By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
15
On August 13, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version of Order No. 48 in Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same II (Inv. No. 337-TA-1073). Please note that Oblon represents the Aisin Seiki Respondents in this matter.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 5, 2017 complaint filed by Intellectual Ventures II LLC (“IV”) alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation certain thermoplastic-encapsulated electric motors, components thereof, and products and vehicles containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,154,200; 7,067,944; 7,067,953; 7,683,509; and 7,928,348. See our September 8, 2017 and October 9, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Feb
26
On February 26, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 24 in Certain Wireless Headsets (Inv. No. 337-TA-943).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 8, 2014 complaint filed by One-E-Way, Inc. of Pasadena, California alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain wireless headsets that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,865,258 and 8,131,391. See our January 8, 2015 and January 14, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and notice of investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Feb
21
On February 21, 2018, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 22 in Certain Bar Code Readers, Scan Engines, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1061).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 23, 2017 complaint filed by Honeywell International, Inc., Hand Held Products, Inc. d/b/a Honeywell Scanning & Mobility, and Metrologic Instruments, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation of certain barcode readers, scan engines, products containing the same, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,832,725; 8,511,572; 7,148,923; 7,527,206; 8,646,692; and 9,323,969.  See our June 7, 2017 and June 26, 2017 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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Feb
02
On February 2, 2018, Lumencor, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon (“Lumencor”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Excelitas Technologies Corp. of Waltham, Massachusetts and Lumen Dynamics Group, Inc. of Canada (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain light engines and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,574,722 (the ’722 patent), 9,395,055 (the ’055 patent), and 8,493,564 (the ’564 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Feb
01
On January 31, 2018, Carter Fuel Systems, LLC of Logansport, Indiana (“Carter”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.
 
The complaint alleges that Wenzhou Jushang (JS) Performance Parts Co. Ltd. of China (“WJP”) unlawfully imports into the U.S., sells for importation, and/or sells within the U.S. after importation certain fuel-pump assemblies with vapor separators and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,257,208 (the ’208 patent).

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