By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
29
On August 25, 2014, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 5 in Certain Devices Containing Non-Volatile Memory and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-922).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a June 27, 2014 complaint filed by Macronix International Co., Ltd. and Macronix America, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain devices containing non-volatile memory and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,998,826; 6,031,757; 8,341,324; and 8,341,330.  See our June 30, 2014 and August 4, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Aug
28
On August 27, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-928). Please note that Oblon Spivak represents Complainants in this matter.

The investigation is based on a July 25, 2014 complaint 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 that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,891,044; 7,937,798; and 8,220,106.  See our August 1, 2014 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
27
On August 27, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Noise Cancelling Headphones And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-927).

The investigation is based on a July 25, 2014 complaint filed by Bose Corp. of Framingham, Massachusetts alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain noise cancelling headphones and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,717,537; 8,073,150; 8,073,151; 8,054,992; and 8,345,888.  See our July 30, 2014 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
26
On August 22, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 3 in Certain Communications Or Computing Devices And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-924).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 16, 2014 complaint filed by Enterprise Systems Technologies S.a.r.l. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain communications or computing devices and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,454,201; 6,594,366; 6,691,302; and 5,870,610.  See our July 17, 2014 and August 18, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Aug
25
On August 22, 2014, Advanced Research Corp. of White Bear Lake, Minnesota ("ARC") filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that International Business Machines Corp. of Armonk, New York ("IBM"), Fujifilm Holdings Corp. and Fujifilm Corp. of Japan (collectively, "Fujifilm"), and Oracle Corp. of Redwood Shores, California ("Oracle") (all collectively, the "Proposed Respondents") unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain formatted magnetic data storage tapes and cartridges containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,525,761 (the '761 patent), 7,948,705 (the '705 patent), 8,254,052 (the '052 patent), 8,437,103 (the '103 patent), and 8,542,457 (the '457 patent) (collectively, the "asserted patents").
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