The International Trade Commission is a federal agency that receives patent and trademark complaints about infringing imports, then directs U.S. Customs and Border Protection to seize good. For example, Gucci might bring a complaint about a shipment of knock-off handbags. The ITC would review the complaint, and then issue an order to seize the shipment.
In re Certain Digital Models is a case where digital 3D models of plastic retainers were sent “over the border” into the United States. The ITC found that the models, which supposedly infringed Invisalign patents, were “imported articles,” the same as actual plastic retainers or knock-off handbags. In other words, the International Trade Commission has conjured up a imaginary border checkpoint for the Internet. — This Federal Agency Thinks Customs Agents Can Seize Files at Imaginary Digital Borders (via internet-of-dreams)
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