Archive for July, 2011

ALJ Gildea Grants Summary Determination And Recommends General Exclusion Orders In Certain Electronic Paper Towel Dispensing Devices (337-TA-718)

Friday, July 29th, 2011

On July 21, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public version of an Initial Determination (“ID”) (dated July 12, 2011) granting Complainant Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP’s (“Georgia-Pacific”) motion for summary determination that defaulting Respondents Stefco Industries, Inc. and Cellynne Corporation (collectively, “Stefco”) and defaulting Respondent NetPak Elektronik Plastik ve Kozmetik Sanayi Ve Ticaret Ltd. […]

LG Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Light Emitting Diodes

Friday, July 29th, 2011

On July 27, 2011, LG Electronics, Inc. of South Korea and LG Innotek Co., Ltd. of South Korea (collectively “LG”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that OSRAM Gmbh of Germany, OSRAM Sylvania Inc. of Danvers, Massachusetts, and OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Gmbh of Germany […]

ALJ Luckern Denies Respondents’ Motions For Summary Determination In Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (337-TA-726)

Friday, July 29th, 2011

On July 25, 2011, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued the public versions of Order No. 31 (dated March 25, 2011) and Order No. 32 (dated March 29, 2011) in Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-726).  In the Orders, ALJ Luckern denied Respondents Research In Motion, Ltd., Research In Motion Corporation, Nokia Corp., Nokia Inc., HTC America, Inc., […]

ALJ Luckern Denies Motion to Disqualify In Certain Flip-Top Vials (337-TA-779)

Friday, July 29th, 2011

On July 25, 2011, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued the public version of Order No. 3 (dated July 14, 2011) denying Respondents Süd-Chemie AG, Süd-Chemie, Inc., and Airsec S.A.S.’s (collectively, “Süd-Chemie”) motion to disqualify a law firm as counsel for Complainant CSP Technologies, Inc. (“CSP”) in Certain Flip-Top Vials and Products Using Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-779). By […]

Rovi Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Controls Technology

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

On July 26, 2011, Rovi Corporation, Rovi Guides, Inc., United Video Properties, Inc., and Gemstar Development Corporation (collectively, “Rovi”) — all of Santa Clara, California —filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Sharp Corporation of Japan, Sharp Electronics Corporation of Mahwah, New Jersey, and […]

ITC Issues Opinion Clarifying Licensing-Based Domestic Industry Requirements Under Section 337 In Certain Multimedia Display And Navigation Devices And Systems (337-TA-694)

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Further to our June 27, 2011 post, on July 22, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion affirming, on modified grounds, ALJ Carl C. Charneski’s December 16, 2010 Initial Determination (“ID”) finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Multimedia Display and Navigation Devices and Systems, Components Thereof, […]

ALJ Essex Rules On Motion To Strike Affirmative Defenses In Certain Game Devices (337-TA-757)

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

On July 26, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 8 in Certain Game Devices, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-757). In the Order, ALJ Essex granted-in-part and denied-in-part a motion filed by Complainant Microsoft Corp. (“Microsoft”) to strike certain affirmative defenses asserted by Respondents Datel Design & Development, Inc., […]

InterDigital Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Wireless Devices With 3G Capabilities

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

On July 26, 2011, InterDigital Communications, LLC of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, InterDigital Technology Corp. of Wilmington, Delaware, and IPR Licensing, Inc. of Wilmington, Delaware (collectively “InterDigital”) 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 […]

ITC Reviews And Vacates ALJ Luckern Summary Determination Ruling On Domestic Industry In Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music And Data Processing Devices (337-TA-745)

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

On July 22, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to review, vacate and remand for further proceedings an initial determination (“ID”) issued by Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern granting a motion for summary determination on domestic industry issues in Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music And Data Processing Devices, Computers and […]

ALJ Luckern Issues Public Versions of Orders Denying Motions for Summary Determination In Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (337-TA-726)

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

On July 18, 2011, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued the public versions of Order No. 25 (dated March 2, 2011), Order No. 27 (dated March 10, 2011), and Order No. 28 (dated March 10, 2011) in Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-726). By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Flashpoint […]