By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Nov
13
On October 31, 2017, Netlist, Inc. of Irvine, California (“Netlist”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.
 
The complaint alleges that SK Hynix Inc. of South Korea, SK Hynix America Inc. of San Jose, California, and SK Hynix Memory Solutions Inc. of San Jose, California (collectively, “SK Hynix”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain memory modules and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,606,907 (the ’907 patent) and 9,535,623 (the ’623 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).

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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Nov
10
On October 31, 2017, Mighty Mug, Inc. of Rathway, New Jersey (“Mighty Mug”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain self-anchoring beverage containers that are intentionally and willfully designed to be used, and are used, in such manner as to infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 8,028,850 (the ’850 patent) and 8,757,418 (the ’418 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”) and that infringe U.S. Trademark Reg. No. 4,191,803 (the ’803 trademark”):
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
09
On November 6, 2017, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 18 in Certain Document Cameras and Software For Use Therewith (Inv. No. 337-TA-1045).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 15, 2017 complaint filed by Pathway Innovations and Technologies, Inc. of San Diego, California 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 document cameras and software for use therewith that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,508,751. See our February 17, 2017 and March 24, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
08
On November 3, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain LED Lighting Devices, LED Power Supplies, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1081).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 21, 2017 complaint filed by Philips Lighting North America Corp. of Somerset, New Jersey and Philips Lighting Holding B.V. of the Netherlands 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 LED lighting devices, LED power supplies, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,586,890; 7,038,399; 7,256,554; 7,262,559; and 8,070,328. See our September 29, 2017 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
07
On October 31, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Wafer-Level Packaging Semiconductor Devices and Products Containing Same (Including Cellular Telephones, Tablets, Laptops, and Notebooks) and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1080).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 28, 2017 complaint filed by Tessera Advanced Technologies, Inc. of San Jose, California 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 wafer-level packaging semiconductor devices and products containing same (including cellular telephones, tablets, laptops, and notebooks) and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,784,557 and 6,954,001. See our October 6, 2017 post for more details on the complaint.
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