Archive for October, 2011

ALJ Shaw Cancels Tutorial And Markman Hearing In Certain Microprocessors (337-TA-781)

Monday, October 31st, 2011

On October 31, 2011, ALJ David P. Shaw issued a notice in Certain Microprocessors, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-781). In the notice, ALJ Shaw canceled both the technology tutorial and Markman that were scheduled to commence on November 28, 2011.  ALJ Shaw further indicated that the “tutorial will be rescheduled at […]

ITC Decides To Rescind In Part Limited Exclusion Order In Certain Silicon Microphone Packages (337-TA-629)

Monday, October 31st, 2011

On October 28, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice, order, and opinion determining to rescind in part the limited exclusion order issued in Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-629).  Please note that Oblon Spivak represents Respondent MEMS Technology Berhad (“MemsTech”) in this matter. According to the […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-810) Regarding Certain Navigation Products

Friday, October 28th, 2011

On October 28, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Navigation Products, Components Thereof, and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-810). The investigation is based on a September 30, 2011 complaint filed by Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. of Japan and Furuno U.S.A., Inc. […]

ALJ Rogers Sets 17-Month Target Date In Certain Devices For Mobile Data Communication (337-TA-809)

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Further to our October 10 and October 11, 2011 posts, on October 27, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 5 in Certain Devices For Mobile Data Communication (Inv. No. 337-TA-809). According to the Order, ALJ Rogers set March 12, 2013 as the target date (which is 17 months after institution of the […]

Bosch Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Wiper Blades

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

On October 26, 2011, Robert Bosch LLC of Farmington Hills, Michigan (“Bosch”) 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 “flat” or […]

ITC Decides To Modify Final Initial Determination In Certain Biometric Scanning Devices (337-TA-720)

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

On October 24, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining to modify the final initial determination (“ID”) issued by former Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern on June 17, 2011, finding a violation of Section 337 in Certain Biometric Scanning Devices, Components Thereof, Associated Software, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. […]

ALJ Essex Denies Motion To Dismiss In Certain LED Photographic Lighting Devices (337-TA-804)

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

On October 25, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 7 in Certain LED Photographic Lighting Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-804). According to the Order, Respondent Shantou Nanguang Photographic Equipment Co., Ltd. (“Nanguang”) filed a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.  Complainants Litepanels, […]

Beacon Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Automotive GPS Navigation Systems

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

On October 21, 2011, Beacon Navigation GmbH of Switzerland (“Beacon”) 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 automotive GPS navigation systems, […]

ALJ Gildea Denies Motion for Summary Determination In Certain Set-Top Boxes (337-TA-761)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

On October 19, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public version of Order No. 22 (dated October 5, 2011) denying Respondent TiVo Inc.’s (“TiVo) motion for summary determination that Complainant Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) cannot satisfy the technical prong of the domestic industry requirement in Certain Set-Top Boxes, and Hardware and Software Components Thereof (Inv. […]

ITC Issues Notice of Final Determination In Certain Ink Cartridges With Printheads (337-TA-723)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

On October 24, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice of final determination finding a violation of Section 337, issuing a general exclusion order, and terminating the investigation in Certain Inkjet Cartridges with Printheads and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-723). By way of background, and according to the notice, Complainants Hewlett-Packard Company […]