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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By Eric Schweibenz and John Presper
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Aug
30
On August 30, 2018, Autel Robotics USA LLC of Bothell, Washington (“Autel”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. of China, DJI Europe B.V. of the Netherlands, DJI Technology Inc. of Burbank, California, iFlight Technology Co. Ltd. of Hong Kong, DJI Baiwang Technology Co. Ltd. of China, DJI Research LLC of Palo Alto, California, DJI Service LLC of Cerritos, California, and DJI Creative Studio LLC of Burbank, California (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain unmanned aerial vehicles and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,979,174 (“the ’174 patent”), 9,260,184 (“the ’184 patent”), and 10,044,013 (“the ’013 patent”).
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
15
On August 13, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version of Order No. 48 in Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same II (Inv. No. 337-TA-1073). Please note that Oblon represents the Aisin Seiki Respondents in this matter.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 5, 2017 complaint filed by Intellectual Ventures II LLC (“IV”) 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 thermoplastic-encapsulated electric motors, components thereof, and products and vehicles containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,154,200; 7,067,944; 7,067,953; 7,683,509; and 7,928,348. See our September 8, 2017 and October 9, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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By Eric Schweibenz and John Presper
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Aug
01
On August 1, 2018, FCA US LLC of Auburn Hills, Michigan (“FCA”) filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. of India and Mahindra Automotive North America, Inc. of Auburn Hills, Michigan (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell 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.
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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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