Washington, D.C. (February 14, 2024) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox has released a new publication, 2023 ITC Section 337 Year in Review: Analysis & Trends. The publication features analysis of important legal decisions in 2023 involving the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), such as the recent Apple Watch decision and the current standards for a cease-and-desist order in view of the fast-moving online marketplace. The report’s editors are firm Directors Uma N. Everett, Daniel E. Yonan, and Paul A. Ainsworth.

The publication’s authors also review the success of design patents at the ITC and preview issues in the pending Automotive Lamp design patent cases filed by Kia and Hyundai. In addition, the report provides an update on recent ITC statistics regarding cases instituted in 2023, case flow and outcomes, and ITC operations. The report concludes with an update on legislative proposals that are occurring globally with respect to the ITC.

The team of authors is comprised of Directors Daniel E. Yonan, Paul A. Ainsworth, Josephine Kim, Ivy Clarice Estoesta, and Nicholas J. Nowak; Associates Davin B. Guinn, Brooke N. McLain, Cristen A. Corry, and Jamie Dohopolski, with statistics and analytics support from Patrick Murray.

The report, 2023 ITC Section 337 Year in Review: Analysis & Trends, is available in its entirety here in both HTML and PDF formats with the option of viewing as individual articles. A webinar hosted by the report editors will be held on February 28, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern and will be available on-demand afterward here.

This is the final publication to be released in Sterne Kessler’s series of four 2023 year-in-review reports and on-demand webinars. The previously released reports are available on the firm’s website:

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Based in Washington, D.C. and renowned for more than four decades for dedication to the protection, transfer, and enforcement of intellectual property rights, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is one of the most highly regarded intellectual property specialty law firms in the world. Its team of attorneys, registered patent agents, technical specialists, and law clerks include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of IP law tackling innovations across a broad spectrum of industries. The firm’s practitioners hold over 50 masters and over 60 doctorate degrees in science or engineering and represent Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, start-ups, inventors, venture capital firms, and universities in a client service driven environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and intellectually stimulating. Visit the firm online at sternekessler.com.

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