Author Archive

Johnson Outdoors Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Systems

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

On July 18, 2014, Johnson Outdoors Inc. of Racine, Wisconsin and Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc. of Eufaula, Alabama (collectively, “Johnson Outdoors”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Garmin International, Inc., Garmin North America, Inc., and Garmin USA, Inc.—all of Olathe, Kansas—and Garmin […]

ITC Decides To Review And Modify Initial Advisory Opinion In Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems And Components Thereof (337-TA-879)

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

On July 18, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission) issued a notice determining to review in its entirety the Initial Advisory Opinion (“IAO”) issued by ALJ E. James Gildea in Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-879) and to issue a Commission Advisory Opinion. By way of background, this advisory […]

Federal Circuit Affirms In X2Y Attenuators Appeal (2013-1340)

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

On July 7, 2014, the Federal Circuit issued its opinion in X2Y Attenuators, LLC  v. Int’l Trade Comm’n (2013-1340).  This was an appeal by X2Y Attenuators, LLC (“X2Y”) from the International Trade Commission’s (the “Commission”) final determination in Certain Microprocessors, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-781). In the opinion, the Federal Circuit […]

ALJ Bullock Sets 15-Month Target Date In Certain Archery Products (337-TA-919)

Monday, July 21st, 2014

On July 18, 2014, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6 in Certain Archery Products and Related Marketing Materials (Inv. No. 337-TA-919). By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 9, 2014 complaint filed by Bear Archery, Inc. and SOP Services, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation […]

ITC Issues Public Version of Opinion In Certain Cases For Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-867/861)

Friday, July 18th, 2014

On July 10, 2014, the International Trade Commission (“the Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion in Certain Cases For Portable Electronic Devices (Inv. Nos. 337-TA-867/861). By way of background, the Commission instituted Inv. No. 337-TA-861 based on a complaint filed by Speculative Product Design, LLC (“Speck”) alleging violations of Section 337 by reason […]

Enterprise Systems Technologies Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Communications Or Computing Devices, And Components Thereof

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

On July 16, 2014, Enterprise Systems Technologies S.a.r.l. of Luxembourg (“Enterprise”) filed a complaint 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 communications or computing […]

ALJ Essex Issues Order Denying Respondents’ Motions for Summary Determination In Certain Windshield Wipers (337-TA-902)

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

On July 10, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 21 (dated June 19, 2014), denying multiple motions for summary determination filed by Respondents Federal-Mogul Corporation and Federal-Mogul SA (collectively, “Federal-Mogul”) in Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-902). By way of background, this investigation is based on an […]

ALJ Shaw Rules On Motions To Quash Subpoenas In Certain Standard Cell Libraries (337-TA-906)

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

On July 11, 2014, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order Nos. 23 and 24 in Certain Standard Cell Libraries, Products Containing or Made Using the Same, Integrated Circuits Made Using the Same, and Products Containing Such Integrated Circuits (Inv. No. 337-TA-906). According to Order No. 23, non-party James H. Hogan filed a motion to quash […]

ALJ Lord Sets 16-Month Target Date In Certain Integrated Circuits (337-TA-920)

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

On July 15, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 3 in Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-920). By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 12, 2014 complaint filed by Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale […]

ALJ Gildea Denies Motion For Non-Monetary Sanctions In Certain Integrated Circuit Devices (337-TA-873)

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

On July 7, 2014, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 64 in Certain Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-873). By way of background, the investigation is based on a complaint filed by Complainant Tela Innovations, Inc. (“Tela”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and […]