First, a little background for those unfamiliar with the wonderful world of the International Trade Commission (ITC).
Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. § 1337) prohibits “unfair methods of competition and unfair acts in the importation of articles … into the Unites States,” including the importation of articles that infringe various types of intellectual property. Companies can file complaints in the ITC and administrative law judges oversee the investigations. … More