Archive for January, 2011

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-758) Regarding Certain Mobile Telephones And Modems

Monday, January 31st, 2011

On January 27, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Mobile Telephones and Modems (Inv. No. 337-TA-758). The investigation is based on a December 28, 2010 complaint filed by Sony Corporation of Japan alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into […]

ALJ Gildea Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Digital Televisions (337-TA-742)

Friday, January 28th, 2011

On January 28, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 7 in Certain Digital Televisions and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-742). In the Order, ALJ Gildea granted a joint motion filed by Complainant LG Electronics, Inc. and Respondents Vizio, Inc., AmTran Technology Co., Ltd., and AmTran Logistics, Inc. to terminate the investigation based on […]

ALJ Gildea Sets Target Date In Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers (337-TA-756)

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Further to our January 14, 2011 post, on January 27, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 2: Notice of Ground Rules and Setting Target Date and Date for Submission of Proposed Procedural Schedule in Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-756). In the Order, ALJ Gildea […]

ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Flat Panel Digital Televisions (337-TA-733)

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

On January 26, 2011, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 10 in Certain Flat Panel Digital Televisions And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-733). In the Order, ALJ Bullock granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Vizio, Inc. and Respondents LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics USA, Inc. to terminate the investigation based upon settlement […]

ALJ Charneski Grants-In-Part Motion To Compel Discovery In Certain Personal Data And Mobile Communications Devices (337-TA-710)

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

On January 24, 2011, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued the public version of Order No. 61 (dated December 7, 2010) granting-in-part Complainants Apple Inc. and NeXT Software Inc.’s (collectively, “Apple”) motion to compel in Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-710). According to the order, Apple moved to compel […]

ITC Issues Final Determination Of No Violation In Certain Printing And Imaging Devices (337-TA-690)

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

On January 25, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to affirm-in-part and reverse-in-part ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr.’s September 23, 2010 Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Printing and Imaging Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-690) and to terminate the investigation with a final determination of no violation of Section […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-757) Regarding Certain Game Devices

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

On January 24, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Game Devices, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-757). The investigation is based on a December 23, 2010 complaint filed by Microsoft Corporation of Redmond, Washington alleging violation of […]

Sharp Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

On January 24, 2011, Sharp Corporation of Japan (“Sharp”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and sell within the U.S. after importation certain liquid crystal display devices and […]

ALJ Luckern Issues Initial Determination In Certain Mobile Telephones And Wireless Communication Devices Featuring Digital Cameras (337-TA-703)

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

On January 24, 2011, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued a notice regarding the Initial Determination (ID) in Certain Mobile Telephones And Wireless Communication Devices Featuring Digital Cameras, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-703). By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Eastman Kodak Company (“Kodak”) and the Respondents are Research In Motion, […]

ALJ Charneski Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Collaborative System Products And Components (337-TA-728)

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

On January 24, 2011, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued Order No. 20 in Collaborative System Products and Components (II) (Inv. No. 337-TA-728). In the Order, ALJ Charneski granted a motion filed by Complainant eInstruction Corporation to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.  According to the Order, Respondents Promethean Inc., Promethean Limited, and Promethean […]