Archive for January, 2012

ALJ Shaw Denies Motion To Strike Expert Testimony in Certain Gaming and Entertainment Consoles (337-TA-752)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

On January 30, 2012, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 33 concerning a renewed request to strike expert testimony by the Respondent in Certain Gaming and Entertainment Consoles, Related Software, and Components Thereof  (337-TA-752). As described in our January 26, 2012 post, ALJ Shaw recently ruled on several motions in limine filed by Complainants […]

ITC Issues Opinion On Remedy, Public Interest, and Bonding In Certain Electric Paper Towel Dispensing Devices And Components Thereof (337-TA-718)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Further to our December 5, 2011 post, on January 20, 2012, the International Trade Commission issued its opinion with respect to remedy, public interest, and bonding in Certain Electric Paper Towel Dispensing Devices And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-718). By way of background, Complainant Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP of Atlanta, Georgia (“Georgia-Pacific”) filed a complaint […]

ALJ Rogers Sets 18-Month Target Date In Certain Portable Communication Devices (337-TA-827)

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Further to our January 17, 2012 post, on January 24, 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 3 in Certain Portable Communication Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-827). According to the Order, ALJ Rogers set July 18, 2013 as the target date (which is 18 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Rogers further indicated […]

ALJ Rogers Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Digital Photo Frames and Image Display Devices (337-TA-807)

Monday, January 30th, 2012

On January 25, 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued the public version of Order No. 19 (dated January 25, 2012) in Certain Digital Photo Frames And Image Display Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-807). In the Order, ALJ Rogers granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Technology Properties Limited LLC (“TPL”) and Respondent […]

ALJ Bullock Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Controls Technology (337-TA-820)

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Further to our December 16, 2011 and January 12, 2012 posts, on January 24, 2012, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 5 in Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Control Technology (Inv. No. 337-TA-820). In the Order, ALJ Bullock included provisions for the early exchange of claim terms, claim construction expert […]

ALJ Rogers Grants Joint Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Starter Motors and Alternators (337-TA-755)

Friday, January 27th, 2012

On January 20 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued the public version of Order No. 52 in Certain Starter Motors and Alternators (Inv. No. 337-TA-755).  In the Order, ALJ Rogers granted a joint motion filed by Complainants Remy International, Inc. and Remy Technologies LLC and Respondent Electric Motor Service, Inc. to terminate the investigation […]

ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Vaginal Ring Birth Control Devices (337-TA-768)

Friday, January 27th, 2012

On January 20, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 30 in Certain Vaginal Ring Birth Control Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-768).  According to the Order, Complainant Femina Pharma Inc. (“Femina”) moved to terminate the investigation based on withdrawal of the complaint under Commission Rule 210.21(a)(1).  Respondents Merck & Co., Inc., Schering Plough Corporation, Organon […]

ALJ Rogers Denies Motion For Summary Determination Of Invalidity In Certain Polyimide Films (337-TA-772)

Friday, January 27th, 2012

On January 26, 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 24 denying Respondents SKC, Inc. and SKC Kolon PI, Inc.’s (collectively, “SKC”) motion for summary determination that claims 1, 2, 6-10 and 12-14 of U.S. Patent No. 7,691,961 (“the ‘961 patent”) are invalid as anticipated in Certain Polyimide Films, Products Containing Same, and […]

ALJ Pender Denies Motion To Compel In Certain Wireless Communication Devices And Systems (337-TA-775)

Friday, January 27th, 2012

On January 20, 2012 ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 21 in Certain Wireless Communication Devices and Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (337-TA-775) denying Respondents Apple Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, Aruba Networks, Inc., Meru Networks, and Ruckus Wireless’s (collectively, “Respondents”) motion to compel the production of documents and testimony from Complainant Linex Technologies, […]

ALJ Shaw Rules On Motions In Limine in Certain Gaming and Entertainment Consoles (337-TA-752)

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

On January 23, 2012 ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public versions of Order Nos. 31 and 32 (both dated January 6, 2012) concerning motions in limine filed by the Complainants and the Respondent, respectively, in Certain Gaming and Entertainment Consoles, Related Software, and Components Thereof (337-TA-752). By way of background, the investigation is based […]