August 29, 2018 / 8:59 PM / 2 months ago

USITC to investigate whether AB InBev dispensing systems infringe Heineken patent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it would investigate whether certain Anheuser Busch InBev NV (ABI.BR) beverage dispensing systems and components infringe a Heineken NV (HEIN.AS) patent.

View of the Anheuser-Busch InBev logo outside the brewer's headquarters in Leuven, Belgium March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

Heineken alleges that the importation and sale of the systems and components violate section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 and has requested that the USITC issue a “limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders,” the commission said in a statement.

Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Sandra Maler

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below