By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Apr
14
On April 10, 2017, PopSockets LLC of Boulder, Colorado (“PopSockets”) 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 collapsible sockets for mobile electronic devices and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,560,031 (the ’031 patent):
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Apr
14
On March 30, 2017, Varidesk LLC of Coppell, Texas (“Varidesk”) 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 height-adjustable desk platforms and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,113,703 (the ’703 patent), 9,277,809 (the ’809 patent), and 9,554,644 (the ’644 patent):
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By Eric Schweibenz and Sasha Rao
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Apr
13
On April 5, 2017, ALJ MaryJoan McNamara issued the public version of Order No. 9 (dated March 27, 2017) in Certain UV Curable Coatings for Optical Fibers, Coated Optical Fibers, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1031).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an October 31, 2016 complaint filed by DSM Desotech, Inc. and DSM IP Assets B.V. (collectively, “Complainants” or “DSM”) alleging that Momentive UV Coatings (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (“MUV”) and OSS Fitel, LLC unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain UV curable optical fiber coatings, coated optical fibers, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,961,508 (the ’508 patent), 7,171,103 (the ’103 patent), 7,067,564, and 7,706,659 (collectively, the “asserted patents”). These asserted patents generally relate to coating products for optical fibers. See our November 1, 2016 and December 5, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and the notice of investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Apr
12
On April 12, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Digital Cable And Satellite Products, Set-Top Boxes, Gateways and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1049).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 10, 2017 complaint filed by Sony Corporation of Japan and Sony Electronics 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 digital cable and satellite products, set-top box products, and gateway products that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. RE45,126; 6,467,093; 8,032,919; 6,556,221; and 6,915,525.  See our March 15, 2017 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Apr
11
On April 11, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Intravascular Administration Sets and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1048).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 8, 2017 complaint filed by Curlin Medical Inc. of East Aurora, New York; Zevex, Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah; and Moog Inc. of East Aurora, New York 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 intravascular administration sets and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,164,921 and 6,371,732. See our March 17, 2017 post for more details on the complaint.
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