By Eric Schweibenz and Michael West
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Jun
07
On June 7, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Infotainment Systems, Component Thereof, and Automobiles Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1119).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 7, 2018 complaint filed by Broadcom Corporation of San Jose, California. An amended complaint was filed May 16, 2018, and supplements to the complaint were field on May 18, 2019 and May 30, 2018. The complaint, as amended and supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain infotainment systems and automobiles that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,937,187 (“the ’187 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 8,902,104 (“the ’104 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,512,752 (“the ’752 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,530,027 (“the ’027 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 8,284,844 (“the ’844 patent”); and U.S. Patent No. 7,437,583 (“the ’583 patent”). See our May 7, 2018 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Michael West
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Jun
06
On June 6, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Movable Barrier Operator Systems and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1118).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 4, 2018 complaint filed by The Chamberlain Group, Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois. A supplement to the complaint was filed on May 15, 2018. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain movable barrier operator systems that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,587,404 (“the ’404 Patent”); 7,755,223 (“the ’223 Patent”); and 6,741,052 (“the ’052 Patent”). See our May 4, 2018 post for more details on the complaint.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Michael West
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Jun
01
On May 31, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Blood Cholesterol Testing Strips and Associated Systems Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1116).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an April 30, 2018 complaint filed by, Polymer Technology Systems, Inc. (“PTS”) of Indianapolis, Indiana. The complaint, as amended, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain blood cholesterol testing strips that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,087,397; U.S. Patent No. 7,625,721; and U.S. Patent No. 7,494,818.
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By Eric Schweibenz and Michael West
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May
07
On May 7, 2018, Broadcom Corporation of San Jose, California filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) requesting that the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) 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 infotainment systems that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,937,187 (“the ’187 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 8,902,104 (“the ’104 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,512,752 (“the ’752 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,530,027 (“the ’027 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 8,284,844 (“the ’844 patent”); and U.S. Patent No. 7,437,583 (“the ’583 patent”) (collectively, the “Asserted Patents”):
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By Eric Schweibenz and Michael West
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May
04
On May 4, 2018, The Chamberlain Group, Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois filed a complaint requesting that the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) 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 movable barrier operator systems that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,587,404 (“the ’404 patent”); 7,755,223 (“the ’223 patent”); and 6,741,052 (“the ’052 patent”) (collectively, the “Asserted Patents”):
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