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The ITC Terminated Mei & Mark Client from ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1283 Based on Withdrawal of the Complaint

Washington, DC – February 16, 2022 – The United States International Trade Commission (“ITC”) issued a notice that the ITC determined not to review an initial determination issued by the presiding acting chief administrative law judge granting the complainant’s motion to terminate ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1283 (Certain Composite Baseball and Softball Bats and Components Thereof) with respect to Respondent TianChang Zhengmu Aluminum Co., Ltd. (“TZA”) based on withdrawal of the complaint, and that “TZA is hereby terminated from this investigation.”

P. Andrew Riley, Lei Mei, Robert Hall, and Jiwei Zhang represented TZA in this 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 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.

In 2021 and 2020, Patexia ranked Mei & Mark among Top ITC Law Firms and ranked several of its attorneys Top ITC Lawyers. In 2019, DocketNavigator ranked Mei & Mark among Top ITC Law Firms and ranked three of its attorneys Top ITC Lawyers. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has named Mei & Mark as a Top U.S. Firm for ITC Section 337 Practice since 2018.

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