ALJ Charneski

ALJ Charneski Issues Public Version of Initial Determination Granting Summary Determination in Certain Toner Cartridges (337-TA-740)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
24
On June 20, 2011, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued the public version of the Initial Determination (“ID”) (dated June 1, 2011) granting a motion for summary determination filed by Complainant Lexmark International, Inc. (“Lexmark”) in Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-740).

By way of background, the Commission instituted this investigation on October 12, 2010.  The Complaint named 24 Respondents: Ninestar Image Co. Ltd. (a/k/a Ninestar Technology Co., Ltd.), Ninestar Image Int’l, Ltd., Seine Image International Co., Ltd., Ninestar Technology Company, Ltd., Ziprint Image Corporation, Nano Pacific Corporation, IJSS Inc. (d/b/a TonerZone.com Inc. and Inkjet Superstore), Chung Pal Shin (d/b/a Ink Master), Nectron International, Inc., Quality Cartridges Inc., Direct Billing International Incorporated (d/b/a Office Supply Outfitter and The Ribbon Connection), E-Toner Mart, Inc., Alpha Image Tech, ACM Technologies, Inc., Virtual Imaging Products Inc., Acecom Inc-San Antonio (d/b/a inksell.com), Ink Technologies Printer Supplies, LLC (d/b/a Ink Technologies LLC), Jahwa Electronics Co., Ltd., Huizhou Jahwa Electronics Co., Ltd, Copy Technologies, Inc., Laser Toner Technology, Inc., C & R Services, Inc., Print-Rite Holdings Ltd., and Union Technology Int’l, (M.C.O.) Co. (collectively, the “Respondents”), alleging a violation of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,337,032, 5,634,169, 5,758,233, 5,768,661, 5,802,432, 5,875,378, 6,009,291, 6,078,771, 6,397,015, 6,459,876, 6,816,692, 6,871,031, 7,139,510, 7,233,760, and 7,305,204 (“the asserted patents”).  See our October 7, 2010 post for more details.  All of the asserted patents relate to monochrome toner cartridges used in Lexmark laser printers.

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ALJ Charneski Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Nokia In Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices (337-TA-710)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
07
On July 6, 2011, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued the public version of Order No. 118 (dated July 5, 2011) in Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-710).  In the Order, ALJ Charneski granted a joint motion filed by Complainants Apple Inc. and NeXT Software, Inc. (collectively, “Apple”) and Respondents Nokia Corporation and Nokia Inc. (collectively, “Nokia”) to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement and a license agreement.

After reviewing the confidential and non-confidential versions of the agreements, ALJ Charneski granted the joint motion filed by Apple and Nokia.

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ALJ Charneski Issues Initial Determination In Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices (337-TA-710)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
18
On July 15, 2011, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued a notice regarding the Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices and Related Software(Inv. No. 337-TA-710).

By way of background, the Complainants in this investigation are Apple Inc. and NeXT Software, Inc. (collectively “Apple”).  The Respondents are High Tech Computer Corp., HTC America Inc., and Exedia, Inc. (collectively, “HTC”).  The patents-at-issue are: U.S. Patent Nos. 5,481,721 (the ‘721 patent), 6,275,983 (the ‘983 patent), 6,343,263 (the ‘263 patent), and 5,946,647 (the ‘647 patent).  

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ALJ Charneski Issues Public Version of ID In Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices (337-TA-710)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
02
Further to our post of July 18, 2011, on August 24, 2011, ALJ Carl C. Charneski issued the public version of his Initial Determination (“ID”) (dated July 15, 2011) in Certain Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-710).

By way of background, the Complainants in this investigation are Apple Inc. and NeXT Software, Inc. (collectively “Apple”). The Respondents are High Tech Computer Corp., HTC America Inc., and Exedea, Inc. (collectively, “HTC”).  The four patents-at-issue are: U.S. Patent Nos. 5,481,721 (the ‘721 patent), 6,275,983 (the ‘983 patent), 6,343,263 (the ‘263 patent), and 5,946,647 (the ‘647 patent).

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