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ITC Finds Violation Of Consent Order And Issues Civil Penalty In Certain Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps (337-TA-830)

Friday, April 11th, 2014

On April 10, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-830).  In the notice, the Commission determined to affirm-in-part and reverse-in-part the Enforcement Initial Determination (“EID”) issued by ALJ Thomas B. Pender on January 10, 2014.  In addition, the Commission […]

ALJ Bullock Denies Motion For Summary Determination Of Violation Of Section 337 In Certain Tires (337-TA-894)

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

On April 4, 2014, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued the public version of Order No. 41 (dated March 14, 2014) in Certain Tires and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-894).  In the Order, ALJ Bullock denied Complainants Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd., Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc., Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., Nitto […]

ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Compel Production Of Samples In Certain Antivenom Compositions (337-TA-903)

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

On April 4, 2014, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued the public version of Order No. 17 (dated March 14, 2014) in Certain Antivenom Compositions and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-903).  In the Order, ALJ Bullock granted Complainant BTG International Inc.’s (“BTG”) motion to compel Respondents Laboratorios Silanes, S.A. de C.V., Instituto Bioclon, […]

ITC Finds Violation Of Section 337 And Issues Cease And Desist Orders In Certain Digital Models, Digital Data, And Treatment Plans For Use, In Making Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances Made Therefrom (337-TA-833)

Monday, April 7th, 2014

On April 3, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Digital Models, Digital Data, and Treatment Plans for Use in Making Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances, the Appliances Made Therefrom, and Methods of Making the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-833).  In the notice, the Commission determined to affirm-in-part, modify-in-part, and reverse-in-part […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-913) Regarding Certain Hemostatic Products

Friday, April 4th, 2014

On April 2, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Hemostatic Products and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-913). The investigation is based on a February 28, 2014 complaint and a March 19, 2014 letter supplementing the complaint filed by Baxter International Inc. of […]

ITC Issues Public Version Of Revised Opinion Remanding Investigation In Certain 3G Mobile Handsets (337-TA-613)

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Further to our February 18, 2014 post, on March 26, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its revised opinion remanding the investigation to Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock for assignment to a presiding ALJ in Certain 3G Mobile Handsets and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-613).  The remanded investigation is […]

ALJ Shaw Denies Motion To Compel In Certain Point-To-Point Network Communication Devices (337-TA-892)

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

On March 24, 2014, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 25 in Certain Point-to-Point Network Communication Devices and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-892).  In the Order, ALJ Shaw denied Complainant Straight Path IP Group, Inc.’s (“Straight Path”) motion to compel certain discovery from Respondents Sony Corp., Sony Corp. of America, Sony Electronics […]

ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion In Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices (337-TA-853)

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Further to our February 24, 2014 post, on March 21, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-853). By way of background, the Complainants in this investigation are Technology Properties Limited […]

ALJ Lord Rules On Discovery Motions In Certain Optical Disc Drives (337-TA-897)

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

On March 21, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 40 in Certain Optical Disc Drives, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-897).  In the Order, ALJ Lord ruled on six discovery motions that had been discussed during a telephone conference on March 20, 2014. In particular, ALJ Lord: denied Respondents MediaTek, […]

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-911) Regarding Certain Lithium Silicate Materials

Monday, March 24th, 2014

On March 21, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Lithium Silicate Materials and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-911). The investigation is based on a February 19, 2014 complaint filed by Ivoclar Vivadent AG of Liechtenstein, Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. of Amherst, […]