Commission Notices
By John Presper and Elissa Sanford
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Aug
26

On August 13, 2021, the Commission issued a notice of its determination to grant Complainants L&L Candle Company and Sotera Tschetter, Inc.’s (collectively, “Complainants”) motion to reopen the record, to vacate a portion of the initial determination (“ID”) regarding the domestic industry, to vacate the grant of summary determination of violation of section 337, and to remand the investigation in Certain Electronic Candle Products and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1195).  The Commission issued an order remanding the investigation the same day.


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By John Presper
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Aug
20

On August 17, 2021, ALJ Clark S. Cheney issued a notice of his initial determination (“ID”) finding a violation of section 337 in Certain Light-Emitting Diode Products, Fixtures, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1213).


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By John Presper and Alec Royka
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Aug
20

On August 13, 2021, Chief ALJ Bullock issued a notice of his initial determination (“ID”) finding a violation of section 337 in Certain Audio Players and Controllers, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1191).


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By John Presper
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Aug
05
On August 3, 2021, the Commission issued a notice of its final determination finding a violation of section 337 and issuance of a general exclusion order in Certain High-Density Fiber Optic Equipment and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1194).
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By John Presper
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May
19
On May 11, 2021, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain High-Potency Sweeteners, Processes for Making Same, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1264).
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By John Presper
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Apr
20
On April 15, 2021, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Skin Rejuvenation Resurfacing Devices, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1262).
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By John Presper
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Mar
21
On March 18, the Commission issued a Notice of Final Determination finding a violation of section 337 and general exclusion order (“GEO”) in Certain Shaker Screens for Drilling Fluids, Components Thereof, and Related Marketing Materials (Inv. No. 337-TA-1184).
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By John Presper
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Mar
04
On March 4, 2021, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Semiconductor Devices, Wireless Infrastructure Equipment Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1254).
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By John Presper
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Feb
11
On February 10, 2021, the ITC issued a notice of its final determination finding a violation of section 337 in Certain Lithium Ion Batteries, Batter Cells, Battery Modules, Battery Packs, Components Thereof, and Processes Therefor (Inv. No. 337-TA-1159). According to the notice, the Commission found a violation of section 337 and issued a limited exclusion order (“LEO”) and cease-and-desist order against Respondents SK Innovation Co., Ltd. of Republic of Korea (“SKI”) and SK Battery America, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (“SKBA”) (collectively, “SK”).
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By Eric Schweibenz
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Dec
18
On December 18, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a notice regarding its final determination in Certain L-Tryptophan, L-Tryptophan Products, and Their Methods of Production (Inv. No. 337-TA-1005).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 10, 2016 complaint filed by Ajinomoto Co., Inc. and Ajinomoto Heartland Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation certain L-tryptophan and L-tryptophan products that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,666,655 and 6,180,373. See our May 10, 2016 and June 13, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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