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: 3333

Investigation Number: 3333

Complainant(s): SIPCO LLC

Respondent(s): Analog Devices Inc. Dust Networds, Inc. Emerson Electric Co. Emerson Process Management Asia Pacific Private Limited Emerson Process Management LLP Emerson Process Management Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd. Fisher-Rosemount Systems Linear Technology LLC Rosemount Inc. Tadiran Batteries Ltd. Tadiran Batterines Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 08/03/2018 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3331

Investigation Number: 3331

Complainant(s): Heineken International B.V. Heineken Supply Chain B.V. Heineken USA Inc.

Respondent(s): Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. Anheuser-Busch, LLC InBev Belgium N.V.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 08/02/2018 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3330

Investigation Number: 3330

Complainant(s): FCA US LLC

Respondent(s): Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Mahindra Automotive North America, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Trade Dress Trademark Infringement Unfair Competition

Date Complaint Filed: 08/01/2018 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3329

Investigation Number: 3329

Complainant(s): Carl Zeiss SMT GmBH

Respondent(s): Nikon Corporation Nikon Precision Inc. Nikon Research Corporation of America

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 07/20/2018 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3328

Investigation Number: 3328

Complainant(s): Carl Zeiss SMT GmBH

Respondent(s): Nikon Corporation Nikon Precision Inc. Nikon Research Corporation of America

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 07/20/2018 Date of Institution: