Microsoft Sues Customs and Department of Homeland Security for Failing to Enforce ITC Exclusion Order
Microsoft Corp. v. Dep’t of Homeland Sec.
By Katherine Walecka – Edited by Kathleen McGuinness
Microsoft filed a complaint against Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”), the Department of Homeland Security, and others, alleging that CBP failed to implement an International Trade Commission exclusion order. The order blocked the importation of Motorola mobile devices that were found to infringe Microsoft’s patent directed toward smartphones with certain Google calendar functions, such as synchronizing and scheduling.