ITC Issues General Exclusion Order Based on Uncontested Evidence of Widespread Infringement, ITC Blog

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In a recent opinion, the ITC found that four defaulting respondents violated section 337 and that a general exclusion order (GEO) was the appropriate remedy for unlicensed products.  Certain LED Lighting Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-1107, Comm’n Op. (August 21, 2019).  Complainant Fraen Corporation ("Fraen") filed its complaint against a total of 10 respondents.  During the course of the investigation, Fraen settled with six of the respondents, and the remaining four respondents never entered appearances and were found in default.

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