Archive for November, 2011

ALJ Pender Orders Parties To Submit Executive Summary Of Pre-Hearing Briefs In Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music And Data Processing Devices (337-TA-745)

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

On November 28, 2011, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 27 in Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music And Data Processing Devices, Computers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-745). According to the Order, ALJ Pender ordered Complainant Motorola Mobility, Inc. (“Motorola”) and Respondent Apple, Inc. (“Apple”) to file on or before December 1, 2011, […]

ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Hon Hai Precision And Foxconn In Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices (337-TA-769)

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

On November 28, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 23 in Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices, Related Software, And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-769). According to the Order, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) and Respondents Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., Foxconn Electronics, Inc., Foxconn Precision […]

ALJ Rogers Sets Target Date In Certain Projectors With Controlled-Angle Optical Retarders (337-TA-815)

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Further to our November 22, 2011 post, on November 28, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 4 in Certain Projectors With Controlled-Angle Optical Retarders, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-815). According to the Order, ALJ Rogers set April 24, 2013 as the target date (which is 17 months after […]

ALJ Essex Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain LED Photographic Lighting Devices (337-TA-804)

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

On November 28, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 10 in Certain LED Photographic Lighting Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-804). In the Order, ALJ Essex set the procedural schedule for the investigation and indicated that the evidentiary hearing will commence on June 18, 2012.  Also, ALJ Essex determined that a Markman […]

ITC Issues Final Determination Of No Violation In Certain Electronic Devices With Image Processing Systems (337-TA-724)

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

On November 21, 2011, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice determining that there has been no violation of Section 337 in Certain Electronic Devices With Image Processing Systems, Components Thereof, and Associated Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-724).  By way of background, the Complainants in this investigation are S3 Graphics Co. Ltd. and S3 […]

ITC Reviews And Affirms Grant Of Summary Determination On Domestic Industry In Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers (337-TA-756)

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

On November 23, 2011, the International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a notice generally affirming an Initial Determination (“ID”) by ALJ E. James Gildea granting Complainant Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc.’s (“SWM”) motion for summary determination that it satisfies the economic prong of the domestic industry requirement in Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers and Products Containing […]

ALJ Bullock Denies Joint Motion To Conduct Mediation By Telephone In Certain Static Random Access Memories (337-TA-792)

Monday, November 28th, 2011

On November 22, 2011, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 14 in Certain Static Random Access Memories and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-792). In the Order, ALJ Bullock denied a joint motion filed by Complainant Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (“Cypress”) and Alcatel-Lucent and Alcatel-Lucent USA, Inc. (collectively “Alcatel”) requesting permission to allow Cypress’ […]

ALJ Bullock Sets Target Date In Certain Navigation Products (337-TA-810)

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Further to our October 28, 2011 post, on November 21, 2011, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 4 in Certain Navigation Products, Components Thereof, and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-810). In the Order, ALJ Bullock set March 4, 2013 as the target date for completing the investigation (which is sixteen months after institution of […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-816) Regarding Certain Wiper Blades

Monday, November 28th, 2011

On November 22, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Wiper Blades (Inv. No. 337-TA-816). The investigation is based on an October 26, 2011 complaint filed by Robert Bosch LLC of Farmington Hills, Michigan alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation […]

Nanya Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory Devices

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

On November 21, 2011, Nanya Technology Corporation of Taiwan (“Nanya”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Elpida Memory, Inc. of Japan and Elpida Memory (USA) Inc. of Sunnyvale, California (collectively, “Elpida”) and Kingston Technology Co., Inc. of Fountain Valley, California (“Kingston”) unlawfully import […]