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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is apparently fed up with the growing number of patent disputes that could lead to import bans. So much, in fact, that the FTC felt compelled to ink a five-page letter to the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) outlining its concerns with the way things are currently handled, which have "significant implications for the public interest." In the letter, the FTC stats that instances where companies try to block competing firms from importing their products into the U.S. could cause "substantial harm to U.S. competition, consumers, and innovation." In a five-page letter, the FTC makes it clear it's tired of companies trying to game patent law. (Image Source:... Read more...