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It’s almost become a lawyer meme that the International Trade Commission, a once-obscure quasi-judicial body, is a hot forum for patent disputes because it handles cases quickly and offers powerful injunctive remedies. A less known fact is that intellectual property boutiques, once rumored to be going extinct, are faring well at the ITC. That, like everything at the ITC, could change in years to come, however. The agency is in flux, experts say. Its newfound popularity could become a liability, and some on Capitol Hill want to weaken its powers.