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  • ALJ Essex Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Jinhua Kingwe Electrical In Certain Hand Dryers And Housings For Hand Dryers (337-TA-1015) On September 8, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 12 in Certain Hand Dryers And Housings For Hand Dryers (Inv. No. 337-TA-1015).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a June 15, 2016 complaint filed by Excel Dryer 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 hand dryers and housings for hand dryers that infringe Excel's trade dress.  See our... More
  • ALJ Shaw Denies Motion To Strike Untimely Infringement Contentions In Certain Automated Teller Machines (337-TA-989) 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... More
  • ALJ Essex Sets 12-Month Target Date In Certain Hand Dryers And Housings For Hand Dryers (337-TA-1015) On September 12, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 13 in Certain Hand Dryers And Housings For Hand Dryers (Inv. No. 337-TA-1015).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a June 15, 2016 complaint filed by Excel Dryer 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 hand dryers and housings for hand dryers that infringe Excel’s trade dress.  See our... More
  • ALJ Lord Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation As To Mercury Cable & Energy In Certain Electrical Conductor Composite Cores (337-TA-995) On September 23, 2016, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 9 in Certain Electrical Conductor Composite Cores and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-995).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by CTC Global Corp. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain electrical conductor composite cores and components thereof used in electrical transmission lines that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,211,319 and 7,368,162.  See our... More
  • ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1022) Regarding Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Mask Systems On September 19, 2016, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Mask Systems and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1022).  By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 17, 2016 complaint filed by ResMed Corp. of San Diego, California, ResMed Inc. of San Diego, California, and ResMed Ltd. of Australia alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling... More