Archive for February, 2013

ALJ Shaw Grants Motion To Compel Litigation Invoices In Certain Audiovisual Components (337-TA-837)

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

On February 19, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 62 (dated February 5, 2013) granting Respondents Funai Electric Co., Ltd.; Funai Corporation, Inc.; P&F USA, Inc.; Funai Service Corporation; MediaTek Inc.; MediaTek USA Inc.; MediaTek Wireless, Inc.; Ralink Technology Corporation; and Ralink Technology Corporation USA’s (collectively, the “Respondents”) motion […]

ALJ Gildea Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Wireless Communications Equipment (337-TA-866)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Further to our January 29, 2013 and February 8, 2013 posts, on February 25, 2013, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 5 in Certain Wireless Communications Equipment and Articles Therein (Inv. No. 337-TA-866). In the Order, ALJ Gildea set the procedural schedule for the investigation and provided for the early exchange of claim terms […]

ITC Issues Opinion and Order In Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (337-TA-739)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

On February 22, 2013, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued its opinion and order in Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-739). By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. (“Leviton”), which alleged violation of Section 337 with respect to certain ground fault […]

Federal Circuit Affirms ITC’s Final Determination In Bourdeau Bros. Appeal (2012-1262)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

On February 20, 2013, a Federal Circuit panel consisting of Judges Newman and Lourie as well as Chief Judge Leonard Davis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a per curiam judgment, pursuant to Federal Circuit Rule 36, affirming the ITC’s final determination in Bourdeau Bros., Inc. v.  ITC (2012-1262). […]

ALJ Bullock Issues Remand Initial Determination In Certain Static Random Access Memories (337-TA-792)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

On February 25, 2013, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued a notice regarding the Remand Initial Determination on Validity and Enforceability (“RID”) in Certain Static Random Access Memories and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-792).  By way of background, the Complainant in this matter is Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and the remaining Respondents are GSI Technology, […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-871) Regarding Certain Wireless-Communication Base Stations

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

On February 25, 2013, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Wireless-Communication Base Stations and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-871). The investigation is based on a January 24, 2013 complaint filed by Adaptix, Inc. of Carrolton, Texas alleging violation of Section 337 in the […]

ALJ Shaw Rules On Motions To Strike In Certain Wireless Devices With 3G Capabilities (337-TA-800)

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

On February 21, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 89 (dated January 16, 2013) in Certain Wireless Devices with 3G Capabilities and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-800). By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 26, 2011 complaint filed on behalf of InterDigital Communications, LLC, InterDigital […]

ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion In Certain Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances (337-TA-562)

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

On February 19, 2013, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion in Certain Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances and Methods of Producing Same (Inc. No. 337-TA-562). By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by Align Technology, Inc. (“Align”) alleging violation of Section 337 in […]

Neology Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Radio Frequency Identification (“RFID”) Products

Monday, February 25th, 2013

On February 22, 2013, Neology, Inc. of Poway, California (“Neology”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Federal Signal Corporation of Oakbrook, Illinois, Federal Signal Technologies, LLC of Irvine, California, and Sirit Corp. of Irvine, California (collectively, “Federal Signal”) and 3M Company of St. […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-870) Regarding Certain Electronic Bark Control Collars

Monday, February 25th, 2013

On February 19, 2013, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Electronic Bark Control Collars (Inv. No. 337-TA-870). The investigation is based on a January 14, 2013 complaint filed by Radio Systems Corporation of Knoxville, Tennessee (“RSC”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the […]