ALJ Pender has retired from the ITC. News of his retirement was provided in orders issued by Chief ALJ Bullock reassigning the investigations previously assigned to ALJ Pender.
Economic Prong of Domestic Industry Requirement Is Not Evaluated in Relation to Complainant’s Overall Investments
The economic prong can be satisfied even when the percentage of complainant’s domestic investments in the patented products is small in relation to its overall domestic investments.
In a recent order, the ITC reiterated that, unlike in federal courts, only one complainant needs to demonstrate standing at the ITC.
A recent decision by the International Trade Commission (”ITC”) in Investigation No. 337-TA-1091, suggests that the ITC may not enforce forum selection clauses.
Earlier this week, the ITC announced that, by operation of law, David S. Johanson became Chairman of the Commission on June 17, 2018.