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New IPR Infringement Investigation of Sleep Disordered Breathing Systems

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The International Trade Commission has instituted investigation 337-TA-890 to determine whether imports of sleep disordered breathing systems and components thereof are violating Section 337 of the 1930 Tariff Act by reason of patent infringement. Complainants ResMed Corp. and ResMed 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 China and the U.S.

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