The International Trade Commission has recently announced the following actions in intellectual property rights infringement investigations. For more information on pursuing or mitigating IPR-related import restrictions, please contact Lee Sandler at (305) 894-1000.


Body contouring devices – new IPR infringement complaint filed on non-invasive aesthetic body-contouring devices, components thereof, and methods of using same (complainant BTL Industries Inc.; proposed respondents located in Ireland, Germany, and the U.S.)


Electronic candles – institution of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1212 of electronic candle products and components thereof (complainant The Sterno Group Companies LLC and Sterno Home Inc.; respondents located in China and the U.S.)


LED products – institution of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1213 of light-emitting diode products, fixtures, and components thereof (complainant Ideal Industries Lighting LLC d/b/a Cree Lighting; respondent located in the U.S.)


Vaporizers – institution of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1211 of vaporizer cartridges and components thereof (complainant Juul Labs Inc., respondents located in China and the U.S.)

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