By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Feb
02
On February 2, 2018, Lumencor, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon (“Lumencor”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Excelitas Technologies Corp. of Waltham, Massachusetts and Lumen Dynamics Group, Inc. of Canada (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain light engines and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,574,722 (the ’722 patent), 9,395,055 (the ’055 patent), and 8,493,564 (the ’564 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”).
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By Eric Schweibenz and Alex Englehart
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Feb
01
On January 31, 2018, Carter Fuel Systems, LLC of Logansport, Indiana (“Carter”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.
 
The complaint alleges that Wenzhou Jushang (JS) Performance Parts Co. Ltd. of China (“WJP”) unlawfully imports into the U.S., sells for importation, and/or sells within the U.S. after importation certain fuel-pump assemblies with vapor separators and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,257,208 (the ’208 patent).

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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
30
On January 30, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Graphics Processors and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1099).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 29, 2017 complaint filed by ZiiLabs Inc., Ltd. of Bermuda 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 graphics processors and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,181,355; 6,900,800; 8,144,156; and 8,643,659. See our January 2, 2018 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
26
On January 25, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 34 in Certain Robotic Vacuum Cleaning Devices and Components Thereof Such As Spare Parts (Inv. No. 337-TA-1057).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an April 18, 2017 complaint filed by iRobot Corp. 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 of certain robotic vacuum cleaning devices and components thereof such as spare parts that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,809,490; 7,155,308; 8,474,090; 8,600,553; 9,038,233; and 9,486,924. See our April 26, 2017 and May 22, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
24
On January 23, 2018, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 9 in Certain Pool And Spa Enclosures (Inv. No. 337-TA-1069).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 10, 2017 complaint filed by Aqua Shield, 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 pool and spa enclosures that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,637,160. See our May 12, 2017 and September 13, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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