The U.S. International Trade Commission and Intellectual Property Litigation

August 2012 – Article
E-Commerce Law Reports, Vol 12 Issue 03

The International Trade Commission (ITC) has seen a significant increase in intellectual property litigation investigations, particularly concerning cases involving infringing goods being imported into the U.S. Section 337 cases have doubled since 2005 and more than tripled since 2000. Eric Schweibenz and John Presper of Oblon Spivak discuss why U.S. patent holders are increasingly using this forum.