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: 3265

Investigation Number: 3265

Complainant(s): Aqua Connect, Inc., Strategic Technology Partners, LLC

Respondent(s): Apple Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 10/10/2017 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3263

Investigation Number: 3263

Complainant(s): Lakshmi Arunachalam, PhD

Respondent(s): Ace Rent a Car Apple Inc. Avis Rent A Car System, LLC. Avis Budget Group, and Payless Car Rental Citigroup, Citibank Citizen's Financial Group, Inc. Eclipse Foundation Inc., and its Members Enterprise Holdings, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A Car Facebook Inc. Fiserv Inc. Fiserv India Pvt. Ltd. Fulton Financial Corporation Heritage Bank of Commerce and Focus Bank Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., The Hertz Corporation, Dollar Rent a Car, and Thrifty Car Rental IBM India Pvt Ltd. International Business Machines Corporation JC Penney Corporation, Inc. and JC Penney Company, Inc. JPMorgan Chase and Company Microsoft Corporation Patent Trial and Appeal Board Presidio Bank SAP America, Inc. SAP SE - Walldorf Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The United States, Office of the Attorney General U-Haul International, Inc., Subsidiary of AMERCO United States Patent and Trademark Office Wells Fargo Bank

Unfair Act Alleged: Unfair Competition

Date Complaint Filed: 10/03/2017 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3262

Investigation Number: 3262

Complainant(s): Tessera Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 09/28/2017 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3261

Investigation Number: 3261

Complainant(s): YETI Coolers, LLC

Respondent(s): Alibaba (China) Technology Co., Ltd. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Alibaba.com Hong Kong Ltd. Alibaba.com Singapore E-Commerce Private Limited Bonanza.com, Inc. ContextLogic, Inc. dba Wish Dunhuang Group Hangzhou Alibaba Advertising Co., Ltd. Huagong Trading Co., Ltd. Huizhou Dashu Trading Co., Ltd. SZ Flwerfairy Technology Ltd. Shenzhen Great Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. Tan Er Pa Technology Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Copyright Infringement Patent Infringement Trademark Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 09/28/2017 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3259

Investigation Number: 3259

Complainant(s): Kyocera Senco Brands Inc.

Respondent(s): Hitachi Koki U.S.A., Limited

Unfair Act Alleged:

Date Complaint Filed: 09/26/2017 Date of Institution: