Finish Line

ITC Terminates Investigation With Respect To Patents Set to Expire before Target Date, ITC Blog

Visit the Jones Day ITC Blog.

A recent decision by ALJ Cheney illustrates how the government shutdown earlier this year effectively made this ITC investigation toothless since the two month delay made it virtually impossible that any remedy would issue before the expiration of the patents.

Jones Day publications should not be construed as legal advice on any specific facts or circumstances. The contents are intended for general information purposes only and may not be quoted or referred to in any other publication or proceeding without the prior written consent of the Firm, to be given or withheld at our discretion. To request reprint permission for any of our publications, please use our “Contact Us” form, which can be found on our website at The mailing of this publication is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. The views set forth herein are the personal views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Firm.