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By Eric Schweibenz
On October 30, 2009, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued a notice regarding the Supplemental Initial Determination (“Supplemental ID”) in Certain Encapsulated Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-501).

By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Amkor Technology, Inc. and the  Respondents are Carsem (M) Sdn Bhd, Carsem Semiconductor Sdn Bhd, and Carsem, Inc.

According to the notice, ALJ Bullock reaffirmed in the Supplemental ID that (1) there was a violation of Section 337 in connection with U.S. Patent No. 6,433,277 (the ‘277 patent); and (2) no violation of Section 337 had occurred in connection with U.S. Patent No. 6,630,728 (the ‘728 patent) and U.S. Patent No. 6,455,356 (the ‘356 patent).

Additionally, ALJ Bullock determined in the Supplemental ID that (1) certain claims of the ‘277 patent are not invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 102(g) and 35 U.S.C. § 103(a); (2) certain claims of the ‘728 patent are not invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 102(g) and 35 U.S.C. § 103(a); and (3) certain claims of the ‘356 patent are not invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 103(a).

The notice issued by ALJ Bullock released only pages 1, 2, and 21 from the Supplemental ID.  We will provide additional information once the public version of the Supplemental ID is issued in its entirety.
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