By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
19
On July 14, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 9 in Certain Pumping Bras (Inv. No. 337-TA-988).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 5, 2016 complaint filed by Simple Wishes, LLC alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain pumping bras that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,323,070 and 8,192,247.  See our February 5, 2016 and March 9, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
18
On July 14, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 4 in Certain L-Tryptophan, L-Tryptophan Products, and Their Methods of Production (Inv. No. 337-TA-1005).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 10, 2016 complaint filed by Ajinomoto Co., Inc. and Ajinomoto Heartland 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 certain L-tryptophan and L-tryptophan products that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,666,655 and 6,180,373.  See our May 10, 2016 and June 13, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
15
On July 11, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 6 in Certain Overflow And Drain Assemblies For Bathtubs and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-993).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an April 4, 2016 complaint filed by WCM Industries, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain overflow and drain assemblies for bathtubs and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,302,220; 8,321,970; 8,584,272; and 9,200,436.  See our April 4, 2016 and May 3, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
14
On July 8, 2016, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 4 in Certain Passenger Vehicle Automotive Wheels (Inv. No. 337-TA-1006).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an April 11, 2016 complaint filed by Daimler AG of Germany (“Daimler”) 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 passenger vehicle automotive wheels that infringe various design patents and trademarks owned by Daimler.  See our April 11, 2016 and June 16, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
13
On July 7, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 4 in Certain Personal Transporters, Components Thereof, and Packaging and Manuals Therefor (Inv. No. 337-TA-1007).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 18, 2016 complaint filed by Segway Inc., DEKA Products Limited Partnership, and Ninebot (Tianjin) Technology Co., Ltd. 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 personal transporters, components thereof, and packaging and manuals therefor that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,302,230; 6,651,763; 7,023,330; 7,275,607; 7,479,872; and 9,188,984 and/or infringe certain U.S. registered trademarks owned by Segway.  See our May 18, 2016 and June 28, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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