By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
23
On November 20, 2014, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 12 in Certain Light Reflectors And Components, And Packaging, and Related Advertising Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-924).

By way of background this investigation is based on a June 20, 2014 complaint and July 11, 2014 amended complaint filed by Sunlight Supply, Inc. and IP Holdings, LLC alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain light reflectors and components, packaging, and related advertising that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,641,367; D634,469; D644,185 and D545,485.  See our June 25, 2014 and August 8, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
21
On November 19, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 10 in Certain Beverage Brewing Capsules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-929).

By way of background, the investigation is based on an August 4, 2014 complaint filed by ARM Enterprises, Inc. and Adrian Rivera alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain beverage brewing capsules, components thereof, and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,720,320.  See our August 6, 2014 and September 11, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
20
On November 13, 2014, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 62 in Certain Antivenom Compositions and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-903).

By way of background, the investigation is based on an October 20, 2013 complaint filed by BTG International Inc. ("BTG") alleging violations of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain antivenom compositions and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of the '414 patent.  See our November 1, 2013 and December 2, 2013 posts for more details on the complaint and the Notice of Investigation, respectively.  The remaining Respondents are Laboratorios Silanes S.A. de C.V., Instituto Bioclon S.A. de C.V., and Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc. (collectively, "Respondents").
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
19
On November 17, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("Commission") issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-937).  Please note that Oblon Spivak represents Complainants in this matter.

The investigation is based on an October 15, 2014 complaint and an October 29, 2014 letter supplementing the 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 and 7,937,798.  See our October 16, 2014 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Kate Cappaert
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Nov
18
On October 28, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 13 (dated October 23, 2014) in Certain Vision-Based Driver Assistance System Cameras and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-907).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 23, 2013 complaint filed by Magna Electronics Inc. ("Magna") against TRW Automotive U.S. LLC ("TRW") alleging violations of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain vision-based driver assistance system cameras.  See our December 30, 2013 and January 24, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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