By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Jul
05
On June 28, 2017, Hologic, Inc. of Marlborough, Massachusetts (“Hologic”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that FujiFilm Corp. of Japan, FujiFilm Medical Systems USA, Inc. of Stamford, Connecticut, and FujiFilm Techno Products Co., Ltd. of Japan (collectively, “FujiFilm”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain x-ray breast imaging devices and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,831,296 (the ’296 patent), 8,452,379 (the ’379 patent), 7,688,940 (the ’940 patent), 7,986,765 (the ’765 patent), and 7,123,684 (the ’684 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
03
On June 30, 2017, ALJ Dee Lord issued a notice of the Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Semiconductor Devices, Semiconductor Device Packages, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1010).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by Tessera Technologies, Inc., Tessera, Inc., and Invensas Corp. 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 certain semiconductor devices, semiconductor device packages, and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,856,007; 6,849,946; and 6,133,136. See our May 24, 2016 and July 1, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
30
On June 22, 2017, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 6 in Certain Height-Adjustable Desk Platforms and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1054).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 30, 2017 complaint filed by Varidesk LLC of Coppell, Texas 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 certain height-adjustable desk platforms and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,113,703; 9,277,809; and 9,554,644. See our April 14, 2017 and May 3, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
29
On June 22, 2017, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 5 in Certain Dental Ceramics, Products Thereof, and Methods of Making the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1050).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 17, 2017 complaint filed by Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc., and Ardent, Inc. 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 certain dental ceramics and products thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,452,836; 6,517,623; 6,802,894; and 6,455,451. See our March 20, 2017 and April 25, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
28
On June 21, 2017, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 8 in Certain Collapsible Sockets For Mobile Electronic Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1057).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an April 10, 2017 complaint filed by PopSockets LLC 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 26, 2017 and May 22, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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