By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Dec
29
On December 22, 2017, Neptune Subsea Acquisitions Ltd. of the United Kingdom, Neptune Subsea IP Ltd. of the United Kingdom, and Xtera, Inc. of Allen, Texas (“Xtera”) (collectively, “Complainants”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain subsea telecommunication systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,380,068 (the ’068 patent), 7,860,403 (the ’403 patent), 8,971,171 (the ’171 patent), 8,351,798 (the ’798 patent), and 8,406,637 (the ’637 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”):
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Dec
28
On December 21, 2017, BiTMICRO, LLC of Reston, Virginia (“BiTMICRO”) filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain solid state storage drives, stacked electronic components, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,826,243 (the ’243 patent), 6,529,416 (the ’416 patent), 9,135,190 (the ’190 patent), and 8,093,103 (the ’103 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”):
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Dec
22
On December 14, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Color Intraoral Scanners and Related Hardware and Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-1091).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a November 14, 2017 complaint filed by Align Technology, Inc. of San Jose, 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 certain color intraoral scanners and related hardware and software that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,363,228; 8,451,456; 8,675,207; 9,101,433; 6,948,931; and 6,685,470. See our November 14, 2017 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Dec
21
On December 20, 2017, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 27 in Certain Consumer Electronic Devices, Including Televisions, Gaming Consoles, Mobile Phones and Tablets, and Network-Enabled DVD and Blu-Ray Players (Inv. No. 337-TA-1060).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 9, 2017 complaint filed by ARRIS Enterprises LLC of Suwanee, Georgia 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 consumer electronic devices, including televisions, gaming consoles, mobile phones and tablets, and network-enabled DVD and Blu-Ray players that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,473,858; 6,934,148; 7,113,502; 7,752,564; 8,300,156; and 9,521,466. See our May 11, 2017 and June 9, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Dec
20
On December 15, 2017, Newpark Mats & Integrated Services LLC of The Woodlands, Texas (“Newpark”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Checkers Industrial Products, LLC of Broomfield, Colorado, Checkers Safety Group UK LTD of the United Kingdom, and Zigma Ground Solutions LTD of the United Kingdom (collectively, “Checkers”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain load supporting systems, including composite mat systems, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,511,257 (the ’257 patent) and 6,695,527 (the ’527 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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