International Trade Commission July 17, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Crawler Cranes and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to United States Code
Document Number: 2013-17081
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on June 12, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Manitowoc Cranes, LLC of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain crawler cranes and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,546,928 (``the '928 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 7,967,158 (``the '158 patent''), and that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complaint further alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain crawler cranes and components thereof by reason of trade secret misappropriation, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States or to prevent the establishment of such an industry. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.