On July 27, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Video Analytics Software, Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-795).
The investigation is based on an June 29, 2011 complaint filed by ObjectVideo, Inc. of Reston, Virginia alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain video analytics software, systems, components thereof, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,696,945, 6,970,083, 7,613,324, 7,424,175, 7,868,912 and 7,932,923. See our July 5, 2011 post for more details.
According to the Notice of Investigation, the ITC has identified the following entities as the respondents in this investigation:
- Robert Bosch GmbH of Germany
- Bosch Security Systems, Inc. of Fairpoint, New York
- Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd. of Korea
- Samsung Opto-Electronics America Inc. d/b/a Samsung Techwin America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
- Sony Corporation of Japan
- Sony Electronics, Inc. of San Diego, California
In addition, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued a notice indicating that Robert K. Rogers, Jr. will be the presiding Administrative Law Judge in this investigation.