WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 — King & Spalding yesterday hosted a “Live at the ITC” forum at the firm’s Washington, D.C., on Section 337 and other developments at the U.S. International Trade Commission affecting U.S. trade law and intellectual property rights. The event was presented by the ABA Section of International Law’s international trade and intellectual property committees.
King & Spalding international trade partner Jeffrey M. Telep led a roundtable discussion and Q&A with ITC commissioners, who covered a range of topics related to Section 337 and other developments that may affect the U.S. trade law in the coming year. A second roundtable examined non-traditional uses of Section 337 and the increasing number of non-patent related Section 337 cases being filed with the ITC. Yesterday’s program also featured guest speaker Margaret Macdonald, director of the Office of Unfair Import Investigations, who discussed the various roles her office plays in Section 337 investigations and how to work effectively with the OUII.
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