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New IPR Infringement Investigation of Computer Cables and Chargers

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The International Trade Commission has instituted investigation 337-TA-975 to determine whether imports of computer cables, chargers, adapters, peripheral devices, and packaging containing same are violating Section 337 of the 1930 Tariff Act by reason of trademark infringement.

Complainant Belkin International Inc. requests that after this investigation the ITC issue a general or limited exclusion order, which would direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to prohibit the entry of 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 China.

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