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New IPR Infringement Investigation of Mobile Phones

Monday, June 24, 2013
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The International Trade Commission has instituted investigation 337-TA-885 to determine whether imports of certain portable electronic communications devices, including mobile phones and components thereof, are violating Section 337 of the 1930 Tariff Act by reason of patent infringement. Complainants Nokia Corporation and Nokia Inc. request that after this investigation the ITC issue a limited exclusion order, which would direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to prohibit the entry of the infringing products into the U.S., and cease and desist orders, which would require the named respondents to cease actions that violate Section 337, including selling infringing imported articles out of U.S. inventory. The respondents in this investigation are located in Taiwan and the U.S.

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