By Eric Schweibenz
On February 14, 2012, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Video Displays and Products Using and Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-828).

The investigation is based on a January 13, 2012 complaint filed by Mondis Technology, Ltd. of London, England alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain video displays and products containing and using same such as computer monitors and televisions that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,247,090 and 7,089,342.  See our January 19, 2012 post for more details.

According to the Notice of Investigation, the ITC has identified Chimei Innolux Corporation of Taiwan and Innolux Corporation of Austin, Texas as respondents in this investigation.

Lastly, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued a notice indicating that Theodore R. Essex will be the presiding Administrative Law Judge in this investigation.