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: 3401

Investigation Number: 3401

Complainant(s): The Regents of the University of California

Respondent(s): Amazon.com Services, Inc. Amazon.com, Inc. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. IKEA Distribution Services Inc. IKEA North America Serices, LLC IKEA Supply AG Target Corporation Walmart Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 07/30/2019 Date of Institution: 08/02/2019

Docket Number: 3399

Investigation Number: 1171

Complainant(s): Reynolds Presto Products Inc.

Respondent(s): Dalian Altma Industry Co., Ltd. Dalian Takebishi Packing Industry Co., Ltd. Japan Takebishi Co., Ltd. Qingdao Takebishi Packing Industry Co., Ltd. Shanghai Takebishi Packing Material Co., Ltd. Takebishi Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 07/22/2019 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3398

Investigation Number: 1170

Complainant(s): Dynamics Inc.

Respondent(s): Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 07/12/2019 Date of Institution: 07/19/2019

Docket Number: 3395

Investigation Number: 1169

Complainant(s): United Plastic Molders, Inc.

Respondent(s): NOEBY Fisinh Tackle Co., Ltd. SamsFX Weihai Lotus Outdoor Co., Ltd. Weihai iLure Fishing Tackle Co., Ltd. Yixing Five Union Industry & Trade Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement Trademark Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 06/21/2019 Date of Institution: 07/29/2019

Docket Number: 3386

Investigation Number: 1160

Complainant(s): Hyundai Motor America Hyundai Motor Company

Respondent(s): AJ Auto Spare Parts FZE Cuong Anh Co., Ltd. Direct Technologies International, Inc. d/b/a DTI, Inc. John Auto Spare Parts Co., LLC

Unfair Act Alleged: Trademark Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 06/03/2019 Date of Institution: 06/07/2019