U.S. International Trade Commission

Google Infringed on Five Sonos Patents, Says U.S. Trade Judge

Yesterday, Chief Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled in favour of Sonos in the audio product manufacturer's patent infringement lawsuit against Google. In January of last year, Sonos sued Google seeking financial damages, alleging that the tech giant was continually and knowingly infringing on five of the...

U.S. Federal Agency to Investigate Apple in Qualcomm Patent Dispute

The U.S. International Trade Commission said Tuesday it will investigate Qualcomm’s charge that certain iPhones and iPads infringe on six of its patents - an initial step that could eventually lead to an import ban on some devices. In a statement the trade commission said it voted to launch an investigation of certain mobile electronic devices and radio...

ITC Judge Says Fitbit Didn’t Steal Jawbone’s Trade Secrets

According to a ruling on Tuesday by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Fitbit didn't steal any of Jawbone’s trade secrets. The case all began when Jawbone accused Fitbit of poaching their employees and using their knowledge of Jawbone’s trade secrets. Jawbone also claimed that Fitbit violated several of its patents. Jawbone's hope was that...