Archive for February, 2011

Femina Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Vaginal Ring Birth Control Devices

Monday, February 28th, 2011

On February 25, 2011, Femina Pharma Incorporated of Miami, Florida (“Femina”) 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/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain vaginal ring birth […]

ITC Decides To Review In Part Initial Determination In Certain Multimedia Display And Navigation Devices And Systems (337-TA-694)

Monday, February 28th, 2011

On February 23, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to review in part an Initial Determination (“ID”) issued by ALJ Carl C. Charneski on December 16, 2010, finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Multimedia Display And Navigation Devices And Systems (337-TA-694). By way of background, the Complainants in […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-761) Regarding Certain Set-Top Boxes

Friday, February 25th, 2011

On February 24, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Set-Top Boxes, and Hardware and Software Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-761). The investigation is based on a January 24, 2011 complaint filed by Microsoft Corporation of Redmond, Washington alleging violation of Section […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-760) Regarding Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices

Friday, February 25th, 2011

On February 24, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices, Products Containing Same, and Methods for Using the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-760). The investigation is based on a January 24, 2011 complaint and February 11 and 14 letters […]

ITC Decides To Review In Part Initial Determination In Certain Ceramic Capacitors (337-TA-692)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

On February 23, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to review in part an Initial Determination (“ID”) issued by ALJ E. James Gildea on December 22, 2010 finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Ceramic Capacitors and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-692). By way of background, the Complainants […]

ALJ Charneski Finds A Number Of Respondents In Default In Certain Toner Cartridges (337-TA-740)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

On February 18, 2011, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued Order Nos. 17 and 18, and on February 22, 2011, issued Order No. 19 in Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-740). In Order No. 17, ALJ Charneski found Respondent IJSS Inc. (d/b/a TonerZone.com Inc. and Inkjet Superstore) in default. In Order No. 18, […]

Update In Certain Mobile Devices (337-TA-744)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Further to our January 11, 2011 post, on February 22, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued a notice regarding the Markman hearing in Certain Mobile Devices, Associated Software, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-744). According to the notice, ALJ Essex determined that the Markman hearing originally scheduled to begin on March 1, 2011, will take […]

Boston Beer Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Glassware

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

On February 18, 2011, Boston Beer Corporation of Boston, Massachusetts (“Boston Beer”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that 1 Source Signature Glassware, Inc., di Sciacca Co., and San Tan Brewing Co. (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) — all of Chandler, Arizona — unlawfully import […]

ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion In Certain Printing And Imaging Devices (337-TA-690)

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Further to our January 27, 2011 post, on February 17, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion affirming-in-part and reversing-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 terminating the investigation with […]

ITC Decides Not To Review Initial Determination In Certain Devices Having Elastomeric Gel (337-TA-732)

Friday, February 18th, 2011

On February 17, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining not to review an Initial Determination (“ID”) issued by Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern on January 28, 2011 granting Complainant Interactive Life Forms, LLC’s (“ILF”) unopposed motion to terminate the investigation in its entirety in Certain Devices Having Elastomeric Gel and […]