ITC Recommends GEO Against Inexpensive Slider Devices Sold Through E-Commerce Websites, ITC Blog

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In a recently issued initial determination, the ITC granted summary determination on violation and recommended issuance of a general exclusion order (“GEO”) against respondents after finding that a limited exclusion order (“LEO”) would likely be circumvented, and it was difficult to identify the source of infringing goods due to a widespread pattern of violation.  Certain Child Resistant Closures With Slider Devices Having A User Actuated Insertable Torpedo For Selectively Opening The Closures and Slider Devices Thereof, Inv. 337-TA-1171, Order No. 12 (April 21, 2020).  ALJ Cheney also recommended issuance of an LEO against the defaulting respondents because the conditions precedent for limited exclusion orders had been satisfied.

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