ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-736) Regarding Certain Wind and Solar-Powered Light Posts and Street Lamps
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 Visual Solutions, Inc., all of New York, New York alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain wind and solar-powered light posts that infringe the ornamental design of U.S. Patent No. D610,732. See our August 10, 2010 post for more details.
According to the Notice of Investigation, the ITC has identified the following entities as respondents in this investigation:
- Gus Power Incorporated of Canada
- Efston Science Inc. of Canada
- King Luminaire, Inc. of Jefferson, Ohio
- The StressCrete Group of Canada
Additionally, Christopher G. Paulraj of the Office of Unfair Import Investigations is identified in the Notice of Investigation as the Investigative Attorney assigned to handle this investigation.
Lastly, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued a notice indicating that ALJ E. James Gildea will be the presiding Administrative Law Judge in this investigation.