By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Oct
02
On September 28, 2017, YETI Coolers, LLC of Austin, Texas (“YETI”) filed a complaint (see 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 insulated beverage containers, components, labels, and packaging materials thereof that infringe U.S. Patent Nos. D752,397 (the ’397 patent), D780,533 (the ’533 patent), D781,146 (the ’146 patent), and D784,775 (the ’775 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”), as well as various YETI trademarks and copyrights:
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
29
On September 21, 2017, Philips Lighting North America Corp. of Somerset, New Jersey and Philips Lighting Holding B.V. of the Netherlands (collectively, “Philips Lighting”) filed a complaint (see 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 LED lighting devices, LED power supplies, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,586,890 (the ’890 patent), 7,038,399 (the ’399 patent), 7,256,554 (the ’554 patent), 7,262,559 (the ’559 patent), and 8,070,328 (the ’328 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”):
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Sep
28
On September 26, 2017, Kyocera Senco Brands Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio (“Senco”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Hitachi Koki U.S.A., Limited of Braselton, Georgia (“Hitachi Koki”) unlawfully imports into the U.S., sells for importation, and/or sells within the U.S. after importation certain gas spring nailer products and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,011,547 (the ’547 patent), 8,267,296 (the ’296 patent), 8,267,297 (the ’297 patent), 8,387,718 (the ’718 patent), 8,286,722 (the ’722 patent), and 8,602,282 (the ’282 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Sep
27
On September 25, 2017, The Gillette Company LLC of Boston, Massachusetts (“Gillette”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.
 
The complaint alleges that Edgewell Personal Care Company of Chesterfield, Missouri, Edgewell Personal Care Brands, LLC of Shelton, Connecticut, Edgewell Personal Care, LLC of Shelton, Connecticut, Schick Manufacturing, Inc. of Shelton, Connecticut, and Schick (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. of China (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain shaving cartridges, components thereof, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,193,077 (the ’077 patent).

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By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
26
On September 22, 2017, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6 in Certain X-Ray Breast Imaging Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1063).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a June 8, 2017 complaint filed by Hologic, 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 of certain x-ray breast imaging devices and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,831,296; 8,452,379; 7,688,940; 7,986,765; and 7,123,684. See our July 5, 2017 and July 27, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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