By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
23
On September 19, 2016, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Mask Systems and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1022).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 17, 2016 complaint filed by ResMed Corp. of San Diego, California, ResMed Inc. of San Diego, California, and ResMed Ltd. of Australia 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 sleep-disordered breathing treatment mask systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,960,196 and 9,119,931.  See our August 19, 2016 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
22
On September 15, 2016, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Personal Transporters and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1021).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 16, 2016 complaint filed by Segway Inc. of Bedford, New Hampshire, DEKA Products Limited Partnership of Manchester, New Hampshire, and Ninebot (Tianjin) Technology Co., Ltd. of China 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 and 7,275,607.  See our August 18, 2016 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz and John Presper
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Sep
21
On September 19, 2016, Andrea Electronics Corporation of Bohemia, New York (“Andrea”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. of Korea, and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield, New Jersey (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain audio processing hardware, software, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,049,607 (“the ’607 patent”), 6,363,345 (“the ’345 patent”), and 6,377,607 (“the ’607 patent”) (collectively, “the asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Sep
20
On September 12, 2016, R2 Semiconductor, Inc. of Sunnyvale, California (“R2”) 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 integrated circuits with voltage regulators and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,233,250 (the ’250 patent):
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
19
On September 14, 2016, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Industrial Control System Software, Systems Using Same and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1020).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 5, 2016 complaint filed by Rockwell Automation, Inc. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin 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 industrial control system software, systems using same, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,675,226; 6,816,817; 6,819,960; 6,978,225; 7,130,704; 7,650,196; 7,693,585; and 8,799,800.  See our August 9, 2016 post for more details on the complaint.
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