By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Oct
23
On October 10, 2017, Aqua Connect, Inc. (“Aqua Connect”) and Strategic Technology Partners, LLC (collectively, “Complainants”)—both of Orange, California—filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California (“Apple”) unlawfully imports into the U.S., sells for importation, and/or sells within the U.S. after importation certain network personal computers and mobile devices that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. RE46,386 (the ’386 patent) and 8,924,502 (the ’502 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Oct
20
On October 19, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing the Same II (Inv. No. 337-TA-1076).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 19, 2017 complaint filed by FujiFilm Corporation of Japan and FujiFilm Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. of Bedford, 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 certain magnetic data storage tapes and cartridges containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,630,256; 6,835,451; 7,011,899; 6,462,905; and 6,783,094. See our September 25, 2017 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Oct
19
On October 19, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Electrochemical Glucose Monitoring Systems and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1075).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 18, 2017 complaint filed by Dexcom, Inc. of San Diego, 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 electrochemical glucose monitoring systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,724,045 and 9,750,460. See our September 20, 2017 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Oct
18
On October 12, 2017, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 13 in Certain LTE Wireless Communication Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1051).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 17, 2017 complaint filed by LG Electronics, Inc., LG Electronics Alabama, Inc., and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (collectively, “LGE”) 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 LTE wireless communication devices and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,916,714; 8,107,456; 9,191,173; 9,225,572; and 8,891,560. See our March 28, 2017 and April 27, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Oct
17
On October 17, 2017, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 3 in Certain Periodontal Laser Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1070).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 10, 2017 complaint filed by Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc. of Cerritos, 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 periodontal laser dental devices for sale after importation based on false and misleading marketing, promotion, and distribution practices. See our August 10, 2017 and September 19, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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