'Skyrocket' is heating up the ITC's docket

Adduci Mastriani was positioned to take advantage of an emerging front in the patent wars.

, The National Law Journal


History will remember U.S. Sen. Reed Smoot and U.S. Rep. Willis Hawley for a 1930 law that raised tariffs and is blamed for helping to accelerate the Great Depression. The tariffs are long gone, but Section 337 of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act has emerged as a giant hammer for technology companies in the patent wars over mobile devices.

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