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: 3455

Investigation Number: 3455

Complainant(s): Clearly Clean Products, LLC Converter Manufacturing, LLC

Respondent(s): Eco Food Pak (USA), Inc. Ningbo Linhua Plastic Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 05/18/2020 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3452

Investigation Number: 1202

Complainant(s): Kirsch Research and Development, LLC

Respondent(s): Atlas Roofing Corporation CertainTeed Corporation DuPont De Nemours, Inc. E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company Epilay, Inc. GAF Corporation InterWrap Corp. Owens Corning Owens Corning Roofing & Asphalt, LLC System Components Corporation Tamko Building Products LLC

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 04/24/2020 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3451

Investigation Number: 1201

Complainant(s): Sharp Corporation Sharp Electronics Corporation

Respondent(s): TPV Display Technology (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. TPV International (USA), Inc. TPV Technology, Ltd. Trend Smart America, Ltd. Trend Smart Ce Mexico, S.r.l. de C.V. Vizio Inc. Xianyang CaiHong Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 04/21/2020 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3450

Investigation Number: 1200

Complainant(s): Universal Electronics, Inc.

Respondent(s): Funai (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Funai Corporation, Inc. Funai Electric Co., Ltd. Hisense Co. Ltd. Hisense Electronics Manufacturing Company of America Corporation d/b/a Hisense USA Hisense Import & Export Co. Ltd. Hisense International (HK) Co. Ltd. Qingdao Hisense Electric Co., Ltd. Roku Inc. Shenzhen TCL New Technology Company Limited TCL Corp. TCL Electronics Holdings Limited, f/k/a TCL Multimedia Holdings Limited TCL Industries Holdings Co., Ltd. TCL King Electrical Appliances (Huizhou) Company Limited TCL Moka, Int'l Ltd. TCL Overseas Marketing Ltd. TCL Smart Device (Vietnam) Company, Ltd. TTE Technology, Inc. d/b/a TCL America

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 04/16/2020 Date of Institution: 05/22/2020

Docket Number: 3447

Investigation Number: 1199

Complainant(s): R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company RAI Strategic Holdings, Inc.

Respondent(s): Altria Client Services LLC Altria Group, Inc. Philip Morris International Inc. Philip Morris Products S.A. Philip Morris USA, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 04/09/2020 Date of Institution: 05/15/2020