Category Archives: International Trade Commission

Cisco Systems, Inc. v. ITC / Arista Networks, Inc. v. ITC

Docket Nos. 2016-2563, -2539 REYNA, SCHALL, WALLACH September 27, 2017 Brief summary: ITC decision that Arista’s importation of switches lacking software infringed (induced and contributory) Cisco’s patents affirmed. Summary: This decision relates to the ITC’s § 337 investigation based on … Continue reading

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Rivera et al. v. International Trade Commission and Solofill, LLC (Intervenor)

Docket No. 2016-1841 REYNA, LINN, CHEN May 23, 2017 Brief Summary: ITC decision of no § 337 violation because the asserted claims to a beverage brewer are invalid for lack of written description affirmed. Summary: Rivera appealed ITC holding that … Continue reading

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Suprema, Inc. et al. v. International Trade Commission et al.

Docket No. 2012-1170 En banc opinion (REYNA), DYK(d), O’MALLEY/PROST/LOURIE/DYK (d) August 10, 2015 Revised Sept. 14, 2015: affirmed ITC findings of no infringement of US 7,277,562, infringement of US 5,900,993, and that Appellants failed to prove invalidity of the ‘993 … Continue reading

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X2Y Attenuators, LLC v. International Trade Commission and Intel Corp. et al.

Docket Nos. 2013-1340 MOORE, REYNA, WALLACH July 7, 2014 Brief Summary: ITC claim construction affirmed based on disavowel in specification that disputed limitation is “an essential element”. Summary: X2Y appealed ITC final determination that Intel did not violate 19 USC … Continue reading

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Motiva, LLC v. International Trade Commission and Nintendo Co., Ltd. et al.

Docket No. 2012-1252 NEWMAN, PROST, O’MALLEY May 13, 2013 Summary: Motiva appealed ITC decision that Nintendo’s importation of its Wii video game system did not violate § 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 because “a domestic industry does not … Continue reading

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TianRui Group Company Ltd. et al. v. ITC, et al.

Docket No. 2010-1395 BRYSON, SCHALL, MOORE October 11, 2011 Subject matter: trade secret, ITC jurisdiction Brief summary: ITC may investigate foreign activities to prove an element of a misappropriation claim under 19 U.S.C. § 1337. TianRui appealed ITC determination that … Continue reading

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