By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
06
On September 6, 2017, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 4 in Certain Recombinant Factor IX Products (Inv. No. 337-TA-1066).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 7, 2017 complaint filed by Bioverativ Inc., Bioverativ Therapeutics Inc., and Bioverativ U.S. LLC—all of Waltham, Massachusetts— alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation of certain recombinant Factor IX products that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,670,475; 9,623,091; and 9,629,903. See our July 17, 2017 and August 11, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
05
On August 31, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Microfluidic Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-1068).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 31, 2017 complaint filed by Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. of Hercules, California and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC of Livermore, California alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation of certain microfluidic devices that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,500,664; 9,089,844; 9,636,682; 9,649,635; and 9,126,160. See our August 4, 2017 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Sep
01
On August 29, 2017, Sharp Corp. of Japan and Sharp Electronics Corp. of Montvale, New Jersey (collectively, “Sharp”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Aug
31
On August 11, 2017, the International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued an opinion in Certain UV Curable Coatings for Optical Fibers, Coated Optical Fibers, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1031). In the opinion, the Commission determined to review ALJ MaryJoan McNamara’s initial determination (“ID”) finding certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,706,659 (the ’659 patent) invalid for indefiniteness under 35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶ 2, and, on review, to reverse and vacate the ID.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
30
On August 28, 2017, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 10 in Certain Collapsible Sockets For Mobile Electronic Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1056).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an April 10, 2017 complaint filed by PopSockets LLC of Boulder, Colorado alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation of certain collapsible sockets for mobile electronic devices and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,560,031. See our April 14, 2017 and May 15, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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