BTL Files Complaint with ITC to Prevent Unlawful Importation of Body Contouring Products

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, August 7, 2020

BTL Industries, Inc., the manufacturer of the Emsculpt body-contouring device and other products for non-invasive body-shaping procedures, has filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) asking the Commission to prevent Allergan Limited, Allergan, Inc., Allergan USA Inc., Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc., Zeltiq Ireland Unlimited Company (Allergan), and Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH, Germany (Zimmer) from importing products that infringe BTL's patents into the United States. BTL concurrently filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Federal District Court in the District of Delaware against Allergan and Zimmer on the same matter.
The ITC is an independent, quasi-judicial federal agency with broad investigative responsibilities on matters that affect trade and commerce, including intellectual property infringement.
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