Jurisdiction Over Allegations of Induced Infringement of Method Claims

Reversing the panel en banc, the Federal Circuit found that the ITC does have jurisdiction to issue an exclusion order predicated on induced infringement. Under Chevron step …
9 days ago 0

A 2015 Trade Policy Outlook

With Republicans in control of both Chambers, the Administration may finally get TPA, fast- track negotiating authority for trade agreements that allows the President to negotiate international …
7 months ago 0

The ITC and Excessive Patent Damages Myths

Professor Paul Janicke of the University of Houston Law School conducted a study of all damage verdicts in patent infringement cases between 2005 and 2007. He found no pattern …
1 year ago 0

Undermining Innovation in Health Care is Bad for Patients

Even if one disregards the categorical distinctions between over-ruling the ITC order and foreign compulsory licenses, there are differences in the specifics as well. For example, the …
2 years ago 0

Fighting Patent Trolls is the REAL Solution

Last week ZDNet ran an article about how Kaspersky Lab took on and prevailed against Lodsys, one of the more notorious patent trolls operating presently. Lodsys first …
2 years ago 54

Patent Business: Litigation, Deals & Licenses – September 2013

Universal Electronics sues Peel Technologies over remote control patents ----- GigOptix and MACOM settle patent infringement and trade secret/employment disputes ----- Nintendo prevails at ITC on …
2 years ago 0

Cypress Semiconductor Vows to Fight Despite ITC Loss

Cypress intends to vigorously pursue its two pending district court lawsuits against GSI, which include three of the patents asserted in the ITC investigation and seven additional …
2 years ago 0

Will President Obama Come to Apple’s Rescue?

If the President disapproves of the ruling for policy reasons he has the authority to nullify the determination. The statute specifically explains that upon disapproval of the …
2 years ago 8

White House Task Force on High-Tech Patent Issues

Today the White House announced major steps to improve incentives for future innovation in high tech patents, a key driver of economic growth and good paying American …
2 years ago 21

House Subcommittee Pursues Answers to Litigation Abuses by Patent Assertion Entities

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on March 14, 2013, heard from six witnesses that the business of "patent assertion entities" (PAEs) is inflicting …
2 years ago 1

ITC Judge Says Microsoft Xbox Does Not Infringe Motorola Patent

On Friday, March 22, 2013, Administrative Law Judge David P. Shaw of the United States International Trade Commission issued a remand determination relating to the investigation instituted by the …
2 years ago 1

ITC to Review Google’s Claims of Patent Infringement by Apple

After examining the record of the investigation the Commission decided to review the ALJ's determination with respect to the claim construction of the phrase¬†"touch sensitive input …
3 years ago 0