Notices of Investigation

ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1304) in Certain Wet Dry Surface Cleaning Devices

By Eric Schweibenz
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Mar
05

On March 3, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Wet Dry Surface Cleaning Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-1304).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1305) in Certain Electronic Exercise Systems

By John Presper
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Mar
09

On March 7, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Electronic Exercise Systems, Stationary Bicycles and Components Thereof and Products Including Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1305).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1306) in Certain Barcode Scanners

By Eric Schweibenz
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Mar
11

On March 7, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Barcode Scanners, Mobile Computers With Barcode Scanning Capabilities, Scan Engines, RFID Printers, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1306).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1307) in Certain Barcode Scanners

By John Presper
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Mar
11

On March 9, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Barcode Scanners, Mobile Computers With Barcode Scanning Capabilities, Scan Engines, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1307).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1308) in Certain Power Semiconductors

By John Presper
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Mar
30

On March 28, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Power Semiconductors, and Mobile Devices and Computers Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1308).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1309) in Certain Core Orientation Systems

By John Presper
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Apr
04

On March 30, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Core Orientation Systems, Products Containing Core Orientation Systems, Components Thereof, and Methods of Using the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1309).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1310) in Certain Interactive Fitness Products

By Eric Schweibenz
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Apr
05

On April 1, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Interactive Fitness Products Including Stationary Bikes, Treadmills, Elliptical Machines, and Rowing Machines and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1310).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1312) in Certain Mobile Electronic Devices

By John Presper
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May
02

On April 28, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Mobile Electronic Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-1312).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1313) in Certain Botulinum Toxin Products

By John Presper
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May
03

On May 2, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Botulinum Toxin Products and Process for Manufacturing or Relating to Same(Inv. No. 337-TA-1313).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1311) in Certain Centrifuge Utility Platform and Falling Film Evaporator Systems

By Eric Schweibenz
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May
03

On April 28, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Centrifuge Utility Platform and Falling Film Evaporator Systems and Components Thereof(Inv. No. 337-TA-1311).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1314) in Certain Computer Network Security Equipment

By Eric Schweibenz
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May
19

On May 18, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Computer Network Security Equipment and Systems, Related Software, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same(Inv. No. 337-TA-1314).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1316) in Certain Pneumatic Compression Devices

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
02

On May 31, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Pneumatic Compression Devices and Components Thereof(Inv. No. 337-TA-1316).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1317) in Certain Barcode Scanners

By John Presper
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Jun
02

On May 31, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Barcode Scanners, Scan Engines, Mobile Computers with Barcode Scanning Functionalities, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1317).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1318) in Certain Graphic Systems

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
02

On June 1, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Graphic Systems, Components Thereof, and Digital Televisions Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1318).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1319) in Certain Electronic Devices and Semiconductor Devices With Timing-Aware Dummy Fill

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jun
08

On June 7, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Electronic Devices and Semiconductor Devices With Timing-Aware Dummy Fill and Components Thereof(Inv. No. 337-TA-1319).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an April 22, 2022 complaint filed by Bell Semiconductor, LLC of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (“Bell Semic”) alleging violations of Section 337 by 22 respondents—including NVIDIA, Advanced Micro Devices, Acer, Bose, Marvell, Kioxia, Qualcomm, and Lenovo—in the unlawful importation/sale of certain integrated circuits and products containing such integrated circuits that incorporate Bell Semic’s proprietary “dummy” fill technology and infringe U.S. Patent No. 7,007,259.  See our April 30, 2022 post for more details regarding the complaint.

According to the Notice, the Office of Unfair Import Investigations will participate as a party in the investigation.  Further, Chief ALJ Clark S. Cheney issued a notice indicating that ALJ MaryJoan McNamara will preside in the investigation.

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1320) in Certain Universal Golf Club Shaft and Golf Club Head Connection Adaptors

By John Presper
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Jun
22

On June 21, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Universal Golf Club Shaft and Golf Club Head Connection Adaptors, Certain Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same(Inv. No. 337-TA-1320).

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ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1321) in Certain Barcode Scanners

By Eric Schweibenz
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Jul
05

On June 22, 2022, the ITC issued a Notice of Investigation in Certain Barcode Scanners, Scan Engines, Mobile Computers with Barcode Scanning Functionalities, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof II (Inv. No. 337-TA-1321).

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