By Jason Rantanen Motiva, LLC v. International Trade Commission and Nintendo Co., Ltd. (Fed. Cir. 2013) Download 12-1252.Opinion.5-9-2013.1 Panel: Newman, Prost (author), O'Malley In order to bring a section 337 action in the International Trade Commission to prevent the importation...
A recurrent theme here on Techdirt is the lack of transparency when international agreements and treaties are being drawn up. That's increasingly recognized not just as problematic, but simply unacceptable in an age when the Internet...Show More Summary
Nintendo did not infringe on patents held by Motiva LLC in making the Wii controller, the United States Court of Appeals has ruled. In January, the International Trade Commission said that Motiva was only using its motion control patents to sue, and ruled in favor of the Nintendo. Show More Summary
Nokia Inc. has called on a former U.S. senator and three of her colleagues at Alston & Bird in Washington to help it with the U.S. International Trade Commission, according to lobbying registration paperwork filed with Congress on Monday. The...
REDMOND, Wash., May 13, 2013 – The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld Nintendo’s victory in a patent infringement case brought by Motiva, LLC against Nintendo at the International Trade Commission. The Court of Appeals agreed with the ITC that Motiva had failed to satisfy the agency’s domestic industry requirement. Show More Summary
The U.S. International Trade Commission has thrown out the last patent-in-suit remaining in the original complaint against Apple from Google’s Motorola Mobility in Oct. 2010. A Motorola patent for a “sensor controlled user interface for portable communication device” was found invalid. Show More Summary
The United States International Trade Commission on Monday evening ruled that Apple’s iPhone does not infringe on technology Google gained when it acquired Motorola Mobility in 2011. The company had been seeking an import ban against the iPhone 4 because it allegedly uses Motorola’s protected technology. Show More Summary
Good morning. News: Google said Apple violated six of its patents with the iPhone. The U.S. International Trade Commission disagrees. Are investors treating Tim Cook the same way they treat Steve Ballmer? Nick Wingfield points out that Microsoft has been able to grow profits and revenues under Ballmer, but the stock hasn't moved. Show More Summary
Apple has won the last of six patent infringement claims filed by Motorola, after the US International Trade Commission agreed with Apple that the patent was invalid for ‘lack of novelty’, aka being too obvious. When you lift your iPhone to your face to make or receive a call, the touchscreen is disabled to prevent accidental [...]
The U.S. International Trade Commission has found no evidence that Apple infringed on a Motorola Mobility patent covering a touchscreen function. The finding ends an investigation that began in November 2010 when Motorola petitioned the ITC to ban imports of Apple products because they allegedly infringed a handful of Motorola patents. Show More Summary
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has officially ruled in favor of Apple against Google’s Motorola Mobility in a patent case that began in 2010. The last patent Motorola was using to sue Apple for infringement has been ruled invalid by the ITC. Motorola sued Apple for allegedly violating six of its patents three years [...]Show More Summary
The US International Trade Commission has sided with Apple (PDF) in a patent lawsuit brought by Google and Motorola Mobility that challenged a proximity sensor feature on the iPhone 4,... Keep reading ?
The U.S International Trade Commission today upheld an initial ruling that determined a patent held by Motorola pertaining to proximity sensors used in cell phones to be invalid. The decision means Apple is free of guilt in the case brought against it by Motorola, which accused the iPhone maker of violating said patent. Show More Summary
If Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility was supposed to help defend the Android ecosystem against patent challenges, it hasn't panned out very well. In a Monday ruling, the U.S. International Trade Commission threw...Show More Summary
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday ended a two and a half year patent suit leveraged by Motorola against Apple, throwing out the the case as the last patent-in-suit was found to be invalid.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc did not violate a Google patent to make iPhones, the U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday.
By Dennis Crouch Duvall v. Kenyon & Kenyon (D.D.C. 2013) In 1990, ITC Chief Judge Donald Duvall published his treatise titled Unfair Competition and the ITC: Actions Before the International Trade Commission under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of...
The family of the late Donald Duvall, former chief administrative law judge for the International Trade Commission, filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a Washington law firm yesterday accusing the firm of unlawfully taking credit for Duvall's work. Duvall's widow,...
By Dennis Crouch The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) is a US-based agency tasked with the goal of protecting US domestic industry against improper foreign competition. The law provides that one form of improper foreign competition is the unauthorized...
The U.S. Congress should limit the ability of patent holders that don't make products to file infringement complaints at the U.S. International Trade Commission because of a huge increase in cases there, representatives of some companies told lawmakers Tuesday. Show More Summary