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ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion In Certain Audiovisual Components (337-TA-837)

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

On March 26, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Audiovisual Components and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-837).  By way of background, the investigation is based on a March 2, 2012 complaint filed by LSI Corporation and its […]

ALJ Lord Denies Motion To Compel Deposition In Certain Optical Disc Drives (337-TA-897)

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

On March 25, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 42 denying Respondents’ motion to compel Complainant’s employee Ryan Fry for an additional day of deposition and to reimburse fees and costs associated therewith in Certain Optical Disc Drives, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-897). By way of background, the investigation in […]

ALJ Pender Denies Motion For Summary Determination Of Invalidity In Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems (337-TA-890)

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

On March 26, 2014, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 14 (dated March 18, 2014) denying Respondents’ motion for summary determination of invalidity of U.S. Patent No. RE 44,453 (“the ‘453 patent”) in Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-890). By way of background, the investigation is based on a […]

ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion In Certain Rubber Resins (337-TA-849)

Friday, March 7th, 2014

On February 26, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion in Certain Rubber Resins and Processes for Manufacturing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-849).  Due to the size of the opinion, we have divided it into part 1 and part 2. By way of background, this Investigation is based on […]

ALJ Lord Grants Motion For Summary Determination Of No Copyright Infringement In Certain TV Programs (337-TA-886)

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

On February 20, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued the public version of Order No. 18 (dated February 6, 2014) granting Thunderbird Films, Inc., Mindset Television, Inc., and The Walt Disney Company’s (collectively, “Respondents’”) motion for summary determination of no copyright infringement.  The Order simultaneously denied Complainants’ motion to strike evidence related to the motion for […]

ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion In Certain Wireless Devices with 3G Capabilities (337-TA-800)

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

On February 19, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion in Certain Wireless Devices with 3G Capabilities and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-800). By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 26, 2011 complaint filed on behalf of InterDigital Communications, LLC, InterDigital Technology Corporation, and […]

ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Show Cause In Certain Cases For Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-861/867)

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

On February 10, 2014, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 24 granting Complainant Speculative Product Design, LLC’s (“Speck”) motion for an order to show cause why Respondents Global Digital Star Industry, Ltd. (“Global”) and SW-Box.com (“SW-Box”) should not be found in default in Certain Cases For Portable Electronic Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-861/867). By way […]

Federal Circuit Affirms Finding Of No Section 337 Violation In Motorola Appeal (2012-1666)

Friday, January 17th, 2014

On January 10, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a nonprecedential opinion in Motorola Mobility LLC v. ITC (2012-1666).  This was an appeal from the International Trade Commission’s (“the Commission”) determination that Apple Inc. (“Apple”) did not violate Section 337 in Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing […]

Federal Circuit Denies Motorola’s Motion To Dismiss In Microsoft Appeal (2012-1445)

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

On January 3, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a nonprecedential order in Microsoft, Corp. v. ITC (2012-1445).  This was directed to a motion requesting dismissal of Microsoft, Corp.’s appeal from the International Trade Commission’s (“the Commission”) final determination finding no violation of Section 337 of one of the asserted […]

ALJ Lord Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Navigation Products (337-TA-900)

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Further to our November 12 and November 21, 2013 posts, on December 6, 2013 ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 7 setting the procedural schedule in Certain Navigation Products, Including GPS Devices, Navigation and Display Systems, Radar Systems, Navigational Aids, Mapping Systems and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-900). According to the Order, ALJ Lord determined […]