ITC Mandate Provides Safe Haven for Troll Abuse?

With injunctions harder to come by, and some district courts staying proceedings upon the mere filing of a patent reexamination, it is not surprising that non-practicing entities (NPEs) have been heading to the ITC (and, in the process ding-patent-reexamination”>This is a further benefit for NPEs.

Recently, a motion to stay an ITC proceeding pending patent reexamination was again considered by the agency in Certain Blue Ray Disc Players.

The ITC blog has provided a nice summary of the ALJ’s analysis (r: #333333;”>