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: 3182

Investigation Number: 3182

Complainant(s): Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.

Respondent(s): Metrichor, Ltd. Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd. Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 11/02/2016 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3181

Investigation Number: 1031

Complainant(s): DSM Desotech, Inc. DSM IP Assets B.V.

Respondent(s): Momentive UV Coatings (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. OFS Fitel, LLC

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 10/31/2016 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3180

Investigation Number: 1030

Complainant(s): Celanese IP Hungary Bt Celanese International Corporation Celanese Sales U.S. Ltd.

Respondent(s): Anhui Jinhe Industrial Co., Ltd. Suzhou Hope Technology Co., Ltd. Vitasweet Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 10/26/2016 Date of Institution: 11/28/2016

Docket Number: 3179

Investigation Number: 1029

Complainant(s): Qualcomm Inc.

Respondent(s): Dest Technology Limited LGYD Limited Overseas Electronics, Inc. Zhuhai Meizu Technology Co., Ltd. Zhuhai Meizu Telecom Equipment Co., Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 10/14/2016 Date of Institution: 11/18/2016

Docket Number: 3177

Investigation Number: 1027

Complainant(s): Kemin Foods, L.C. Kemin Industries, Inc.

Respondent(s): OmniActive Health Technologies OmniActive Health Technologies, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 10/06/2016 Date of Institution: 11/08/2016