By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
23
On June 19, 2015, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 23 in Certain Personal Transporters (Inv. No. 337-TA-935).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 9, 2014 complaint filed by Segway Inc. and DEKA Products Limited Partnership alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain personal transporters, components thereof, and manuals relating thereto that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,789,640; 7,275,607; D551,722; and D551,592 and U.S. Copyright Reg. No. TX 7-800-563.  See our September 11, 2014 and November 5, 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
22
On June 25, 2015, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 4 in Certain Automatic Teller Machines And Point Of Sale Devices and Associated Software Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-958).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 4, 2015 complaint filed by Global Cash Access, Inc. of Las Vegas, Nevada alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain automated teller machines ("ATMs") and point-of-sale ("POS") devices and associated software thereof, that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,081,792.  The complaint further alleges violations of Section 337 based upon the importation into the U.S., the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain automated teller machines and point of sale devices and associated software thereof by reason of false advertising, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States.  See our May 15, 2015 and June 4, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
19
On June 19, 2015, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("Commission") issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Electric Skin Care Devices, Brushes and Chargers Therefor, and Kits Containing The Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-959).

The investigation is based on an April 30, 2015 complaint filed by Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain electric skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and kits containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,320,691; 7,386,906; and D523,809, in addition to infringing PBL's trade dress.  See our May 11, 2015 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
18
On June 18, 2015, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 6 in Certain Recombinant Factor VIII Products (Inv. No. 337-TA-956).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an April 16, 2015 complaint filed by Baxter International Inc., Baxter Healthcare Corp., and Baxter Healthcare SA (collectively, "Baxter") alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain recombinant factor VIII products that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,100,061; 6,936,441; and 8,084,252.  See our April 17, 2015 and May 19, 2015 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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Jun
17
On June 17, 2015, Reynolds Presto Products Inc. of Appleton, Wisconsin ("Reynolds Presto") filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.
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