By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Sep
14
On September 14, 2018, INVT SPE LLC of San Francisco, California (“INVT”) filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California (“Apple”), HTC Corp. of Taiwan and HTC America, Inc. of Seattle, Washington (collectively, “HTC”), and ZTE Corp. of China and ZTE (USA) Inc. of Richardson, Texas (collectively, “ZTE”) (all collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain LTE- and 3G-compliant cellular communications devices that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,760,590 (the ’590 patent), 7,206,587 (the ’587 patent), 7,764,711 (the ’711 patent), 7,848,439 (the ’439 patent), and 7,339,949 (the ’949 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz and John Presper
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Sep
13
On September 12, 2018, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 18 in Certain Carburetors and Products Containing Such Carburetors (Inv. No. 337-TA-1123).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a June 12, 2018 complaint filed by Walbro, LLC of Tucson Arizona (“Walbro”) 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 carburetors and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,394,424 (the ’424 patent), 6,439,547 (the ’547 patent), 6,533,254 (the ’254 patent), 6,540,212 (the ’212 patent), and 7,070,173 (the ’173 patent). See our June 12, 2018 and July 17, 2018 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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Sep
12
On September 12, 2018, ASML Netherlands B.V. of the Netherlands, ASML US, L.P. of Chandler, Arizona, and ASML US, LLC of Chandler, Arizona (collectively, “ASML”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Nikon Corp. of Japan, Nikon Precision Inc. of Belmont, California, and Nikon Research Corp. of America of Belmont, California (collectively, “Nikon”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain semiconductor lithography systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,295,283 (the ’283 patent), 7,403,264 (the ’264 patent), and 9,188,880 (the ’880 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
11
On September 11, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Motorized Vehicles and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1132).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 1, 2018 complaint filed by FCA US LLC of Auburn Hills, Michigan 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 motorized vehicles and components thereof that violate common law trade dress and registered trademarks used with and displayed on Jeep®-brand vehicles manufactured and sold by FCA and its predecessors. See our August 1, 2018 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Sep
10
On September 10, 2018, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd. of New Zealand (“FPH”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that ResMed Corp. of San Diego, California, ResMed Inc. of San Diego, California, and ResMed Ltd. of Australia (collectively, “ResMed”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain obstructive sleep apnea treatment systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,333,315 (the ’315 patent), 9,517,317 (the ’317 patent), 9,539,405 (the ’405 patent), 9,907,925 (the ’925 patent), and 9,974,914 (the ’914 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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