ITC to investigate allegations of importing integrated circuits against Amazon

By Grace Dixon (December 2, 2021, 3:59 p.m. EST) – The United States’ International Trade Commission has opened an investigation into allegations by a semiconductor maker that Amazon and a handful of other companies are importing and sell products with circuit chips that infringe the company’s intellectual property.

The ITC on Tuesday agreed to examine a complaint filed by Dutch company NXP Semiconductors and its Texan subsidiary accusing Inc., MediaTek Inc., MediaTek USA Inc., Belkin International Inc. and Linksys USA Inc. of having violated a section of the Tariff Act of 1930 that prohibits the importation of goods that infringe US patents.

The professional body will investigate certain integrated circuits, chipsets, …

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