Cato Senior Fellow Dan Pearson is the author of today’s Cato Online Forum essay, which explains the value and limitations of the International Trade Commission’s economic assessments of trade agreements. Too often, parties opposed to trade liberalization misappropriate the estimates in ways that raise doubts about the integrity of the models. Show More Summary
Suprema v. ITC (Suprema III) (On remand from the en banc decision) (non-precedential) In August, 2015, the Federal Circuit released an en banc decision in Suprema v. International Trade Commission holding that the USITC has power to stop infringing imports if those imports are being used to induce infringement of a patent method of use. […]
Shares of networker Arista Networks (ANET) today declined by $1.49, or 2%, to close at $62.97, as analysts gauged the impact of an adverse recommendation last week by staff of the International Trade Commission in the lawsuit brought against the company by rival Cisco Systems (CSCO) alleging patent infringement. Show More Summary
The U.S. International Trade Commission declined to block the import of Microsoft devices.
Remember the heady days of August 2007, when the iPhone had barely reached store shelves and the Nokia N95 was all the rage? The US International Trade Commission sure does. After reviewing an 8-year-long case, the ITC has ruled that Nokia's phones (now Microsoft's) don't infringe on InterDigital patents covering 3G cellular technology. Show More Summary
Microsoft escaped what could have been a harmful ban on its devices as the U.S. International Trade Commission decided not to block the import of Microsoft's smartphones into the U.S. Microsoft lost a patent case against InterDigital in April when it was found to be infringing on two patents. Show More Summary
Microsoft's smartphones can continued to be imported and sold in the US, according to a ruling this week by the U.S. International Trade Commission. Their decision overturned a previous ruling by a judge in April, who stated Microsoft had violated two patents owned by InterDigital.
Just as Microsoft must be gearing up for the launch of the Microsoft Cityman and Talkman in USA the company managed to overturn a looming import ban on its smartphone hardware. Yesterday the U.S. International Trade Commission declined to block the import of Microsoft’s handsets after an earlier April ruling by a trade judge had […]
By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp avoided a potentially costly setback to its mobile phone business on Friday as the U.S. International Trade Commission declined to block the import of its devices in a longstanding patent dispute. The decision rejected a ruling in April by a U.S. trade judge who found that […]
by Dennis Crouch In Suprema, Inc. v. USITC (en banc), the Federal Circuit sitting en banc has overturned the prior-panel decision – now holding that the US International Trade Commission (USITC) has the power to issue an exclusion order to block importation based upon an inducement theory of infringement — even though the imported products themselves […]
Next Tuesday, August 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will hear oral argument in ClearCorrect Operating, LLC v. International Trade Commission, a case that nominally involves a cease-and-desist order the International Trade Commission (ITC) imposed on a data file that contained a digital model of crooked [...]
The United States International Trade Commission issued a split 3-3 ruling on a petition regarding Chinese tires filed by the United Steel Workers under U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) laws. That means that — in all likelihood — the United States will put tariffs or other controls on tires imported from China. Show More Summary
The US International Trade Commission states that recent imports of Chinese automobile tires have been flooding the US market at unfair prices while undermining the American tire industry.
The International Trade Commission split 3–3 on a complaint by the United Steel Workers about tire imports from China — which means that the U.S. will slap taxes on those imports. Daniel Ikenson explains that U.S. tiremakers don’t want...Show More Summary
In a 3-to-3 vote today, the U.S. International Trade Commission determined that the domestic industry producing passenger car and light truck tires was materially injured by reason of dumped and subsidized imports from China. Wait, what? ...Show More Summary
Moderator: F. Scott Kieff, US International Trade Commission and George Washington University Panelists: Stephen Haber, Hoover Institution and Stanford University: Good policy making starts with good research. Literature on patenting...Show More Summary
Senator Ron Wyden wants the government to track imports of e-cigarettes more closely. Specifically, he has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to create a specific reporting category for e-cigarette imports, which are notShow More Summary
by Dennis Crouch A discussion of Lelo v. USITC and Standard Innovation Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2015): The US International Trade Commission (USITC) provides an alternate/additional forum for asserting patent rights. Unlike district court, the...Show More Summary
ITC judge rules in favor of angry troll A judge with the US International Trade Commission has ruled that Microsoft's Nokia handsets violate patents held by trolling outfit "non-practicing entity" InterDigital, adding to the software giant's ongoing woes in the mobile phone arena.…
A judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled today that Microsoft's smartphones, formerly made by Nokia, infringe on two patents owned by a company called InterDigital.