In re Qimonda AG

Ruling: 
Patent infringement action before the International Trade Commission was subject to stay once debtor's foreign insolvency proceeding was recognized.
Procedural posture: 
Patent owners brought an action before the International Trade Commission for patent infringement against a debtor in foreign insolvency proceedings, and a bankruptcy court entered an order recognizing the foreign proceedings. The Commission contended that the action before the Commission was excepted from the automatic bankruptcy stay under 11 U.S.C.S. § 362(b)(4).
Issue: 
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 16,2010, LexisNexis #0410-109