Archive for November, 2012

ALJ Pender Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Cases For Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-861)

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Further to our November 16, 2012 post, on November 28, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 3 in Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-861). In the Order, ALJ Pender set the procedural schedule for the investigation.  The ALJ determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on August 12, 2013, any […]

ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Electronic Devices Having A Retractable USB Connector (337-TA-843)

Friday, November 30th, 2012

On November 28, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 36 granting Complainant Anu IP LLC’s (“Anu”) motion to terminate the investigation based on withdrawal of the Complaint as to Respondent Option, Inc. in Certain Electronic Devices Having A Retractable USB Connector (Inv. No. 337-TA-843). According the Order, after the complaint was filed, counsel […]

ALJ Rogers Denies Motion To Compel Forensic Examination In Certain Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances (337-TA-562)

Friday, November 30th, 2012

On November 21, 2012, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 56 denying Complainant Align Technology, Inc’s (“Align”) motion to compel Respondent ClearCorrect Operating, LLC (“ClearCorrect”) to submit to a third-party forensic examination in Certain Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances and Methods of Producing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-562). According to the Order, Align moved […]

ALJ Gildea Denies Private Parties’ Joint Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-797)

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

On November 27, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 73 in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-797).  In the Order, ALJ Gildea denied without prejudice Complainant Apple Inc. (“Apple”) and Respondents HTC Corp., HTC America, Inc., and Exedea, Inc.’s (collectively, “HTC”) joint motion to terminate the investigation based on […]

ITC Issues Public Version of Opinion in Certain Polyimide Films (337-TA-772)

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

On November 21, 2012, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion in Certain Polyimide Films, Products Containing Same, and Related Methods (Inv. No. 337-TA-772). By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by Kaneka Corporation (“Kaneka”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into […]

ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Systemax In Certain Computers and Computer Peripheral Devices (337-TA-841)

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

On November 27, 2012, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 34 in Certain Computers and Computer Peripheral Devices and Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-841). In the Order, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Technology Properties Limited LLC (“TPL”) and Respondent Systemax Inc. (“Systemax”) to terminate the […]

ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion In Certain Automated Media Library Devices (337-TA-746)

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

On November 19, 2012, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion with respect to U.S. Patent Nos. 6,328,766 (the ‘766 patent) and 6,353,581 (the ‘581 patent) in Certain Automated Media Library Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-746). By way of background, the complainant in this matter is Overland Storage, Inc. (“Overland”) […]

ALJ Bullock Rules On Motion And Cross-Motion To Compel Discovery In Certain Rubber Resins (337-TA-849)

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

On November 21, 2012, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued the public version of Order No. 12 (dated November 6, 2012) granting-in-part Respondents’ motion to compel discovery and denying Complainant’s cross motion to compel discovery in Certain Rubber Resins and Processes for Manufacturing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-849). As an initial matter, ALJ Bullock reprimanded both Respondents’ […]

ALJ Gildea Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Devices With Secure Communications Capabilities (337-TA-858)

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Further to our October 18, 2012 and October 25, 2012 posts, on November 26, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 2 in Certain Devices with Secure Communication Capabilities, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-858). In the Order, ALJ Gildea set the procedural schedule for the investigation and provided for the […]

ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Sintered Rare Earth Magnets (337-TA-855)

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

On November 20, 2012, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 29 in Certain Sintered Rare Earth Magnets, Methods of Making Same, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-855).  According to the Order, ALJ Bullock granted a joint motion filed by Complainants Hitachi Metals, Ltd. and Hitachi Metals North Carolina, Ltd. and Respondent Shure, […]