Archive for April, 2011

ALJ Gildea Sets Revised Procedural Schedule In Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Controls Technology (337-TA-747)

Friday, April 29th, 2011

On April 27, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 14: Setting Revised Procedural Schedule in Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Controls Technology (Inv. No. 337-TA-747). By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Rovi Corporation, Rovi Guides, Inc., and United Video Properties, Inc. — all of Santa Clara, […]

ALJ Gildea Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Glassware (337-TA-767)

Friday, April 29th, 2011

On April 27, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 3:  Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain Glassware (Inv. No. 337-TA-767). By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Boston Beer Corporation of Boston, Massachusetts and the Respondents are 1 Source Signature Glassware, Inc., di Sciacca Co., and San Tan Brewing Co., all […]

Federal Circuit Reverses and Remands in Coaxial Cable Connectors Appeal (2010-1373)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

On April 28, 2011, the Federal Circuit issued a non-precedential opinion in John Mezzalingua Associates, Inc. (d/b/a PPC, Inc.) v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, No. 2010-1373.  This was an appeal from the ITC’s final determination in Certain Coaxial Cable Connectors and Components Thereof and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-650).  In the Initial Determination (“ID”), ALJ […]

ALJ Bullock Denies Motion to Compel Corporate Depositions In Certain Automated Media Library Devices (337-TA-746)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

On April 27, 2011, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 11 in Certain Automated Media Library Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-746).  The Order denied a motion filed by Respondents BDT AG; BDT-Solutions GmbH & Co. KG; BDT Automation Technology (Zhuhai FTZ) Co., Ltd.; BDT de México, S. de R.L. de C.V. (collectively, “BDT”). According to […]

ALJ Gildea Denies Motion to Compel Discovery From Non-Party In Certain Wind And Solar-Powered Light Posts And Street Lamps (337-TA-736)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

On April 26, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 11 denying without prejudice a motion to compel discovery from non-party Benjamin Halpern in Certain Wind and Solar-Powered Light Posts and Street Lamps (Inv. No. 337-TA-736).  The motion was filed by Gus Power Incorporated; Efston Science, Inc.; The StressCrete Group; and King Luminaire, Inc. […]

ITC Extends Target Date And Makes Supplemental Briefing Request Relating To Domestic Industry Issues In Certain Multimedia Display And Navigation Devices And Systems (337-TA-694)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

On April 18, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to extend the target date for completion of the investigation from April 18, 2011 to June 17, 2011 in Certain Multimedia Display And Navigation Devices And Systems (337-TA-694).  In the notice, the Commission also requested supplemental briefing from the public and […]

ITC Decides Not To Review Remand Initial Determination In Certain Foam Footwear (337-TA-567)

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

On April 25, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining not to review a Remand Initial Determination (“ID”) issued by ALJ Charles E. Bullock on February 9, 2011 in Certain Foam Footwear (Inv. No. 337-TA-567). By way of background, Complainant Crocs, Inc. (“Crocs”) filed a complaint with the ITC naming eleven […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-771) Regarding Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones, Mobile Tablets, Portable Music Players, And Computers

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

On April 26, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones, Mobile Tablets, Portable Music Players, and Computers, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-771). The investigation is based on a March 28, 2011 complaint filed by Nokia Corporation […]

ALJ Luckern Denies Motion For Sanctions In Certain Components For Installation Of Marine Autopilots With GPS Or IMU (337-TA-738)

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

On April 22, 2011, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued the public version of Order No. 14 (dated April 5, 2011) denying Complainant AGNC Corporation’s (“AGNC”) motion for sanctions in Certain Components For Installation Of Marine Autopilots With GPS Or IMU (Inv. No. 337-TA-738). By way of background, ALJ Luckern had granted AGNC’s motion to compel […]

ITC Issues Final Determination Of No Violation In Certain Ceramic Capacitors (337-TA-692)

Monday, April 25th, 2011

On April 22, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining that there has been no violation of Section 337 in Certain Ceramic Capacitors and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-692). By way of background, the Complainants in this investigation are Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Murata Electronics North America, Inc. (collectively, […]