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: 3411

Investigation Number: 3411

Complainant(s): SK Battery America, Inc. SK Innovation Co., Ltd.

Respondent(s): LG Chem Michigan Inc. LG Chem, Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 09/03/2019 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3409

Investigation Number: 3409

Complainant(s): Knowles Corporation Knowles Electronics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. Knowles Electronics, LLC

Respondent(s): Advanced Affordable Hearing, LLC Bellsing Corporation Campfire Audio, LLC Clear Tune Monitors, Inc. Dongguan Bellsing Precision Device Co., Ltd. Dongguan Xinyao Electronics Industrial Co., Ltd. d/b/a Fidue Acoustics GN Hearing A/S GN Hearing Care Corp. Guangzhou FiiO Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. Hearing Direct Ltd. Jerry Harvey Audio LLC Liang Li (a/k/a Ryan Li) Magic Dynamics, LLC d/b/a MagicEar Magnatone Hearing Aid Corporation d/b/a Persona Medical and InEarz Audio Shanghai Mingshi Automation Technology Co., Ltd. a/k/a Shanghai MS Automation Technology Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Bellsing Acoustic Technology Co., Ltd. Soundlink Co., Ltd. Suzhou Bellsing Acoustic Technology Co., Ltd. Suzhou Mingshi Intelligent Manufacturing Technology Co., Ltd. a/k/a Suzhou MS Intelligent Manufacturing Technology Co., Ltd. a/k/a Suzhou MS Automation Technology Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Trade Secret

Date Complaint Filed: 08/29/2019 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3408

Investigation Number: 3408

Complainant(s): Globalfoundries U.S. Inc.

Respondent(s): Apple Inc. Arista Networks, Inc. Asustek Computer, Inc. Broadcom Corporation Broadcom Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Lenovo Group Limited NVIDIA Corporation TSMC North America TSMC Technology, Inc. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 08/26/2019 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3407

Investigation Number: 3407

Complainant(s): Globalfoundries U.S. Inc.

Respondent(s): Avnet, Inc. BLU Products, Inc. Digi-Key Corporation Google LLC Hisense Co., Ltd. Hisense Electric, Co. Ltd. Hisense Group Co., Ltd. Hisense Import & Export Co. Ltd. Hisense International Co., Ltd. Hisense USA Corporation MediaTek Inc. MediaTek USA Inc. Motorola Mobility LLC Mouser Electronics, Inc. OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. Qingdao Hisense Communication Co., Ltd. Qualcomm Inc. TCL Corporation TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings TSMC North America Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited Xilinx, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 08/26/2019 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3405

Investigation Number: 3405

Complainant(s): Brother Industries (U.S.A.), Inc. Brother Industries, Ltd. Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.)

Respondent(s): AMI Brothers, Inc. An An Beauty Limited Aster Graphics, Inc. Aztech Enterprises Limited Billiontree Technology USA Inc. (d/b/a Toner Kingdom) Carlos Imaging Supplies, Inc. Cartridge Evolution, Inc. Do it Wiser, LLC E-Z Ink Inc. EPrinter Solution LLC Eco Imaging Inc. Ecoolsmart Co. Globest Trading Inc. Greencycle Tech, Inc. IFree E-Commerce Co. IPrint Enterprise Limited Ikong E-Commerce, Inc. Intercon International Corp. LD Products, Inc. Linkyo Corp. Mangoket LLC New Era Image LLC OW Supplies Corp. Smartjet E-Commerce Co., LLC Solong E-Commerce Co. LLC Super Warehouse Inc. Theresa Meng (LxTek) Triple Best, LLC V4ink, Inc. Zhuhai Xiaohui E-Commerce Co. Ltd. i8 International, Inc. (d/b/a Ink4Work.com)

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 08/19/2019 Date of Institution: