Section 337 Statistics: Settlement Rate Data

Settlements and Withdrawn Complaints as a Percentage of Total Section 337 Investigations Terminated by Fiscal Yeara (Updated Annually)

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015  2016 2017
Total No. Investigations 26 29 34 35 45 49 47 63 42 34  46 47
Settlement/ Consent Order 46% 37% 35% 45% 51% 57% 40% 40% 47% 59%  48% 45%
Complaints Withdrawn 8% 10% 15% 9% 4% 8% 13% 27% 10% 9%  17% 19%
Total Settlement/Consent Order or Withdrawn 54% 47% 50% 54% 55% 65% 53% 67% 57% 68%  65% 64%

Source: USITC, 337Info.

a Data represent terminations of original investigations instituted during the period FY 2006–FY 2014. Ancillary proceedings are not included in these data.