Archive for June, 2010

ALJ Rogers Rules On Motion To Strike In Certain MEMS Devices (337-TA-700)

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

On June 29, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 7 in Certain MEMS Devices and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-700).  In the Order, ALJ Rogers granted-in-part and denied-in-part Complainant Analog Devices, Inc.’s (“Analog”) motion to strike the rebuttal expert reports of Respondents Knowles Electronics LLC and Mouser Electronics, Inc.’s (collectively, […]

Canon Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Toner Cartridges

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

On June 28, 2010, Canon Inc., Canon U.S.A., Inc. and Canon Virginia, Inc. (collectively, “Canon”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. Canon alleges infringement of certain claims of two of its U.S. patents, 5,903,803 and 6,128,454 which both relate to a projection on photosensitive toner cartridge drums […]

ALJ Rogers Sets Target Date In Certain Inkjet Ink Cartridges With Printheads (337-TA-723)

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Further to our June 22, 2010 post, on June 28, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 4:  Setting Target Date in Certain Inkjet Ink Cartridges With Printheads and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-723). According to the Order, ALJ Rogers set October 24, 2011, as the target date (which is 16 months after […]

ALJ Rogers Issues Public Version Of Order Denying Motion To Compel In Certain Silicon Microphones (337-TA-695)

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

On June 24, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued the public version of Order No. 18 (dated May 10, 2010) in Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-695).  In the Order, ALJ Rogers denied Respondent Analog Devices, Inc.’s (“Analog”) motion to compel Complainant Knowles Electronics LLC (“Knowles”) to produce […]

HP Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Inkjet Ink Supplies

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

On June 25, 2010, Hewlett-Packard Company of Palo Alto, California (“HP”) and Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. of Houston, Texas (“HPDC”) (collectively, “Complainants”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Mipo International Ltd. of Hong Kong; Mextec Group Inc. d/b/a Mipo America Ltd. of Miami, […]

ALJ Essex Issues Public Version Of Order Granting-In-Part Rambus’s Motion To Compel In Certain Semiconductor Chips (337-TA-661)

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

On June 23, 2010, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 19 (dated September 17, 2009) in Certain Semiconductor Chips Having Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory Controllers and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-661).  In the Order, ALJ Essex granted Complainant Rambus, Inc.’s (“Rambus”) motion to compel testimony from a document […]

ALJ Rogers Denies Motion For Summary Determination In Certain Printing And Imaging Devices (337-TA-690)

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

On June 24, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued the public version of Order No. 24 (dated April 21, 2010) in Certain Printing and Imaging Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-690) denying Complainants Ricoh Company, Ltd., Ricoh Americas Corporation, and Ricoh Electronics, Inc.’s (collectively, “Ricoh”) motion for summary determination that Ricoh met the […]

ALJ Essex Issues Public Version Of Order Denying Toyota’s Renewed Motion for Summary Determination In Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles (337-TA-688)

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

On June 23, 2010 ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 12 (dated May 21, 2010) denying Respondents Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor North America, Inc., and Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.’s (collectively, “Toyota”) renewed motion for summary determination filed April 12, 2010 in Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof […]

ALJ Rogers Rules On Motion For Summary Determination In Certain Printing And Imaging Devices (337-TA-690)

Monday, June 28th, 2010

On April 9, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 21 in Certain Printing and Imaging Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-690).  In the Order, ALJ Rogers denied Respondent’s motion for summary determination of non-infringement of claims not asserted in expert reports. By way of background, the Complainants in this investigation are Ricoh […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-724) Regarding Certain Electronic Devices With Image Processing Systems

Monday, June 28th, 2010

On June 25, 2010, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Electronic Devices With Image Processing Systems, Components Thereof, and Associated Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-724). The investigation is based on a May 28, 2010 complaint and a June 22, 2010 letter supplementing the […]