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: 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

Docket Number: 3392

Investigation Number: 3392

Complainant(s): Hand Held Products, Inc. d/b/a Honeywell Scanning & Mobility Honeywell International, Inc. Metrologic Instruments, Inc. d/b/a Honeywell Scanning & Mobility

Respondent(s): Hokkaido Electronic Industry Co., Ltd. OPTO Electronics Co., Ltd. Opticon Sensors Europe B.V. Opticon, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 05/31/2019 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3390

Investigation Number: 3390

Complainant(s): Admiral Craft Equipment Corp. Illinois Tool Works Inc. Vesta (Guangzhou) Catering Equipment Co., Ltd. Vesta Global limited

Respondent(s): Acplus International Limited Guangzhou Liangsheng Trading Co., Ltd. Guangzhou Rebenet Catering Equipment Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Jiang Ji'an Ma Hongwei Zeng Zhouliang Zhou Hao

Unfair Act Alleged: Trade Secret

Date Complaint Filed: 05/30/2019 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3391

Investigation Number: 3391

Complainant(s): Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. Ethicon LLC Ethicon US, LLC

Respondent(s): Intuitive Surgical C. de R.L. de C.V. Intuitive Surgical Holdings, LLC Intuitive Surgical Inc. Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 05/30/2019 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3389

Investigation Number: 3389

Complainant(s): Neodron Ltd.

Respondent(s): Amazon.com, Inc. Dell Technologies Inc. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Lenovo (United States), Inc Lenovo Group Limited Microsoft Corporation Motorola Mobility LLC Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 05/22/2019 Date of Institution: