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Biden Signs Secure Equipment Act, Requires FCC to Ban Covered Chinese Communications Equipment from Obtaining Equipment...

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Pursuant to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) equipment authorization rules, all radio frequency (RF) devices must be properly authorized prior to being marketed, imported, sold, or shipped to...more

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Get Real: Preventing Counterfeit Product with Blockchain

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The counterfeit business is booming. In fact, counterfeit goods account for a whopping 3.3% of global trade and cost the U.S. economy approximately $600 billion a year. The Dangers of Counterfeit Products - Counterfeiting...more

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Is the “Right to Repair” Gaining Momentum?

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We previously covered the emergence of the so-called “Right to Repair” legislative movement, which seeks to allow consumers the right to modify and repair their own electronic devices, rather than relying on the manufacturer...more

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Biden Administration Announces New Trade Restrictions Affecting Solar and Electronics Industries

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These targeted restrictions present a pressing need for U.S. solar and electronics companies to evaluate their supply chain for critical inputs and monitor subsequent U.S. Customs Border Patrol ("CBP") forced labor...more

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E-Waste law under the new Resource Sustainability Act, 2019 (Singapore)

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What is the new law? In order to reduce waste being sent to the Semakau landfill, Singapore introduced the Zero Waste Masterplan in 2019. The masterplan, along with the Resource Sustainability Act (RSA), 2019 provide the...more

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“Right to Repair” Litigation: What You Need to Know

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I just dropped my phone and turned it over to see the dreaded shattered screen. What do I do now? Where can I get this fixed? Is it easier to get a new phone?...more

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93rd Arkansas General Assembly: Electronic Waste Legislation/Collection Recovery Plan

The 93rd Arkansas General Assembly convened for regular session on January 11th. Senate Bill 585 (“SB 585”) has been introduced to create what is described as “Electronic Waste Recycling Program and a Collective Recovery...more

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Canada Announces the Critical Minerals List

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On March 11, 2021, Canada unveiled its Critical Minerals List. The list includes 31 minerals considered integral to the Canadian economy, all of which are available in Canada. The list highlights focus areas in future...more

Michael Volkov

Avnet Asia Settles Export Control Violations for Illegal Sales to China and Iran

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The Justice Department recently announced a settlement with Avnet Asia for illegal shipments of sensitive U.S. commodities to China and Iran.  Under the settlement, DOJ agreed to a non-prosecution agreement (NPA) in exchange...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Update on Patent “Aggregation” Suit Against Fortress

Intel and Apple’s challenge to Fortress’s allegedly anticompetitive practice of patent “aggregation,” which we discussed previously on this blog, suffered another setback earlier this month.  The Northern District of...more

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Proposals to Expand Basel Convention Controls on Circular Economy Trade

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Parties to the Basel Convention are considering legally binding amendments to the Convention that would dramatically expand controls and trade bans governing international shipments of used products managed for reuse and...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

How Risky Is Tossing Your Old Servers? Maybe $60,000,000 Fine

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We all have them. Old computers sitting around in storage, never to be used again. Broken servers that have passed their prime. Laptops abandoned for their newer, shinier versions. And what do you do with them? If these...more

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Legal alert: Recognition of foreign electronic certification service providers

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Kenyan law and specifically the Kenya Information and Communications Act No. 2 of 1998 (KICA) permits the use of electronic signatures. In our previous alert, we highlighted the amendments introduced by the Business Laws...more

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Chemical Watch releases report on regulatory developments in the electronics industry

Report on Supply Chain Compliance 3, no. 11 (May 28, 2020) - A free report details some of the developments within the electronics industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the report...more

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Apple may shift some production to India under PLI scheme

Report on Supply Chain Compliance 3, no. 11 (May 28, 2020) - The Indian government announced a productivity-linked incentives (PLI) scheme to attract electronics manufacturers to shift production to India. Apple Inc. is...more

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Australian think tank maps China's global tech industry

Report on Supply Chain Compliance 3, no. 10 (May 14, 2020) - The Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s International Cyber Policy Centre updated its digital map of China’s tech industry in November 2019, adding in...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Let the Seller Beware – NASA’s Proposed Rule Seeks to Limit the Presence of Counterfeit Electronic Parts

On January 7, 2020, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (“NASA”) published a proposed rule seeking to amend the NASA Federal Regulation Supplement regarding counterfeit electronic parts. The proposed rule would...more

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To Repair or Not to Repair Electronic Devices? More Right to Repair Laws on the Horizon

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Right to repair laws have come in and out of the public eye over the last decade. While many of the earliest laws covered only specific industries, such as the automotive and farm equipment industries, many states are looking...more

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Report ordered by President Trump will shape future administration action on counterfeit and pirated goods

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President Trump's Memorandum on Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods (memorandum) commissions a report, due 30 October 2019, requiring the collection and analysis of information as well as preparation of...more

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Lawsuits filed over the largest CRT stockpile in U.S. history

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Two Columbus warehouse owners have filed federal lawsuits against over 40 electronics scrap companies, saying they are to blame for the largest cathode ray tube (CRT) glass stockpile in U.S. history. ...more

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Antitrust/Competition/Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (FTAIA)/Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act - The World in U.S....

FTAIA Does Not Block Antitrust Claims Based on Sales of Finished Products Containing Price-Fixed Component to US Customers - In re Capacitors Antitrust Litigation, US District Court for the Northern District of California,...more

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Strategies for protecting Taiwanese businesses from cross-border risks: European Commission fines for resale price maintenance in...

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The risks for Taiwanese businesses when imposing fixed or minimum resale prices on distributors - The European Commission (the Commission) recently imposed steep fines on four consumer electronics companies—including...more

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Companies are preparing for EU substance restrictions to kick in from July 2019

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The deadline for companies to comply with EU legislation banning certain substances from a wide range of electric and electronic goods is fast approaching. The substance restrictions were previously limited to household...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

EC Fines Consumer Electronics Manufacturers for RPM

The European Commission (EC or the Commission) announced on July 24, 2018, that it has imposed a total fine of €111 million on four consumer electronics manufacturers — Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer — for...more

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Breaking A Sticker Doesn't Break Your Warranty: How The FTC Is Taking Aim At Manufacturers of Game Consoles, Electronics and...

We’ve all seen them: hard-to-remove stickers that say, “Warranty void if removed,” or “Tampering with this sticker voids the warranty.” Or perhaps a company states or implies that your use of a third-party repair service will...more

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