By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Oct
03
On October 3, 2018, Juul Labs, Inc. of San Francisco, California (“JLI”) filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) 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 electronic nicotine delivery systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 10,070,669 (the ’669 patent), 10,076,139 (the ’139 patent), 10,045,568 (the ’568 patent), and 10,058,130 (the ’130 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”):
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
27
On September 27, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1133).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 30, 2018 complaint filed by Autel Robotics USA LLC of Bothell, Washington 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 unmanned aerial vehicles and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,979,174; 9,260,184; and 10,044,013. See our August 30, 2018 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Sep
14
On September 14, 2018, INVT SPE LLC of San Francisco, California (“INVT”) filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California (“Apple”), HTC Corp. of Taiwan and HTC America, Inc. of Seattle, Washington (collectively, “HTC”), and ZTE Corp. of China and ZTE (USA) Inc. of Richardson, Texas (collectively, “ZTE”) (all collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain LTE- and 3G-compliant cellular communications devices that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,760,590 (the ’590 patent), 7,206,587 (the ’587 patent), 7,764,711 (the ’711 patent), 7,848,439 (the ’439 patent), and 7,339,949 (the ’949 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Sep
12
On September 12, 2018, ASML Netherlands B.V. of the Netherlands, ASML US, L.P. of Chandler, Arizona, and ASML US, LLC of Chandler, Arizona (collectively, “ASML”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Nikon Corp. of Japan, Nikon Precision Inc. of Belmont, California, and Nikon Research Corp. of America of Belmont, California (collectively, “Nikon”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain semiconductor lithography systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,295,283 (the ’283 patent), 7,403,264 (the ’264 patent), and 9,188,880 (the ’880 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
11
On September 11, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Motorized Vehicles and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1132).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 1, 2018 complaint filed by FCA US LLC of Auburn Hills, Michigan 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 motorized vehicles and components thereof that violate common law trade dress and registered trademarks used with and displayed on Jeep®-brand vehicles manufactured and sold by FCA and its predecessors. See our August 1, 2018 post for more details on the complaint.
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