By Eric Schweibenz and Stephen McBride
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Jul
12
On July 12, 2018, Windham Packaging, LLC of Windham, New Hampshire (“Windham”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Growers Express, LLC of Salinas, California, and C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (collectively, “Respondents”) have engaged in unfair acts in violation of Section 337 through and in connection with the unlicensed importation into the United States, sale for importation into the United States, and/or sale within the United States after importation of certain microperforated packaging containing fresh produce that infringe U.S. Patent No. 7,083,837 (the “Asserted Patent”).
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By Eric Schweibenz and John Presper
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Jun
12
On June 12, 2018, Walbro, LLC of Tucson Arizona (“Walbro”) filed a complaint (part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4) 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 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) (collectively, the “asserted patents”):
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By Eric Schweibenz and Stephen McBride
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Jun
08
On June 8, 2018, Electrolux Home Products of Charlotte, NC and KX Technologies, LLC of West Haven, CT (collectively, “Electrolux”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Shenzen Calux Purification Technology Co., Limited, Guangzhou Zhixun Xingyi Information Technology Co., Ltd., Ningbo Pureza Limited, Jiangsu Angkua Environmental Technical Co., Ltd., Ecopure Filter Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Dakon Purification Tech Co., Ltd., and HongKong Ecoaqua Co., Limited, each of China, along with Ecolife Technologies, Inc., of City of Industry, California, Ecolife Technologies, LLC of Brighton, Colorado, and Crystala Filters LLC of Patterson, New Jersey (collectively, “Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain water filters and components thereof, that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,673,146 (“the ’146 patent”), 8,137,551 (“the ’551 patent”), 9,233,322 (“the ’322 patent”) and 9,901,852 (“the ‘852 patent”) (collectively, “Asserted Patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Feb
26
On February 26, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 24 in Certain Wireless Headsets (Inv. No. 337-TA-943).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 8, 2014 complaint filed by One-E-Way, Inc. of Pasadena, California alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain wireless headsets that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,865,258 and 8,131,391. See our January 8, 2015 and January 14, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and notice of investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Feb
21
On February 21, 2018, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 22 in Certain Bar Code Readers, Scan Engines, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1061).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 23, 2017 complaint filed by Honeywell International, Inc., Hand Held Products, Inc. d/b/a Honeywell Scanning & Mobility, and Metrologic Instruments, 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 barcode readers, scan engines, products containing the same, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,832,725; 8,511,572; 7,148,923; 7,527,206; 8,646,692; and 9,323,969.  See our June 7, 2017 and June 26, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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