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Intellectual Property

Section 337 Investigations

In a global market, with technology and other consumer products increasingly imported into the United States, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has become an important forum for the resolution of intellectual property disputes, especially patent infringement.

Arnold & Porter offers clients the distinct advantage of a skilled team recognized for its experience and expertise in Section 337 patent litigation before the ITC.

With the fast pace, special procedures, and powerful remedies in Section 337 cases, our clients depend on our insight into the Commission's procedures, administrative law judges, and Staff to best protect their interests, whether they are the patent holders or accused infringers.

We excel at distilling complex technical issues and making them understandable and compelling in the context of motions, Markman hearings, summary determination, trial, post-trial briefing, and appeal.

Experience

Crocs In re Foam Footwear

Secured rare general exclusion order blocking importation of shoes that infringe Crocs’ US patents.

Nutritional Supplement Manufacturer In re Certain Coenzyme Q10 Products and Methods of Making Same

Developed noninfringement theory that resulted in complete victory at trial.

Nutritional Supplement Manufacturer In re Certain Non-Shellfish Derived Glucosamine and Products Containing Same

Developed noninfringement and invalidity theories that allowed client to continue importing product.

IT Security Company In re Certain Systems for Detecting and Removing Viruses or Worms, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same

Successfully defended client against claims for anti-virus patent.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Company In re Certain Semiconductor Chips with Minimized Chip Package Size and Products Containing Same

Successfully represented patent holder in assertion of pioneering patents covering chip scale packaging technology.

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