ALJ Shaw

ALJ Shaw Finds Violation Of Section 337 In Certain Graphics Processing Chips (337-TA-941)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Dec
23
On December 22, 2015, ALJ David P. Shaw issued a notice of the Final Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Graphics Processing Chips, Systems On A Chip, And Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-941).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a November 21, 2014 complaint filed by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Samsung Austin Semiconductor, LLC alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain graphics processing units, systems on a chip, and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,147,385; 6,173,349; 7,056,776; and 7,804,734.  See our November 26, 2014 and December 24, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation.
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ALJ Shaw Denies Ericsson’s Motion for Summary Determination in Certain Electronic Devices (337-TA-952)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
01
On December 10, 2015, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 44 (dated November 19, 2015) in Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Computers, Tablet Computers, Digital Media Players, and Cameras (Inv. No. 337-TA-952).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 26, 2015 complaint filed by Ericsson Inc. and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (collectively, “Ericsson”) alleging violation by Apple Inc. a/k/a Apple Computer Inc. of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain electronic devices, including wireless communication devices, computers, tablet computers, and digital media players that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,633,550, 6,157,620, 6,029,052, 8,812,059, 6,291,966, and 6,122,263 (collectively, “the Asserted Patents”).  See our March 2, 2015 and April 2, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Denies Apple’s Motion for Summary Determination in Certain Electronic Devices (337-TA-952)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
04
On December 10, 2015, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 45 (dated November 19, 2015) in Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Computers, Tablet Computers, Digital Media Players, and Cameras (Inv. No. 337-TA-952).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 26, 2015 complaint filed by Ericsson Inc. and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (collectively, “Ericsson”) alleging violation by Apple Inc. a/k/a Apple Computer Inc. of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain electronic devices, including wireless communication devices, computers, tablet computers, and digital media players that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,633,550, 6,157,620, 6,029,052, 8,812,059, 6,291,966, and 6,122,263 (collectively, “the Asserted Patents”).  See our March 2, 2015 and April 2, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Denies Motion To Terminate Investigation Due To Lack Of Standing In Certain Windscreen Wipers (337-TA-964)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jan
18
On January 14, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 12 in Certain Windscreen Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-964).  Please note that Oblon represents the Respondents in this matter.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 20, 2015 complaint filed by Trico Products Corp. (“Trico”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windscreen wipers and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,836,925 (“the ‘925 patent”) and 6,799,348 (“the ‘348 patent”).  See our July 20, 2015 and August 19, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Finds Violation Of Section 337 In Certain Network Devices (337-TA-944)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Feb
04
On February 2, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued a notice of the Final Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Network Devices, Related Software and Components Thereof (I) (Inv. No. 337-TA-944).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 19, 2014 complaint and January 8, 2015 supplement to the complaint filed by Cisco Systems, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain networking equipment and components and software thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,162,537; 8,356,296; 7,290,164; 7,340,597; 6,741,592; and 7,200,145.  See our December 29, 2014 and February 5, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and notice of investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Laser-Driven Light Sources (337-TA-983)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Feb
19
On February 18, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 7 in Certain Laser-Driven Light Sources, Subsystems Containing Laser-Driven Light Sources, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-983).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 15, 2015 complaint filed by Energetiq Technology, Inc. of Woburn, Massachusetts alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain laser-driven light sources, subsystems containing laser-driven light sources, and products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,969,841; 9,048,000; and 9,185,786.  See our December 15, 2015 and January 25, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and notice of investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Denies Motions To Quash Third-Party Subpoenas In Certain Windscreen Wipers (337-TA-964)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Mar
04
On February 24, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 13 in Certain Windscreen Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-964).  Please note that Oblon represents the Respondents in this matter.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 20, 2015 complaint filed by Trico Products Corp. (“Trico”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windscreen wipers and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,836,925 (“the ‘925 patent”) and 6,799,348 (“the ‘348 patent”).  See our July 20, 2015 and August 19, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Rules On Discovery Related Motions In Certain Windscreen Wipers (337-TA-964)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Mar
29
On March 15, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 14 (dated March 8, 2016) granting-in-part Respondents Valeo North America, Inc. and Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V.’s (collectively, “Valeo”) motion to compel in Certain Windscreen Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-964).  Please note that Oblon represents the Respondents in this matter.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 20, 2015 complaint filed by Trico Products Corp. (“Trico”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windscreen wipers and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,836,925 and 6,799,348.  See our July 20, 2015 and August 19, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Grants-In-Part Motion to Strike Portions Of Expert Report In Certain Windscreen Wipers (337-TA-964)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Apr
05
On April 4, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 17 (dated March 31, 2016) granting-in-part Respondents Valeo North America, Inc. and Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V.’s (collectively, “Valeo”) motion to strike portions of the initial expert report of William O. Kerr in Certain Windscreen Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-964).  Please note that Oblon represents the Respondents in this matter.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 20, 2015 complaint filed by Trico Products Corp. (“Trico”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windscreen wipers and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,836,925 and 6,799,348.  See our July 20, 2015 and August 19, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Rules On Motions To Strike In Certain Windscreen Wipers (337-TA-964)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Apr
22
On April 20, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 20 granting-in-part Respondents Valeo North America, Inc. and Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V.’s (collectively, “Valeo”) and Trico Products Corporation’s (“Trico”) various motions to strike in Certain Windscreen Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-964).  Please note that Oblon represents the Respondents in this matter.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 20, 2015 complaint filed by Trico alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windscreen wipers and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,836,925 and 6,799,348.  See our July 20, 2015 and August 19, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Rules On Motions For Summary Determination In Certain Windscreen Wipers (337-TA-964)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Apr
25
On April 20, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 21 denying Complainant Trico Products Corporation’s (“Trico”) motions for summary determination in Certain Windscreen Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-964).   Please note that Oblon represents the Respondents in this matter.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 20, 2015 complaint filed by Trico alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windscreen wipers and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,836,925 and 6,799,348.  See our July 20, 2015 and August 19, 2015 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Issues Procedural Schedule In Certain Automated Teller Machines (337-TA-989)

By Eric Schweibenz
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May
02
On May 2, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 5 in Certain Automated Teller Machines, ATM Modules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-989).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 9, 2016 complaint filed by Nautilus Hyosung Inc. and Nautilus Hyosung America Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain automated teller machines, ATM modules, components thereof, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,891,551; 7,950,655; 8,152,165; and 8,523,235.  See our February 9, 2016 and March 10, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint.
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ALJ Shaw Sets 15-Month Target Date In Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes (337-TA-1012)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
12
On July 5, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 3 in Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1012).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 27, 2016 complaint filed by FujiFilm Corporation and FujiFilm Recording Media U.S.A., 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 magnetic data storage tapes and cartridges containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,641,891; 6,703,106; 6,703,101; 6,767,612; 8,236,434; and 7,355,805.  See our May 31, 2016 and July 8, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Sets 15-Month Target Date In Certain Personal Transporters (337-TA-1007)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
13
On July 7, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 4 in Certain Personal Transporters, Components Thereof, and Packaging and Manuals Therefor (Inv. No. 337-TA-1007).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 18, 2016 complaint filed by Segway Inc., DEKA Products Limited Partnership, and Ninebot (Tianjin) Technology Co., Ltd. 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 personal transporters, components thereof, and packaging and manuals therefor that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,302,230; 6,651,763; 7,023,330; 7,275,607; 7,479,872; and 9,188,984 and/or infringe certain U.S. registered trademarks owned by Segway.  See our May 18, 2016 and June 28, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Denies Motion To Amend Complaint In Certain Personal Transporters (337-TA-1007)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
08
On July 25, 2016 ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 6 in Certain Personal Transporters, Components Thereof, and Packaging and Manuals Therefor (Inv. No. 337-TA-1007) denying Complainants’ motion to amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 18, 2016 complaint filed by Segway Inc., DEKA Products Limited Partnership, and Ninebot (Tianjin) Technology Co., Ltd. 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 personal transporters, components thereof, and packaging and manuals therefor that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,302,230; 6,651,763; 7,023,330; 7,275,607; 7,479,872; and 9,188,984 and/or infringe certain U.S. registered trademarks owned by Segway.  See our May 18, 2016 and June 28, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Issues Early Initial Determination Finding Asserted Patent Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 In Certain Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-994)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
24
Further to our August 22, 2016 post, on August 19, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued a Final Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-994) determining that the asserted claims of U.S Patent No. 6,928,433 (“the ’433 patent”) do not recite patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.

By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 24, 2016 complaint filed by Creative Technology Ltd. of Singapore and Creative Labs, Inc. of Milpitas, California alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain portable electronic devices and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of the ’433.  See our March 24, 2016 post for more details on the complaint.  Additionally, the Notice of Investigation ordered, inter alia, that the ALJ hold “an early evidentiary hearing, find facts, and issue an early decision, as to whether the asserted claims of the ’433 patent recite patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.” Seeour May 11, 2016 post for more details on the Notice of Investigation.
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ALJ Shaw Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes (337-TA-1012)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Aug
25
On August 24, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 7 in Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1012).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 27, 2016 complaint filed by FujiFilm Corporation and FujiFilm Recording Media U.S.A., 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 magnetic data storage tapes and cartridges containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,641,891; 6,703,106; 6,703,101; 6,767,612; 8,236,434; and 7,355,805.  See our May 31, 2016 and July 8, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Denies Motion To Strike Untimely Infringement Contentions In Certain Automated Teller Machines (337-TA-989)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
27
On September 22, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 23 denying Respondents Diebold Inc. and Diebold Self-Service Systems’ (collectively, “Diebold”) motion to strike untimely infringement contentions by Complainants Nautilus Hyosung, Inc. and Nautilus Hyosung America Inc. (collectively, “Nautilus”) in Certain Automated Teller Machines, ATM Modules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-989).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by Nautilus alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain automated teller machines, ATM modules, components thereof, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,891,551; 7,950,655; 8,152,165; and 8,523,235.  See our February 9, 2016 and March 10, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Grants Motion To Disqualify Economic Expert In Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes (337-TA-1012)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Sep
29
On September 26, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 15 granting Complainants Fujifilm Corporation and Fujifilm Recording Media U.S.A.’s (collectively, “Fujifilm”) motion to exclude and disqualify Respondents Sony Corporation, Sony Corporation of America, and Sony Electronics Inc.’s (collectively, “Sony”) economic expert in Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1012).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by FujiFilm 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 magnetic data storage tapes and cartridges containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,641,891; 6,703,106; 6,703,101; 6,767,612; 8,236,434; and 7,355,805.  See our May 31, 2016 and July 8, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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ALJ Shaw Denies Motion For Sanctions In Certain Automated Teller Machines (337-TA-989)

By Eric Schweibenz
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Oct
04
On September 29, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 24 in Certain Automated Teller Machines, ATM Modules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-989).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 9, 2016 complaint filed by Nautilus Hyosung, Inc. and Nautilus Hyosung America Inc. (collectively, “Nautilus”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain automated teller machines, ATM modules, components thereof, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,891,551 (the ’551 patent); 7,950,655; 8,152,165 (the ’165 patent); and 8,523,235.  See our February 9, 2016 and March 10, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
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