Archive for September, 2011

ALJ Rogers Sets 17-Month Target Date In Certain Digital Photo Frames And Image Display Devices (337-TA-807)

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Further to our September 23, 2011 post, on September 29, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 4 in Certain Digital Photo Frames And Image Display Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-807). According to the Order, ALJ Rogers set February 26, 2013 as the target date (which is 17 months after institution […]

ITC Issues Final Determination Of Violation And General Exclusion Order In Certain Toner Cartridges (337-TA-740)

Friday, September 30th, 2011

On September 27, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to terminate the investigation in Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-740) with a finding of a violation of Section 337.  The Commission further determined to issue a general exclusion order (“GEO”) and cease and desist orders (“CDOs”). By […]

ITC Issues Public Version of ALJ Luckern Final Initial and Recommended Determinations in Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (337-TA-726)

Friday, September 30th, 2011

On September 16, 2011, the International Trade Commission issued the public version of former chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern’s Final Initial and Recommended Determinations (“ID”) (dated July 27, 2011) in Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-726).  By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is FlashPoint Technology, Inc. (“Flashpoint”) and the remaining Respondents […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-808) Regarding Certain Electronic Devices With Communication Capabilities

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

On September 27, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Electronic Devices With Communication Capabilities, Components Thereof, and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-808). The investigation is based on an August 16, 2011 complaint, a September 7, 2011 amended complaint, and September 2, […]

ALJ Gildea Denies Motion For Summary Determination On Domestic Industry In Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers (337-TA-756)

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

On September 26, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public version of Order No. 21 (dated September 16, 2011), denying Complainant Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc.’s (“SWM”) motion for summary determination that it satisfies the technical domestic industry requirement for U.S. Patent No. 6,725,867 (the ‘867 patent) in Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers and […]

ALJ Rogers Grants Motion To Compel In Certain Light-Emitting Diodes (337-TA-798)

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

On September 23, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 9:  Granting Complainant’s Motion To Compel in Certain Light-Emitting Diodes and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-798). According to the Order, Complainant Samsung LED Co., Ltd. (“SLED”) filed a motion to compel Respondents OSRAM GmbH, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Inc., […]

ITC Decides To Review In Part Initial Determination In Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (337-TA-726)

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

On September 26, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to review in part an Initial Determination (“ID”) issued by former Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern on July 27, 2011 finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-726). By way of background, the Complainant in […]

Update Regarding Certain Devices For Improving Uniformity Used In A Backlight Module (337-TA-805)

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Further to our September 12 and September 20, 2011 posts, on September 26, 2011, acting Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued a notice indicating that Theodore R. Essex will now be the presiding Administrative Law Judge in Certain Devices For Improving Uniformity Used In A Backlight Module and Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same […]

S3G Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Electronic Devices With Graphics Data Processing Systems

Monday, September 26th, 2011

On September 22, 2011, S3 Graphics Co., Ltd. of the Grand Cayman Islands and S3 Graphics, Inc. of Fremont, California (collectively, “S3G”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Apple Inc. a/k/a Apple Computer, Inc. of Cupertino, California (“Apple”) unlawfully imports into the U.S., […]

ALJ Rogers Rules On Motion To Reopen The Record In Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices (337-TA-741/749)

Monday, September 26th, 2011

On September 22, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 28C in Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices, Including Monitors, Televisions, and Modules, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-741/749).  In the Order, ALJ Rogers denied Respondents Chimei Innolux Corp., Chi Mei Optoelectronics USA, Inc., and Innolux Corp’s. (collectively, “CMI”) motion to reopen the record […]