Washington, DC – October 11, 2019 – The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has terminated an investigation (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1106) regarding certain Carburetors and Products Containing such Carburetors in favor of Mei & Mark client Zhejiang Ruixing Carburetor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (“Ruixing”) and other respondents. Walbro asserted five patents in this investigation, accusing Ruixing and its customers of patent infringement. The ITC found no violation of section 337.
Ruixing was represented by P. Andrew Riley, Robert A. Hall, Lei Mei, Jiwei Zhang, Richard Hadorn, Ed Naidich, and Jeff Pearson of Mei & Mark LLP in this ITC investigation..
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Mei & Mark handles all aspects of International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 investigations and consistently ranks as a top ITC law firm. Section 337 investigations offer IP rights holders a powerful remedy—an exclusion order enforced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“Customs”) blocking infringing products from entering the United States.
Mei & Mark’s practice handles patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret ITC investigations. We cover ITC-specific issues, such as domestic industry, remedy, and pre-hearing, hearing, and post-hearing procedures (often in an ITC local counsel role), as well as general litigation issues such as patent claim construction, infringement, and invalidity. And Mei & Mark represents clients in all types of ITC Section 337 investigations, including enforcement (infringement), modification, and advisory opinion proceedings. We also represent clients in post-ITC proceedings before the Customs and the U.S. Court of International Trade.
Mei & Mark consistently ranks as a top ITC law firm and most one of the most active ITC law firms specializing in ITC Section 337 investigations. Our attorneys rank as top ITC practitioners who have extensive experience in ITC Section 337 investigations, including handling over 100 investigations collectively. Two of our attorneys worked as attorney advisors at the ITC before joining Mei & Mark.
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