By Eric Schweibenz
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Oct
20
On October 17, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 7 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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Oct
17
On October 15, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 17 in Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-920).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 12, 2014 complaint filed by Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain integrated circuits and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,962,926; 7,158,432; 7,230,505; 7,518,947; 7,626,276; and 7,746,716.  See our May 14, 2014 and July 1, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Oct
16
On October 15, 2014, Valeo North America, Inc. of Troy, Michigan and Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V. of Mexico (collectively, "Valeo") filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  Please note that Oblon Spivak represents Valeo in this matter.

The complaint alleges that Trico Products Corp. of Rochester Hills, Michigan, Trico Products of Brownsville, Texas, and Trico Componentes SA de CV of Mexico (collectively, "Trico") unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain windshield wipers and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,891,044 (the '044 patent) and 7,937,798 (the '798 patent) (collectively, "the asserted patents").
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By Eric Schweibenz and Kate Cappaert
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Oct
16
On October 7, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued the public version of Order No. 92 (dated June 20, 2014) in Certain Optical Disc Drives, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-897).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 3, 2013 complaint filed by Optical Devices, LLC ("Optical") alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain optical disc drives, components thereof, and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,904,007; 7,196,979; 8,416,651; RE40,927; RE42,913; and RE43,681.  See our September 6, 2013 and October 23, 2013 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Kate Cappaert
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Oct
16
On October 8, 2014, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued the public version of Order No. 18 (dated September 18, 2014) in Certain Hemostatic Products and Components Thereof (337-TA-913).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by Baxter International Inc., Baxter Healthcare Corporation, and Baxter Healthcare SA (collectively, "Baxter") alleging violation of Section 337 by Ethicon, Inc. and Ferrosan Medical Devices A/S (collectively, "Respondents") in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain hemostatic products that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,303,981; 8,512,729; 6,066,325; 8,357,378; and 8,603,511.  See our March 5, 2014 and April 4, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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