Via the International Trade Commission, an US administrative body, in March 2, the chief administrative law judge of the ITC found that SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. and seven related entities (together known as “DJI”), the world’s largest maker of consumer drones, violated Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, by importing and selling drones that infringe US Patent No. 9, 260,184 belonging to Autel Robotics USA.
As a result, the chief administrative law judge recommended that the infringing products be excluded from importation into the United States, including the Mavic Pro, Mavic Pro Platinum, Mavic 2 Pro, Mavic 2 Zoom, Mavic Air, and Spark. Together these represent some of DJI’s most popular drones sold in the United States.
There is no reason to suggest there is any ramification for Australia by the way. But in the curent climate, I am sure that the Chinese Governent will not be well pleased …
There is a bit more info on their legal eagle website.But we’ll do some more digging and see what we can find.