Posts Tagged: "ITC"

Nite Ize files Section 337 complaint with ITC over patent-infringing mobile device mounts made in China

In early October, mobile hardware developer Nite Ize of Boulder, CO, filed a Section 337 patent infringement complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). The complaint alleges that 32 Chinese respondents, some of which are in Hong Kong’s jurisdiction, and eight U.S. entities are infringing upon patents held by Nite Ize in the field of mobile electronic device holders… The accused products are generally sold through e-commerce website portals like, and In at least some cases, the accused products, which are sold by entities other than Nite Ize, are inscribed with the Steelie brand name.

U.S. ITC recommends exclusion order for radiotherapy and cancer treatment technologies

A complaint regarding Elekta’s radiotherapy and cancer treatment technologies was filed by Palo Alto, CA-based Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) in September 2015. The complaint alleged that Elekta violated 19 U.S.C. § 337 which governs penalties for unfair practices in import trade. Varian alleged that Elekta’s medical systems infringe upon a series of six U.S. patents held by Varian.

Qualcomm targets Chinese smartphone maker Meizu with complaints at ITC, foreign courts

American semiconductor giant Qualcomm has been taking actions in recent months against a Chinese smartphone developer whose stature has been on the rise. In a press release dated October 14th, Qualcomm announced that it had filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) against Meizu, a portable electronics manufacturer founded in 2003 and headquartered in the Chinese city of Zhuhai. Along with the ITC complaint, Qualcomm also filed a patent infringement action against Meizu in Germany’s Mannheim Regional Court and initiated a infringement-seizure action in France to begin collecting evidence for a potential future patent infringement action in that company.