The investigation is based on a previously announced complaint filed by iRobot at the ITC against the Respondents on
The ITC's investigation will examine whether the Respondents have infringed the asserted patents. If the ITC's investigation determines that Respondents have engaged in patent infringement, the ITC may issue an exclusion order to halt the importation of the infringing products, as well as a cease-and-desist order to stop the sale and marketing of the infringing products into
"iRobot is pleased with the ITC's decision to investigate the alleged infringement by these respondents and looks forward to a prompt and expeditious decision from the ITC," said
Also related to the previously announced complaint, iRobot filed patent infringement complaints against the Respondents at the United States District of
The U.S. ITC Notice of Institution of Investigation can be found here: https://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/337/337_1057_notice_05172017sgl.pdf.
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