TUALATIN, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--From SawStop, LLC:
Effective immediately, the Presidential review period for the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) cease and desist order has expired, and the ITC order is in force:
The ITC order directs Customs to exclude Bosch Reaxx table saws, and components for those saws, including cartridges, from entering the United States. The ITC issued an order to Robert Bosch Tool Corporation saying Bosch must “cease and desist from conducting any of the following activities in the United States: importing, selling, marketing, advertising, distributing, transferring (except for exportation), and soliciting United States agents or distributors for imported [Reaxx] table saws and components thereof.” (ITC Investigation No. 337-TA-965)
Dr. Stephen Gass, SawStop’s President, commented on the cease and desist order:
“We have defended our innovation, our hard work, and our investments in developing SawStop technology, and we will continue to protect our intellectual property. We are grateful for the U.S. patent system for encouraging and protecting innovations, and we look forward to continuing to supply the market with safer saws.”
About SawStop Table Saws:
SawStop, established in 1999, is the world leader in table saw safety. Each SawStop saw stops and retracts the blade on contact with skin. The company’s saws are designed to minimize saw-related injuries and the costs associated with them. SawStop’s award-winning portable Jobsite Saw, introduced in 2015, continues to be welcomed by glowing media reviews and thousands of happy customers across North America. Learn more at www.sawstop.com.