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: 3163

Investigation Number: 3163

Complainant(s): Cambria Company LLC

Respondent(s): Building Plastics Inc. Dorado Soapstone LLC Fasa Industrial Corporation, Ltd. Foshan FASA Building Material Co., Ltd. Pental Granite and Marble Inc. Solidtops LLC Stylen Quaza LLC dba Vicostone USA Vicostone Joint Stock Company

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 07/11/2016 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3162

Investigation Number: 3162

Complainant(s): The Chamberlain Group, Inc.

Respondent(s): Et Technology (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. OWT Industries Inc. One World Technologies Inc. Ryobi Technologies Inc. Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. Techtronic Industries North America, Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Patent Infringement

Date Complaint Filed: 07/05/2016 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3159

Investigation Number: 1015

Complainant(s): Excel Dryer Inc.

Respondent(s): ACL Group (Int'l.) Ltd. Alpine Industries Inc. FactoryDirectSale Fujian Oryth Industrial Co. Ltd. Jinhua Kingwe Electrical Co Ltd Penson & Co TC Bunny Co. Ltd. Taizhou Dihour Electrical Appliance Co. Ltd. Toolsempire US Air Hand Dryer Vinovo Zhejiang Aike Appliance Co. Ltd.

Unfair Act Alleged: Trade Dress

Date Complaint Filed: 06/24/2016 Date of Institution:

Docket Number: 3158

Investigation Number: 1014

Complainant(s): Schutz Container Systems, Inc.

Respondent(s): Zhenjiang Runzhou Jinshan Packahing Factory

Unfair Act Alleged: Trade Dress

Date Complaint Filed: 06/22/2016 Date of Institution: 07/27/2016

Docket Number: 3157

Investigation Number: 1013

Complainant(s): Endo Global Ventures Endo Ventures Limited Generics Bidco I, LLC Lehigh Valley Technologies, Inc.

Respondent(s): Virtus Pharmaceuticals OPCO II, LLC Virtus Pharmaceuticals, LLC Viva Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Unfair Act Alleged: Unfair Competition

Date Complaint Filed: 06/15/2016 Date of Institution: 07/27/2016