Archive for August, 2010

Thomson Licensing Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Liquid Crystal Displays

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

On August 27, 2010, Thomson Licensing SAS of France and Thomson Licensing LLC of Princeton, New Jersey (collectively “Thomson Licensing”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Chimei Innolux Corporation of Taiwan, Innolux Corporation of Austin, Texas, Chi Mei Optoelectronics USA, Inc. of San […]

American GNC Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Marine Autopilots with GPS or IMU

Monday, August 30th, 2010

On August 26, 2010, American GNC of Simi Valley, California (“AGNC”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Furuno Electronics Co., Ltd. of Japan, Furuno U.S.A. Inc. of Camas, Washington, Navico Holding AS of Norway, Navico UK, Ltd. of the United Kingdom, Navico, Inc. […]

ALJ Bullock Denies Motions for Summary Determination in Certain Mobile Communications and Computer Devices (337-TA-704)

Monday, August 30th, 2010

On August 26, 2010, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 31, Order No. 34, and Order No. 35 in Certain Mobile Communications and Computer Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-704). In Order Nos. 31 and 34, ALJ Bullock denied Respondents Nokia Corporation and Nokia, Inc.’s (collectively, “Nokia”) motions for summary determination of invalidity […]

ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Game Controllers (337-TA-715)

Monday, August 30th, 2010

On August 24, 2010, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6 in Certain Game Controllers (Inv. No. 337-TA-715). In the Order, ALJ Bullock granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Microsoft Corporation and Respondents Datel Design and Development, Ltd. and Datel Design and Development, Inc. to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.

Q & A With T. Spence Chubb of WilmerHale

Friday, August 27th, 2010

T. Spence Chubb is a Special Counsel with the law firm of WilmerHale in Washington, D.C.  Spence joined the firm in 2010 after leaving his long-time post at the U.S. International Trade Commission.  From 1989 to 2010, Spence served as a Supervisory Attorney in the Office of Unfair Import Investigations (“OUII”) at the ITC, where […]

Federal Circuit Reverses-in-Part and Remands in General Protecht Appeal (2009-1378, -1387, -1434)

Friday, August 27th, 2010

On August 27, 2010, the Federal Circuit issued its opinion in General Protecht Group, Inc. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, 2009-1378, -1387, -1434.  This is one of two opinions relating to appeals from the ITC’s March 9, 2009, final determination in Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-615).   The Federal Circuit […]

Federal Circuit Affirms In Pass & Seymour Appeal (2009-1338, -1369)

Friday, August 27th, 2010

On August 27, 2010, the Federal Circuit issued its opinion in Pass & Seymour, Inc. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, 2009-1338, -1369.  This was an appeal by Pass & Seymour, Inc. (“P&S”) from the Commission’s final determination in Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-615) that General Protecht Group, Inc., Wenzhou […]

Chimei Innolux Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

On August 23, 2010, Chimei Innolux Corporation of Taiwan, Chi Mei Optoelectronics U.S.A., Inc. of San Jose, California, and Innolux Corporation of Austin, Texas (collectively, “CMI”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Sony Corporation of Japan, Sony Corporation of America of New York, […]

ALJ Charneski Issues Public Version Of Initial Determination In Certain Machine Vision Software (337-TA-680)

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

On August 13, 2010, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued the public version (dated July 16, 2010) of the Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Machine Vision Software, Machine Vision Systems, and Products Containing the Same (337-TA-680). By way of background, the Complainants in this matter are Cognex Corporation and Cognex Technology & Investment Corporation (“Cognex”).  The […]

Lexmark Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Toner Cartridges

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

On August 20, 2010, Lexmark International, Inc. (“Lexmark”), of Lexington, Kentucky filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Ninestar Image Co. Ltd. (a/k/a Ninestar Technology Co., Ltd.) of China, Ninestar Image Int’l, Ltd. of China, Seine Image International Co. Ltd. of Hong Kong, Ninestar […]