337Info - Unfair Import Investigations Information System

Section 337 declares the infringement of certain statutory intellectual property rights and other forms of unfair competition in import trade to be unlawful practices. Most Section 337 investigations involve allegations of patent or registered trademark infringement. Other forms of unfair competition, such as misappropriation of trade secrets, trade dress infringement, passing off, false advertising, and violations of the antitrust laws, may also be asserted.


Recent Complaints

Docket Number: 3058

Investigation Number: 3058

Complainant(s): BASF Corporation UChicago Argonne LLC

Respondent(s): Makita Corporation Makita Corporation of America Makita U.S.A. Inc. Umicore N.V. Umicore USA Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 02/20/2015 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3055

Investigation Number: 3055

Complainant(s): Andrea Electronics Corp.

Respondent(s): ASUS Computer International, Inc. Acer America Corporation Acer, Inc. Asustek Computer, Inc. Dell, Inc. Hewlett-Packard Company Lenovo (United States), Inc Lenovo Group Ltd Lenovo Holding Co., Inc. Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. Toshiba America, Inc. Toshiba Corporation

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 02/09/2015 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3054

Investigation Number: 3054

Complainant(s): LEGO A/S LEGO System A/S LEGO Systems, Inc.

Respondent(s): Best-Lock Construction Toys, Inc. LaRose Industries LLC d/b/a CRA-Z-ART MEGA Brands Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Copyright Infringement Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 02/06/2015 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3053

Investigation Number: 3053

Complainant(s): Andrea Electronics Corp.

Respondent(s): ASUS Computer International, Inc. Acer America Corporation Acer, Inc. Asustek Computer, Inc. Dell, Inc. Hewlett-Packard Company Lenovo (United States), Inc Lenovo Group Ltd Lenovo Holding Co., Inc. Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. Toshiba America, Inc. Toshiba Corporation

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 01/23/2015 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3051

Investigation Number: 947

Complainant(s): Cree, Inc.

Respondent(s): Feit Electric Company, Inc. Feit Electric Company, Inc. Unity Microelectronics, Inc. Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 01/12/2015 Date of Institution: 02/18/2015