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: 3423

Investigation Number: 1190

Complainant(s): Koninklijke Philips N.V. Philips North America, LLC

Respondent(s): Fitbit, Inc. Garmin International, Inc. Garmin Ltd. Garmin USA, Inc. Ingram Micro Inc. Inventec Appliances (Pudong) Maintek Computer (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 12/10/2019 Date of Institution: 01/15/2020

Docket Number: 3421

Investigation Number: 1188

Complainant(s): Extang Corporation Laurmark Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a BAK Industries

Respondent(s): Cixi City Liyuan Auto Parts Co. Ltd. Hong Kong Car Start Industries Co. Tyger Auto Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 11/26/2019 Date of Institution: 12/30/2019

Docket Number: 3420

Investigation Number: 1189

Complainant(s): TheraJeet, Inc.

Respondent(s): Raphas America Inc. Raphas Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 11/19/2019 Date of Institution: 01/15/2020

Docket Number: 3419

Investigation Number: 1187

Complainant(s): Viavi Solutions Inc.

Respondent(s): LG Electronics Inc. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. LG Innotek Co., Ltd. Optrontec Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 11/18/2019 Date of Institution: 12/27/2019

Docket Number: 3418

Investigation Number: 1185

Complainant(s): EcoFactor, Inc.

Respondent(s): Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. Alarm.com Incorporated Daikin America, Inc. Daikin Industries, Ltd. Daikin North America LLC Ecobee Ltd. Ecobee, Inc. Google LLC Schneider Electric SE Schneider Electric USA, Inc. Vivant, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 10/22/2019 Date of Institution: 11/27/2019