Archive for September, 2012

ALJ Rogers Issues Initial Determination In Certain Coenzyme Q10 Products (337-TA-790)

Friday, September 28th, 2012

On September 27, 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued a notice regarding the Initial Determination on Violation (“ID”) in Certain Coenzyme Q10 Products and Methods of Making Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-790).  By way of background, the investigation is based on a complaint filed by Complainant Kaneka Corporation alleging violation of Section 337 in the […]

ALJ Rogers Sets Target Date In Certain Wireless Communication Devices (337-TA-856)

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Further to our September 20, 2012 post, on September 26, 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 4 in Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, Computers, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-856). According to the Order, ALJ Rogers set January 21, 2014 as the target date (which is 16 […]

ALJ Rogers Sets Target Date In Certain Two-Way Global Satellite Communication Devices (337-TA-854)

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Further to our September 19, 2012 post, on September 26, 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 4 in Certain Two-Way Global Satellite Communication Devices, Systems, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-854). According to the Order, ALJ Rogers set December 20, 2013 as the target date (which is 15 months after institution of […]

Meredith Broadbent Sworn In As ITC Commissioner

Friday, September 28th, 2012

On September 11, 2012, the ITC issued a press release announcing that Meredith Broadbent has been sworn in as a commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission. According to the press release: Meredith Broadbent, a Republican of Virginia, has been sworn in as a Commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC). Nominated to the […]

Speck Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Cases For Portable Electronic Devices

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

On September 26, 2012, Speculative Product Design, LLC d/b/a Speck of Mountain View, California (“Speck”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation […]

ALJ Pender Denies Motions To Exclude Witness Testimony In Certain Silicon Microphone Packages (337-TA-825)

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

On September 21 and 24, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 12 and Order No. 14, respectively, denying motions to exclude witness testimony in Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-825). According to Order No. 12, complainant Knowles Electronics, LLC (“Knowles”) sought to exclude respondents Analog Devices, Inc., Amkor […]

Update Regarding Certain Sintered Rare Earth Magnets (337-TA-855)

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

On September 25, 2012, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued a notice assigning himself as the presiding Administrative Law Judge in Certain Sintered Rare Earth Magnets, Methods of Making Same and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-855).

Avago Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Optoelectronic Devices For Fiber Optic Communications

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

On September 25, 2012, Avago Technologies Fiber IP (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. of Singapore, Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. of Singapore, and Avago Technologies U.S. Inc. of San Jose, California (collectively, “Avago”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that IPtronics A/S of Denmark […]

ALJ Shaw Grants Motion To Compel Discovery In Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Control Technology (337-TA-845)

Monday, September 24th, 2012

On September 18, 2012, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 10 (dated September 12, 2012) in Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Control Technology (Inv. No. 337-TA-845). In the Order, ALJ Shaw granted Respondent Netflix, Inc.’s (“Netflix”) motion to compel Complainants Rovi Corporation; Rovi Guides, Inc.; Rovi Technologies […]

ITC Decides To Review Initial Determination In Certain Automated Media Library Devices (337-TA-746)

Friday, September 21st, 2012

On August 20, 2012, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Automated Media Library Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-746).  In the notice, the Commission determined to review in part Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock’s June 20, 2012 Initial Determination (“ID”), which found no violation of Section 337 by Respondents in this investigation. […]