By Eric Schweibenz and Tom Yebernetsky
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Jun
05
On May 27, 2015, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version of Order No. 19 (dated May 19, 2015) in Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-928/937).  Please note that Oblon represents Complainants in this matter.

By way of background, the investigation is based on July 25, 2014 and October 15, 2014 complaints filed by Valeo North America, Inc. of Troy, Michigan and Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V. of Mexico alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windshield wipers and components thereof.  See our August 1, 2014, August 28, 2014, October 16, 2014, and November 19, 2014 posts for more details on the complaints and Notices of Investigation in the 928 and 937 investigations.  On December 9, 2014, ALJ Pender consolidated the 928 and 937 investigations.  See our December 15, 2014 post for more details.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
04
On June 3, 2015, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("Commission") issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Automatic Teller Machines And Point Of Sale Devices and Associated Software Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-958).
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
03
On June 2, 2015, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued the public version of Order No. 114 in Certain Footwear Products (Inv. No. 337-TA-936).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an October 14, 2014 complaint filed by Converse Inc. ("Converse") alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain footwear products that infringe U.S. Trademark Registration Nos. 4,398,753; 3,258,103; and 1,588,960. Additionally, Converse alleged violation of Section 337 based upon unfair competition/false designation of origin, common law trademark infringement and unfair competition, and trademark dilution.  See our October 15, 2014 and November 14, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
02
On June 2, 2015, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6 in Certain Protective Cases For Electronic Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-955).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 11, 2015 complaint filed by Otter Products, LLC alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain protective cases for electronic devices that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,792,232 and 8,976,512.  See our March 13, 2015 and April 30, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Tom Yebernetsky
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Jun
01
On May 28, 2015, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version of Order No. 20 (dated May 22, 2015) and Order No. 21 in Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA/928/937).  Please note that Oblon represents Complainants in this matter.

By way of background, the investigation is based on July 25, 2014 and October 15, 2014 complaints filed by Valeo North America, Inc. of Troy, Michigan and Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V. of Mexico alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windshield wipers and components thereof.  See our August 1, 2014, August 28, 2014, October 16, 2014, and November 19, 2014 posts for more details on the complaints and Notices of Investigation in the 928 and 937 investigations.  On December 9, 2014, ALJ Pender consolidated the 928 and 937 investigations.  See our December 15, 2014 post for more details.
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