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ALJ Shaw Issues 15.5-Month Target Date In Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices, Including Downscan And Sidescan Devices (337-TA-921)

Friday, August 1st, 2014

On July 28, 2014, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 4 in Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices, Including Downscan And Sidescan Devices, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-921). By way of background, this investigation is based on a June 9, 2014 complaint filed by Navico, Inc. and Navico Holding AS […]

Valeo Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Windshield Wipers

Friday, August 1st, 2014

On July 25, 2014 Valeo North America, Inc. of Troy, Michigan and Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V. of Mexico (collectively, “Valeo”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  Please note that Oblon Spivak represents Valeo in this matter. The complaint alleges that Federal-Mogul Corp. of […]

Bose Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Noise Cancelling Headphones

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

On July 25, 2014, Bose Corp. of Framingham, Massachusetts (“Bose”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. The complaint alleges that Beats Electronics, LLC of Culver City, California and Beats Electronics International Ltd. of Ireland (collectively, “Beats”), and Fugang Electronic (Dong Guan) Co., Ltd. of China, and PCH […]

ALJ Essex Rules On Motion To Compel And For Adverse Inferences In Certain Acousto-Magnetic Electronic Article Surveillance Systems (337-TA-904)

Monday, July 28th, 2014

On July 17, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 10 (dated July 8, 2014) in Certain Acousto-Magnetic Electronic Article Surveillance Systems, Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-904). By way of background, the investigation is based on a December 11, 2013 complaint filed by Tyco Fire & […]

Federal Circuit Reverses Termination Of Enforcement Proceedings In Align Technology Appeal (2013-1240, 1363)

Friday, July 25th, 2014

On July 18, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its opinion in Align Technology, Inc. v. ITC (2013-1240, 1363).  This was an appeal from the International Trade Commission’s (“the Commission”) decision that it could review the ALJ’s Order determining that the accused devices were within the scope of the Consent […]

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 […]