The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) is authorized to prevent the importation of articles that infringe a valid U.S. patent, trademark, or copyright. In November of 2015, a majority Federal Circuit panel inClearCorrect v. ITC held that the ITC only has jurisdiction over material things and does not have jurisdiction over digital data. This decision raises a number of questions about the scope of the ITC's jurisdiction and future cases. In this podcast, Finnegan partner Elizabeth A. Niemeyer discusses the current and future impact of the Federal Circuit's decision for the ITC.
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