Archive for August, 2012

ALJ Rogers Grants Motion To Strike Invalidity And Unenforceability Defenses In Certain Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances (337-TA-562)

Friday, August 31st, 2012

On August 20, 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 44 granting Complainant Align Technology’s (“Align”) motion to strike Respondents ClearCorrect Operating, LLC (“ClearCorrect USA”), ClearCorrect Pakistan (Private), Ltd., Mudassar Rathore, Waqas Wahab, Nadeem Arif, and Asim Waheed’s (collectively, “Respondents”) affirmative defenses related to invalidity or unenforceability in Certain Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment […]

ALJ Gildea Rules On Motions In Certain Electronic Devices for Capturing and Transmitting Images (337-TA-831)

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

On August 23, 2012, ALJ James E. Gildea issued the public versions of Order No. 18 (dated August 3, 2012) and Order No. 19 (dated August 6, 2012) in Certain Electronic Devices for Capturing and Transmitting Images and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-831). By way of background, the investigation is based on a January 10, […]

ITC Reviews And Affirms Summary Determination In Certain Drill Bits (337-TA-844)

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

On August 22, 2012, the International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a notice determining to review ALJ Robert K. Roger’s July 10, 2012 initial determination (“ID”) granting Respondents’ motion for summary determination of no importation and terminating the investigation in Certain Drill Bits and Products Containing Same  (Inv. No. 337-TA-844). By way of background, this investigation […]

ITC Decides Not To Review Initial Determination Terminating Investigation In Certain Devices With Secure Communication Capabilities (337-TA-818)

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

On August 20, 2012, the International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a notice determining not to review ALJ David P. Shaw’s July 18, 2012 initial determination (“ID”) terminating the investigation due to Complainant’s lack of standing in Certain Devices with Secure Communications Capabilities, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same and Cameras (Inv. No. 337-TA-818). By […]

ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate In Certain Kinesiotherapy Devices (337-TA-823)

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

On August 21, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 39 granting Complainants Standard Innovation (US) Corp. and Standard Innovation Corporation (collectively, “Standard”) and Respondent Toys in Babeland LLC (“TIB”) joint motion to terminate the investigation in Certain Kinesiotherapy Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-823). According to the Order, TIB entered into a […]

ALJ Gildea Rules On Motions In Limine In Certain Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-797)

Monday, August 27th, 2012

On August 17, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public versions of Order No. 60 (dated July 26, 2012), Order No. 62 (dated July 30, 2012), and Order No. 67 (dated August 2, 2012) regarding various motions in limine filed by Complainant Apple Inc. (“Apple”) in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. […]

Federal Circuit Reverses And Remands In Amkor Appeal (2010-1550)

Monday, August 27th, 2012

On August 22, 2012 the Federal Circuit issued its opinion in Amkor Tech., Inc. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n (2010-1550).  This was an appeal by Amkor Technology, Inc. (“Amkor”) from the International Trade Commission’s (the “Commission”) final determination in Certain Encapsulated Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-501), wherein the Commission determined […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-853) Regarding Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices

Friday, August 24th, 2012

On August 21, 2012, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-853). The investigation is based on a July 24, 2012 complaint filed by Technology Properties Limited LLC and Phoenix Digital Solutions LLC, both of Cupertino, California, […]

ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion Finding No Violation Of Section 337 In Certain Semiconductor Chips (337-TA-753)

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Further to our July 27, 2012 post, on August 17, 2012, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Semiconductor Chips and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-753). By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Rambus Inc. of Sunnyvale, California […]

Isola Files Enforcement Complaint In Certain Prepregs, Laminates, And Finished Circuit Boards (337-TA-659)

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

On August 17, 2012, Isola USA Corp. of Chandler, Arizona (“Isola”) filed an enforcement complaint in Certain Prepregs, Laminates, and Finished Circuit Boards (Inv. No. 337-TA-659).  The enforcement complaint alleges that Taiwan Union Technology Corp. of Taiwan (“TUC”) violated a consent order that had been entered in the underlying investigation. By way of background, the […]