New 337 Complaints

Juul Labs Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Cartridges For Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

By Eric Schweibenz
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Nov
19
On November 19, 2018, Juul Labs, Inc. (“Juul”) of San Francisco, California filed a complaint (part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4) requesting that the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain cartridges for electronic nicotine delivery systems that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,058,129 (“the ’129 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 10,104,915 (“the ’915 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 10,111,470 (“the ’470 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 10,117,465 (“the ’465 patent”); and U.S. Patent No. 10,117,466 (“the ’466 patent”) (collectively, “the asserted patents”):
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Extang Corporation And Laurmark Enterprises File New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Pickup Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems

By Eric Schweibenz
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Dec
07
On December 7, 2018, Extang Corp. and Laurmark Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a BAK Industries (collectively, “Complainants”)—both of Ann Arbor, Michigan—filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain pickup truck folding bed cover systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. D620,877 (the ’877 patent), 7,188,888 (the ’888 patent), 7,484,788 (the ’788 patent), 8,061,758 (the ’758 patent), 8,182,021 (the ’021 patent), and 8,690,224 (the ’224 patent) (collectively, the “asserted patents”), as well as U.S. Trademark Nos. 5,104,393 (the ’393 trademark) and 3,904,016 (the ’016 trademark) (collectively, the “asserted trademarks”):
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Current Lighting Solutions Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain LED Packages Containing PFS Phosphor

By Eric Schweibenz
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Apr
11
On April 11, 2019, Current Lighting Solutions, LLC (“Current”) of East Cleveland, Ohio, General Electric Company (“GE”) of Boston, Massachusetts, and Consumer Lighting LLC (“Consumer Lighting”) of East Cleveland, Ohio (collectively, “Complainants”) filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Cree, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina, Cree Hong Kong Limited of Hong Kong, and Cree Huizhou Solid State Lighting Company Limited of China (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain LED packages that comprise fluoride-based phospors activated with manganese and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,497,973 (“the ’973 patent”) and U.S. Patent No. 9,680,067 (“the ’067 patent”) (collectively the “Asserted Patents”).
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Lighting Science Group Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Light-Emitting Diode Products

By Eric Schweibenz
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Apr
30
On April 30, 2019, Lighting Science Group Corporation (“LSG”) of West Warwick, Rhode Island, Healthe, Inc. (“Healthe”) of Cocoa Beach, Florida, and Global Value Lighting, LLC (“GVL”) of West Warwick, Rhode Island (collectively, “Complainants”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337. Due to its large electronic size, we have broken the complaint into the following six parts: part 1; part 2, part 3; part 4; part 5; and part 6.

The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain light-emitting diode products, systems, and components that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,098,483 (“the ’483 patent”), 7,095,053 (“the ’053 patent”), 7,528,421 (“the ’421 patent”), 8,506,118 (“the ’118 patent”), 8,674,608 (“the ’608 patent”), 8,201,968 (“the ’968 patent”), 8,967,844 (“the ’844 patent”), and 8,672,518 (“the ’518 patent”):
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Ethicon Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Laparoscopic Surgical Staplers

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
03
On May 28, 2019, Ethicon, LLC of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Ethicon US, LLC of Cincinnati, Ohio (collectively, “Ethicon”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Intuitive Surgical, Inc. of Sunnyvale, California, Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc. of Sunnyvale, California, Intuitive Surgical Holdings, LLC of Sunnyvale, California, and Intuitive Surgical S. De R.L. De C.V. of Mexico (collectively, “Intuitive”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain laparoscopic surgical staplers, reload cartridges, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,844,379 (“the ’379 patent”), 9,844,369 (“the ’369 patent”), 7,490,749 (“the ’749 patent”), 8,479,969 (“the ’969 patent”), and 9,113,874 (“the ’874 patent”) (collectively, “the Asserted Patents”).
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Honeywell Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Barcode Scanners

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
04
On May 31, 2019, Honeywell International, Inc. of Morris Plains, New Jersey, Hand Held Products, Inc. (“Hand Held”) of Fort Mill, South Carolina, and Metrologic Instruments, Inc. (“Metrologic”) of Fort Mill, South Carolina (collectively, “Complainants”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Opticon, Inc. of Renton, Washington (“Opticon USA”), Opticon Sensors Europe B.V. of the Netherlands (“Opticon Sensors”), OPTO Electronics Co., Ltd. of Japan (“OPTO”), and Hokkaido Electronic Industry Co., Ltd. of Japan (“Hokkaido”) (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain barcode scanning devices, products containing same, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,465,970 (“the ’970 patent”), 8,978,985 (“the ’985 patent”), 7,148,923 (“the ’923 patent”), 7,527,206 (“the ’206 patent”), 9,659,199 (“the ’199 patent”), 7,159,783 (“the ’783 patent”), and 8,794,520 (“the ’520 patent”) (collectively “Asserted Patents”).
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Illinois Tool Works Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Foodservice Equipment

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
05
On May 30, 2019, Illinois Tool Works Inc. of Glenview, Illinois (“ITW”), Vesta Global Limited of Hong Kong (“Vesta Global”), Vesta (Guangzhou) Catering Equipment Co., Ltd. of China (“Vesta”), and Admiral Craft Equipment Corp. of Westbury, New York (“Adcraft”) (collectively, “Complainants”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.
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Dynamics Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Mobile Devices

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
15
On July 12, 2019, Dynamics Inc. of Cheswick, Pennsylvania (“Dynamics”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.

The complaint alleges that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. of South Korea and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (collectively, “Samsung”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain mobile devices with multifunction emulators that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,827,153; 10,032,100; 10,223,631; and 10,255,545.
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