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Firm Secures Temporary Restraining Order for Technology Company in Anti-Counterfeiting Lawsuit

December 17, 2019

The Firm secured a temporary restraining order on behalf of Cisco Systems, Inc., requiring all major online retailers to halt the sale of certain versions of our client’s transceivers by four Chinese companies. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. As reported in The Wall Street Journal, our client “alleges that four Chinese companies made counterfeit versions of its transceivers, a component necessary for sending and receiving digital information.” The restraining order requires major e-commerce sites to remove any of our client’s products from the pages of the defendant companies. The Wall Street Journal further reports that “the ruling also freezes assets owned by the Chinese companies”.

Click here to read the December 16, 2019 article in The Wall Street Journal.