Archive for September, 2010

President Obama Nominates Jimmie Reyna For A Seat On The Federal Circuit

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

On September 29, 2010, President Obama’s Office of the Press Secretary issued a press release announcing the nomination of Jimmie V. Reyna for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. According to the press release: Jimmie Reyna is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Williams […]

ALJ Luckern Rules On Collateral Estoppel Summary Determination Motion Regarding Claim Construction In Certain Electronic Devices With Multi-Touch Enabled Touchpads And Touchscreens (337-TA-714)

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

On September 28, 2010, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued Order No. 16, an Initial Determination (ID) in Certain Electronic Devices With Multi-Touch Enabled Touchpads and Touchscreens (Inv. No. 337-TA-714).  In the ID, ALJ Luckern granted Respondent Apple Inc.’s motion for summary determination seeking to preclude Complainant Elan Microelectronics Corporation (“Elan”) from arguing a different […]

ALJ Rogers Rules On Motions For Summary Determination Of Invalidity In Certain Notebook Computer Products (337-TA-705)

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

On September 28, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 23 and Order No. 24 in Certain Notebook Computer Products and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-705).  In Order No. 23, ALJ Rogers denied Respondents Wistron Corporation, Wistron InfoComm (Texas) Corporation, and Wistron InfoComm Technology (America) Corporation’s (collectively, “Wistron”) motion for summary determination of […]

ITC Issues Final Determination Of No Violation In Certain Bulk Welding Wire Containers (337-TA-686)

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

On September 24, 2010, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to review a portion of ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr.’s July 29, 2010 Initial Determination (“ID”) finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Bulk Welding Wire Containers and Components Thereof and Welding Wire (Inv. No. 337-TA-686).  On review, the Commission […]

ITC Decides To Review In Part Initial Determination In Certain Machine Vision Software (337-TA-680)

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

On September 24, 2010, the International Trade Commission issued a notice determining to review in part an Initial Determination (“ID”) issued by ALJ Carl C. Charneski on July 16, 2010 finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Machine Vision Software, Machine Vision Systems, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-680). By way of background, […]

ALJ Rogers Issues Initial Determination In Certain Printing And Imaging Devices (337-TA-690)

Monday, September 27th, 2010

On September 23, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued a notice regarding the Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Printing and Imaging Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-690). The Complainants in this investigation are Ricoh Company, Ltd., Ricoh Americas Corporation, and Ricoh Electronics, Inc.  The Respondents are Oki Data Corporation and Oki Data Americas, […]

ALJ Charneski Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Adjustable-Height Beds (337-TA-734)

Monday, September 27th, 2010

On September 24, 2010, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued Order No. 5: Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain Adjustable-Height Beds and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-734). In the Order, ALJ Charneski set the procedural schedule for the investigation, including a July 18, 2011 start date for the evidentiary hearing.

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-738) Regarding Certain Components For Installation Of Marine Autopilots with GPS or IMU

Friday, September 24th, 2010

On September 22, 2010, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Components For Installation Of Marine Autopilots with GPS or IMU (Inv. No. 337-TA-738). The investigation is based on an August 26, 2010 complaint and September 16 amended complaint filed by American GNC […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-737) Regarding Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

On September 22, 2010, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices and Products Interoperable With The Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-737). The investigation is based on an August 23, 2010 complaint and September 2 and 10 letters supplementing the complaint […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-736) Regarding Certain Wind and Solar-Powered Light Posts and Street Lamps

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

On September 22, 2010, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Wind and Solar-Powered Light Posts and Street Lamps (Inv. No. 337-TA-736). The investigation is based on an August 6, 2010 complaint filed by Duggal Dimensions LLC, Duggal Energy Solutions, LLC, and Duggal […]