Settlements

ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate The Investigation As To SmartOne In Certain Inkjet Ink Supplies (337-TA-691)

By Eric Schweibenz
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May
18
On May 14, 2010, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 14 in Certain Inkjet Ink Supplies and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-691).

In the Order, ALJ Essex granted a motion filed by Complainant Hewlett-Packard Company to terminate the investigation as to Respondent SmartOne Services LLC d/b/a InkForSale.net on the basis of a settlement agreement between the parties.

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ALJ Charneski Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Digital Televisions (337-TA-617)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
01
On May 28, 2010, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued the public version of Order No. 33 in Certain Digital Televisions and Certain Products Containing Same and Methods of Using Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-617).

In the Order, ALJ Charneski granted a joint motion filed by Complainants Funai Electric Co., Ltd. and Funai Corporation, Inc. and Respondents Vizio, Inc., AmTran Technology Co., Ltd., and Suzhou Raken Technology, Ltd. (the “Vizio Respondents”) to terminate the enforcement proceeding as to the Vizio Respondents based on settlement and licensing agreements.

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ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Certain Respondents In Certain Stringed Musical Instruments (337-TA-708)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
08
On June 4, 2010, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 13 in Certain Stringed Musical Instruments and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-708).

In the Order, ALJ Bullock granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Geoffrey McCabe and Respondents Floyd Rose Guitars, Floyd Rose Marketing, Inc., Davitt & Hanser Music Co., d/b/a HHI, and Ping Well Industrial Co., Ltd. to terminate the investigation based on a consent order stipulation.

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ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory Semiconductors (337-TA-707)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
02
On June 29, 2010, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 10 in Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory Semiconductors and Products Containing Same, Including Memory Modules (Inv. No. 337-TA-707).

According to the Order, Complainants Infineon Technologies AG (“IFX”) and Infineon Technologies North America Corp. and Respondents Elpida Memory Inc. (“Elpida”), Elpida Memory (USA) Inc., Rexchip Electronics Corp., Kingston Technology Co. Inc., Kingston Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Kingston Technology Far East Co. Ltd., Kingston Technology Far East (M) Sdn. Bhd., Payton Technology Corp., Apacer Technology Inc., Apacer Memory America Inc., Corsair Memory, Corsair Memory (Taiwan), Mushkin Inc., Mushkin APAC, Transcend Information Inc., and Transcend USA (collectively, “Respondents”) filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation on the basis of a settlement agreement.  Further, the agreement is between IFX and Elpida and, while the other remaining Respondents are not party to the agreement, the motion requests that the investigation be terminated against those remaining Respondents as well.

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ALJ Gildea Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Wireless Communications System Server Software, Wireless Handheld Devices And Battery Packs (337-TA-706)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
02
ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 13 in Certain Wireless Communications System Server Software, Wireless Handheld Devices and Battery Packs (Inv. No. 337-TA-706).

In the Order, ALJ Gildea granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Motorola, Inc. and Respondents Research in Motion Limited and Research in Motion Corporation to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles (337-TA-688)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
22
On July 22, 2010, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order 16 in Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-688).

In the Order, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Paice LLC and Respondents Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor North America, Inc., and Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. based on a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Essex Grants Motion to Terminate Investigation As To Certain Respondents In Certain Display Devices (337-TA-713)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
14
On September 7, 2010, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 15 in Certain Display Devices, Including Digital Televisions and Monitors (Inv. No. 337-TA-713).

In the Order, ALJ Essex granted a motion filed by Complainant Sony Corporation to terminate the investigation as to Respondents TPV Technology Limited, Top Victory Electronics (Taiwan) Co., Ltd., TPV International (USA), Inc., Envision Peripherals, Inc., Top Victory Investments Ltd., TPV Electronics (Fujian) Co., Ltd., TPV Display Technology (Wuhan) Co., Ltd., and TPV Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. on the basis of a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Certain Respondents In Certain Stringed Musical Instruments (337-TA-708)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
15
On September 7, 2010, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 15 in Certain Stringed Musical Instruments and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-708).

In the Order, ALJ Bullock granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Geoffrey McCabe and Respondents Hoshino (U.S.A.) Inc. and Hoshino Gakki Co., Ltd. to terminate the investigation based on a patent license and settlement agreement.

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ALJ Rogers Grants Motions To Terminate Investigation As To Certain Respondents In Certain Inkjet Ink Cartridges With Printheads (337-TA-723)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
12
On November 10, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 17 and Order No. 18 in Certain Inkjet Ink Cartridges With Printheads and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-723).

In Order No. 17, ALJ Rogers granted a motion filed by Complainants Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (collectively, “HP”) to terminate the investigation as to Respondent SinoTime Technologies, Inc. d/b/a All Colors on the basis of a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Rogers Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. In Certain Semiconductor Products (337-TA-729)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
16
On November 15, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 10 in Certain Semiconductor Products Made By Advanced Lithography Techniques And Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-729).

In the Order, ALJ Rogers granted a joint motion filed by Complainant STC.UNM and Respondent Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Gildea Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Electronic Paper Towel Dispensing Devices (337-TA-718)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Dec
02
On December 1, 2010, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 25 in Certain Electronic Paper Towel Dispensing Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-718).

In the Order, ALJ Gildea granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP and Respondents Draco Hygienic Products, Inc., Kruger Products LP, KTG USA LP, New Choice (H.K.) Ltd., and Vida International Inc. to terminate the investigation based on a consent order stipulation.

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ALJ Rogers Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co., Ltd. In Certain Semiconductor Products (337-TA-729)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Dec
09
On December 6, 2010, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 11 in Certain Semiconductor Products Made By Advanced Lithography Techniques And Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-729).

In the Order, ALJ Rogers granted a joint motion filed by Complainant STC.UNM and Respondent Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Underground Cable And Pipe Locators (337-TA-727)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Dec
10
On December 1, 2010, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6 in Certain Underground Cable and Pipe Locators (Inv. No. 337-TA-727).

In the Order, ALJ Bullock granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Radiodetection, Ltd. and Respondents Vivax Corporation, Metrotech Corporation, and SebaKMT Holding GmbH to terminate the investigation as to all Respondents, including Leidi Utility Supply (Shanghai) Ltd. based on a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain MLC Flash Memory Devices (337-TA-683)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
05
On January 3, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 29 in Certain MLC Flash Memory Devices and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-683).

In the Order, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Complainant BTG International and Respondents Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Samsung Semiconductor, Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, Apple, Inc., ASUStek Computer, Inc., ASUS Computer International, Inc., Dell Inc., Lenovo (United States) Inc., Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., PNY Technologies, Inc., Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics Inc., and Transcend Information, Inc., to terminate the investigation as to all respondents based on a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Display Devices (337-TA-713)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
05
On January 3, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 25 in Certain Display Devices Including Digital Televisions and Monitors (Inv. No. 337-TA-713).

In the Order, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Sony Corporation and Respondents Chimei Innolux Corporation and Innolux Corporation to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices (337-TA-737)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
05
On January 3, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 6 in Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices and Products Interoperable with the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-737).

In the Order, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Complainants Chimei Innolux Corporation, Chi Mei Optoelectronics U.S.A., Inc., and Innolux Corporation and Respondents Sony Corporation, Sony Corporation America, Sony Electronics, Inc., and Sony Computer Entertainment America, LLC to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.

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ALJ Charneski Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Collaborative System Products And Components (337-TA-728)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
25
On January 24, 2011, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued Order No. 20 in Collaborative System Products and Components (II) (Inv. No. 337-TA-728).

In the Order, ALJ Charneski granted a motion filed by Complainant eInstruction Corporation to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.  According to the Order, Respondents Promethean Inc., Promethean Limited, and Promethean Technology Shenzhen, Ltd. consented to the relief sought in Complainant’s motion.  Also, the Commission Investigative Staff supported the motion.

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ALJ Bullock Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Flat Panel Digital Televisions (337-TA-733)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
27
On January 26, 2011, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 10 in Certain Flat Panel Digital Televisions And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-733).

In the Order, ALJ Bullock granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Vizio, Inc. and Respondents LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics USA, Inc. to terminate the investigation based upon settlement and licensing agreements.

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