Four New 337 Complaints Filed Before The End Of Calendar Year 2013

Posted On: December 31, 2013   by:

On December 20, 2013, Prospera Corporation of Pleasanton, California filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  The complaint alleges that the following unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain electronic pulse massagers and components thereof that infringe U.S. Patent No. D666161:

  • Sanjay Gupta d/b/a Santa Medical of Tustin, California
  • BeautyKo LLC of Great Neck, New York
  • Bia Health Technologies, Ltd. d/b/a Mapleleaf
  • Sunpentown International, Inc. (SPT) of City of Industry, California
  • TruCore Distributors, Inc. of Farmingville, New York
  • SIM Trading Corporation of Halladale, Florida
  • K.S. Choi, Corp. of Los Angeles, California 

Additionally, on December 23, 2013, Tela Innovations, Inc. of Los Gatos, California filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  The complaint alleges that the following unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain standard cell libraries, products containing or made using the same, integrated circuits made using the same, and products containing such integrated circuits that infringe U.S. Patent No. 8,490,043:

  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. of Taiwan
  • TSMC North America of San Jose, California

Further, on December 24, 2013, Springfree Trampoline, Inc., Springfree Trampoline USA Inc., and Springfree Limited Partnership – all of Canada – filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  The complaint alleges that Vuly Trampolines Pty Ltd. of Australia unlawfully imports into the U.S., sells for importation, and/or sells within the U.S. after importation certain soft-edged trampolines and components thereof that infringe certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,319,174.  

Lastly, on December 27, 2013, Macronix International Co., Ltd of China and Macronix America, Inc. of Milpitas, California filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  The complaint alleges that the following unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain non-volatile memory devices and products that contain the same that infringe certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,552,360; 6,100,557; and 6,002,630: 

  • Spansion Inc. of Sunnyvale, California
  • Spansion LLC of Sunnyvale, California
  • Spansion (Thailand) Ltd. of Thailand
  • Beats Electronics LLC of Santa Monica, California
  • Delphi Automotive PLC of the United Kingdom
  • Delphi Automotive Systems, LLC of Troy, Michigan
  • Harman International Industries, Inc. of Stamford, Connecticut
  • Harman Becker Automotive Systems Inc. of Farmington Hills, Michigan
  • Harman Becker Automotive Systems GmbH of Germany
  • Ruckus Wireless Inc. of Sunnyvale, California
  • Tellabs Inc. of Naperville, Illinois

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