Archive for December, 2011

ALJ Rogers Rules on Motion to Compel in Certain Integrated Circuits (337-TA-786)

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

On December 22, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued the public version of Order No. 13 (dated November 22, 2011) in Certain Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing Same Including Televisions (Inv. No. 337-TA-786) Denying Complainant’s Motion to Compel. According to the Order, Complainant Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (“Freescale”) filed a motion to compel Respondent […]

ALJ Rogers Rules on Motion to Compel in Certain Integrated Circuits (337-TA-786)

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

On December 22, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued the public version of Order No. 9 (dated November 2, 2011) in Certain Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing Same Including Televisions (Inv. No. 337-TA-786) granting-in-part and denying-in-part respondent Funai Electric Co. Ltd.’s and Funai Corp., Inc.’s (“Funai”) motion to compel responses to Interrogatory Nos. […]

ALJ Bullock Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Navigation Products (337-TA-810)

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Further to our October 28, 2011 and November 28, 2011 posts, on December 21, 2011, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6: Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain Navigation Products, Components Thereof, and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-810). In the Order, ALJ Bullock included provisions for the early exchange of claim terms, claim construction […]

ALJ Rogers Grants-In-Part and Denies-In-Part Motion To Strike Affirmative Defenses in Certain Devices for Mobile Data Communication (337-TA-809)

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

On December 20, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 10 (i) Granting-In-Part and Denying-In-Part Complainant Openwave Systems, Inc.’s Motion To Strike Apple, Inc.’s Inadequately Pleaded Affirmative Defenses, and (ii) Granting Respondent Apple, Inc.’s Unopposed Motion For Leave to Amend Its Response to the Complaint (Eighth Affirmative Defense) in Certain Devices for Mobile […]

ALJ Pender Rules On Motion To Quash Subpoena In Certain Vaginal Ring Birth Control Devices (337-TA-768)

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

On December 19, 2011, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 27 (dated December 16, 2011) in Certain Vaginal Ring Birth Control Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-768).  In the Order, ALJ Pender granted-in-part Respondents Merck & Co., Inc., Schering-Plough Corporation, Organon USA, Inc., and N.V. Organon’s (collectively, “Merck”) motion to quash subpoenas ad testificandum and duces […]

ALJ Gildea Orders Public Interest Hearing Regarding Settlements In Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory And NAND Flash Memory Devices (337-TA-803)

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

On December 19, 2011, ALJ Gildea issued the public version of Order No. 8 (dated October 18, 2011) in Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory and NAND Flash Memory Devices and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-803).  In the Order, ALJ Gildea set a hearing on November 15, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to […]

ALJ Essex Issues Initial Determination Finding Violation Of Section 337 In Certain Mobile Devices (337-TA-744)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

On December 20, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued a notice regarding the Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Mobile Devices, Associated Software, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-744). By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Microsoft Corporation and the Respondent is Motorola Mobility, Inc. According to the notice, ALJ Essex held that […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-821) Regarding Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory Devices

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

On December 21, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted to institute an investigation of Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory Devices, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-821). The investigation is based on a November 21, 2011 complaint filed by Nanya Technology Corporation of Taiwan alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the […]

ALJ Essex Grants Motions To Terminate Investigation In Certain Protective Cases (337-TA-780)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

On November 29, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public versions of Order Nos. 19 and 20 (both dated November 29, 2011) in Certain Protective Cases and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-780). In Order No. 19, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Otter Products, LLC (“Otter”) and Respondents Cellairis Franchise, Inc. and […]

ALJ Pender Denies Motion for Summary Determination In Certain Vaginal Ring Birth Control Devices (337-TA-768)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

On December 19, 2011, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version of Order No. 24 (dated November 19, 2011) in Certain Vaginal Ring Birth Control Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-768).  The order denied a motion for summary determination filed by Respondents Merck & Co., Inc., Schering Plough Corp., Organon USA, Inc., N.V. Organon, Wal-Mart Stores, […]