Archive for November, 2009

Update Regarding Certain Dual Access Locks (337-TA-689)

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Further to our October 19 and November 16 posts, on November 25, 2009, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued Order No. 4 in Certain Dual Access Locks and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-689). In the Order, ALJ Luckern sets the procedural schedule for this investigation.  ALJ Luckern scheduled the evidentiary hearing in this matter […]

ITC Issues Opinion On Remedy, The Public Interest, And Bonding In Certain Liquid Crystal Display Modules (337-TA-634)

Monday, November 30th, 2009

On November 24, 2009, the International Trade Commission issued its opinion on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding in Certain Liquid Crystal Display Modules, Products Containing Same, and Methods Using the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-634). By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Sharp Corporation (“Sharp”) and the Respondents are […]

ITC Issues Opinion On Remedy, The Public Interest, And Bonding In Certain Composite Wear Components (337-TA-644)

Monday, November 30th, 2009

On November 24, 2009, the International Trade Commission issued the public version of its opinion on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding in Certain Composite Wear Components and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-644).  The ITC also issued on November 24 a notice of Issuance of Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist […]

Commission Decides To Review Initial Determination In Certain Semiconductor Integration Circuits Using Tungsten Metallization (337-TA-648)

Monday, November 30th, 2009

On November 23, 2009, the International Trade Commission issued a notice determining to review-in-part a final initial determination (“ID”) finding no violation of Section 337 and determining to remand a portion of the investigation to ALJ Carl C. Charneski in Certain Semiconductor Integration Circuits Using Tungsten Metallization and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-648). By […]

Federal Circuit To Hear Oral Argument In Vizio Appeal on December 10

Friday, November 27th, 2009

On December 10, 2009, the Federal Circuit is scheduled to hear oral argument in Vizio, Inc. v. ITC, (2009-1386). On October 15, 2007, Funai Electric Co., Ltd. and Funai Corporation (collectively, “Funai”) filed a complaint alleging violations of Section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within […]

ALJ Bullock Issues Public Version of Supplemental Initial Determination In Certain Encapsulated Integrated Circuit Devices (337-TA-501)

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Further to our October 30 post, on November 20, 2009, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued the public version of the Supplemental Initial Determination (“Supplemental ID”) in connection with remand proceedings 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, […]

Matthew Bullock and Walnut Industries File New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Restraining Systems For Transport Containers

Friday, November 27th, 2009

On November 24, 2009, Matthew Bullock of Mclean, Virginia and Walnut Industries, Inc. of Bensalem, Pennsylvania (collectively, “Walnut”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Qingdao Auront Industry & Trade Co., Ltd of China (“Auront”) unlawfully imports into the U.S. and sells for importation […]

Federal Circuit To Hear Oral Argument In Tillotson Appeal On December 10

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

On December 10, 2009, the Federal Circuit is scheduled to hear oral argument in Tillotson Corporation v. ITC (2009-1196).  Tillotson filed a complaint with the ITC against thirty-one respondents on May 30, 2007, and another complaint against seven additional respondents on July 19, 2007.  Both complaints alleged violation of Section 337 in the importation and […]

ITC Decides To Review Initial Determination In Certain Automotive Multimedia Display And Navigation Systems (337-TA-657)

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

On November 23, 2009, the International Trade Commission issued a notice determining to review in part the final Initial Determination (“ID”) issued by ALJ Theodore R. Essex on September 22, 2009 in Certain Automotive Multimedia Display and Navigation Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-657). By way of background, the Complainant in […]

ITC Decides Not To Review Enforcement Initial Determination In Certain R-134a Coolant (337-TA-623)

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

On November 23, 2009, the International Trade Commission issued a notice determining not to review Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern’s September 21, 2009 Enforcement Initial Determination (“EID”) in Certain R-134a Coolant (Otherwise Known as 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane) (Inv. No. 337-TA-623). By way of background, INEOS Fluor Holdings Ltd., INEOS Fluor Ltd. and INEOS Fluor Americas LLC (collectively, […]