By Alex Gasser

y 24, 2011, the Federal Circuit issued a per curiam Fed. Cir. R. 36 judgment affirming the ITC in Alcesia SRL v. ITC (2010-1156).  Accordingly, the Federal Circuit affirmed the ITC’s October 1, 2009 final determination in Investigation No. 337-TA-643, which found a violation of Section 337 by Alcesia SRL and issued a general exclusion order with respect to gray market cigarettes bearing the Marlboro®, Virginia Slims®, and Parliament® trademarks.  See our October 6, 2009 post for more details.