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  • ALJ Pender Terminates Investigation As To BMW In Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors (337-TA-1073) On August 13, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued the public version of Order No. 48 in Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same II (Inv. No. 337-TA-1073). Please note that Oblon represents the Aisin Seiki Respondents in this matter.  By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 5, 2017 complaint filed by Intellectual Ventures II LLC (“IV”) alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for... More
  • ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate Sony In Certain Wireless Headsets (337-TA-943) On February 26, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 24 in Certain Wireless Headsets (Inv. No. 337-TA-943).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 8, 2014 complaint filed by One-E-Way, Inc. of Pasadena, California alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain wireless headsets that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,865,258 and 8,131,391. See our January 8, 2015 and January 14, 2015 posts for... More
  • ALJ Shaw Terminates Investigation In Certain Bar Code Readers (337-TA-1061) On February 21, 2018, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 22 in Certain Bar Code Readers, Scan Engines, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1061).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 23, 2017 complaint filed by Honeywell International, Inc., Hand Held Products, Inc. d/b/a Honeywell Scanning & Mobility, and Metrologic Instruments, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the... More
  • Lumencor Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Light Engines On February 2, 2018, Lumencor, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon (“Lumencor”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  The complaint alleges that Excelitas Technologies Corp. of Waltham, Massachusetts and Lumen Dynamics Group, Inc. of Canada (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain light engines and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,574,722 (the ’722 patent), 9,395,055... More
  • Carter Fuel Systems Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Fuel Pump Assemblies Having Vapor Separators On January 31, 2018, Carter Fuel Systems, LLC of Logansport, Indiana (“Carter”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.   The complaint alleges that Wenzhou Jushang (JS) Performance Parts Co. Ltd. of China (“WJP”) unlawfully imports into the U.S., sells for importation, and/or sells within the U.S. after importation certain fuel-pump assemblies with vapor separators and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,257,208 (the ’208 patent).... More