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U.S. ITC starts probe of possible patent violations of circuits, devices

U.S. ITC starts probe of possible patent violations of circuits, devices
U.S. ITC starts probe of possible patent violations of circuits, devices   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021
By Reuters

WASHINGTON – The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday said it would initiate an investigation of certain integrated circuits, chipsets and electronic devices, based on a complaint filed by NXP Semiconductors NV of Taiwan and its U.S. unit.

NXP alleges that imports of these products infringe on the company’s patents, and has asked the ITC to issue a limited order halting such imports, the agency said.

The U.S. ITC said the probe would focus on imports by MediaTek Inc of Taiwan and its U.S. subsidiary; Amazon; Belkin International and Linksys.