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ITC Decides To Review-In-Part ALJ Bullock’s Initial Determination Finding A Violation Of Section 337 In Certain Windshield Wipers (337-TA-881)

Friday, July 11th, 2014

On July 9, 2014, the International Trade Commission (“the Commission”) issued a notice that it determined to review Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock’s Initial Determination (“ID”) finding a violation of Section 337 in Certain Windshield Wiper Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-881). By way of background, this investigation was instituted by the Commission on […]

ITC Issues General Exclusion Order And Terminates Investigation In Certain Cases For Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-861/867)

Monday, June 30th, 2014

On June 20, 2014 the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-861/867). By way of background, this investigation is a consolidation of Inv. Nos. 337-TA-861 and 337-TA-867.  Speculative Product Design, LLC (“Speck”) filed a first complaint on September 26, 2012, which led to the institution […]

ITC Vacates-In-Part Initial Determination Of Non-Infringement In Certain Multiple Mode Outdoor Grills (337-TA-895)

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Further to our May 28, 2014 post, on June 25, 2014, the International Trade Commission (“the Commission”) issued a notice of its decision to affirm-in-part and vacate-in-part ALJ David P. Shaw’s Initial Determination (“ID”) of non-infringement of certain products in Certain Multiple Mode Outdoor Grills and Parts Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-895). By way of background, on […]

Federal Circuit Affirms Finding Of No Section 337 Violation In Industrial Technology Research Institute Appeal (2013-1480)

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a non-precedential opinion in Indus. Tech. Research Inst. v. ITC (2013-1480).  This was an appeal from the International Trade Commission’s (the “Commission”) determination that LG Electronics, Inc., LG Electronics USA, Inc., LG Display Co., Ltd., and LG Display America, Inc. (collectively, […]

Sunlight Supply And IP Holdings File New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Light Reflectors And Components

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

On June 20, 2014, Sunlight Supply, Inc. (“Sunlight”) and IP Holdings, LLC (collectively, “Complainants”) 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 and/or sell in the U.S. certain light reflectors and components, packaging, and related advertising […]

ALJ Essex Denies Motion For Reconsideration, Motion For Leave To Supplement Production, And Motion For Respondent To Be Found In Default In Certain Windshield Wipers (337-TA-902)

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

On June 24, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public versions of Order No. 12 (dated May 30, 2014), Order No. 14 (dated June 5, 2014) and Order No. 16 (dated June 18, 2014) in Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-902). According to Order No. 12, Respondents Federal-Mogul Corp. and Federal-Mogul […]

ALJ Shaw Denies Motion To Quash Subpoenas In Certain Standard Cell Libraries (337-TA-906)

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

On June 18, 2014, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 21 denying non-parties Andrew B. Kahng and Puneet Gupta’s (collectively, “movants”) motion to quash subpoenas duces tecum and ad testificandum issued by Respondents Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and TSMC North America (collectively, “TSMC”) in Certain Standard Cell Libraries, Products Containing or Made Using […]

ITC Rescinds Limited Exlcusion Order In Certain Encapsulated Integrated Circuit Devices (337-TA-501)

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

On June 19, 2014, the International Trade Commission (“the Commission”) issued a notice of its determination to rescind the limited exclusion order (“LEO”) in Certain Encapsulated Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-501) based on a settlement and license agreement. By way of background, the Commission instituted the investigation based on a […]

ALJ Essex Denies Motion To Compel Production Of Documents In Certain Windshield Wipers (337-TA-902)

Monday, June 9th, 2014

On June 3, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 11 (dated May 19, 2014) denying Complainant Trico Products Corp.’s (“Trico”) motion to compel Respondents Federal-Mogul Corp. and Federal-Mogul SA (collectively, “Federal-Mogul”) to produce documents in Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-902). According to the Order, Trico […]

ALJ Essex Grants-In-Part Motion To Strike Invalidity Contentions In Certain Windshield Wipers (337-TA-902)

Friday, June 6th, 2014

On June 3, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 9 (dated May 5, 2014) granting-in-part Complainant Trico Products Corp.’s (“Trico”) motion to strike the invalidity contentions of Respondents Federal-Mogul Corp. and Federal-Mogul S.A. (collectively, “Federal-Mogul”) in Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-902). By way of background, […]