ITC State of the Union: Case Developments in Domestic Industry and Induced Infringement, the Suprema Aftermath and What They Reveal about the Future of 337 Enforcement

February 24, 2015 8:00am

Juliana M. Cofrancesco
Attorney Advisor
U.S. International Trade Commission

Dax Terrill
Senior Attorney-Advisor, Intellectual Property Rights Branch Office of International Trade
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Washington, DC)

Panel Moderator:

Jonathan J. Engler
Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, L.L.P.

With the smartphone wars coming to an end and recent ITC decisions, it has become more diffi cult for NPEs to bring successful complaints at the ITC. Join this comprehensive preforum working group that will get you up to speed on what is going on at the ITC, the practical impact of the latest cases, current and proposed rules, and how these trends will impact your litigation strategies at the ITC and Federal Circuit.

  • Standing at the ITC — showing domestic industry at the ITC
  • 859 Investigation — domestic industry analysis under Subsection (c) research and development activities
  • 897 Investigation based on domestic industry relying on activities of complainant’s licensees
  • Treatment of production vs. revenue-driven activities under prongs A, B and C of the statute
  • 833 Investigation on electronic transmissions/digital Imports
    • What is the remedy and how to bring a case involving electronic transmissions
    • The future of cases involving electronic transmissions at the ITC
    • Where is Customs on regulating electronic imports?
  • Joint infringement and method claims cases
    • Suprema
    • Akamai
  • Latest activity on the Hill
  • Update on “non-traditional” cases at the ITC