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: 3437

Investigation Number: 3437

Complainant(s): L&L Candle Company LLC Sotera Tschetter, Inc.

Respondent(s): Decorware International Inc. Gerson International (H.K.) Ltd. Guangdong Tongfang Lighting Co., Ltd. Lifetime Brands, Inc. MerchSource, LLC Nantong Ya Tai Candle Arts & Crafts Co., Ltd. NapaStyle, Inc. Ningbo Huamao International Trading Co., Ltd. Ningbo Mascube Import Export Company Ningbo Shanhuang Electric Appliance Co. Ningbo Yinzhou Langsheng Artware Co., Ltd. Scott Brothers Entertainment, Inc. Shenzhen Goldenwell Smart Technology Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Ksperway Technology Co., Ltd. Shenzhen Tongfang Optoelectronic Technology Co., Ltd. Sterno Home Inc. TFL Candles The Gerson Company Tongfang Optoelectric Company Veraflame International, Inc. Virtual Candles Yiwu Shengda Art Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 03/02/2020 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3436

Investigation Number: 1194

Complainant(s): Corning Optical Communications LLC

Respondent(s): AFL Telecommunications Holdings LLC d/b/a AFL FS.com Inc. Huber + Suhner, Inc. Huber+Suhner AG Legrand North America, LLC Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. Panduit Corporation Shanghai TARLUZ Telecom Tech. Co., Ltd. d/b/a TARLUZ Shenzhen Anfkom Telecom Co., Ltd. d/b/a Anfkom Telecom The LAN Wirewerks Research Laboratories Inc. d/b/a Wirewerks The Siemon Company Total Cable Solutions, Inc. Wulei Technology Co., Ltd. d/b/a Bonelinks

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 02/21/2020 Date of Institution: 03/24/2020

Docket Number: 3435

Investigation Number: 1193

Complainant(s): Neodron Ltd.

Respondent(s): ASUS Computer International Amazon.com, Inc. Apple Inc. Asustek Computer, Inc. LG Electronics Inc. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. Microsoft Corporation Motorola Mobility LLC Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Sony Corporation Sony Mobile Communications, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 02/14/2020 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3434

Investigation Number: 1192

Complainant(s): NYZ AB Pinkerton Tobacco, Co., LP Swedish Match North America, LLC wm17 holding GmbH

Respondent(s): DRYFT Sciences, LLC Kretek International Inc. The Art Factory AB

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 02/10/2020 Date of Institution: 03/12/2020

Docket Number: 3432

Investigation Number: 3432

Complainant(s): Luraco Health & Beauty, LLC

Respondent(s): GTP International Corp. Sam's Nail Supply, Inc. Sam's Spa Supply, Inc. Sam-Spa Holding Company, Inc. San Antonio Sam's Spa and Nail Supply, Inc. Vu Tran

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 02/04/2020 Date of Institution: