Blogs

http://www.itcblog.com/

Recent Blog Posts

  • ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1031) Regarding Certain UV Curable Coatings For Optical Fibers On November 30, 2016, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain UV Curable Coatings For Optical Fibers, Coated Optical Fibers, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1031).  By way of background, this investigation is based on an October 31, 2016 complaint filed by DSM Desotech, Inc. of Elgin, Illinois and DSM IP Assets B.V. of the Netherlands alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the... More
  • ALJ Pender Sets Target Date For Remand Investigation In Certain Wearable Activity Tracking Devices (337-TA-973) On November 22, 2016, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 25 setting the target date for the remand investigation in Certain Wearable Activity Tracking Devices, Systems, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-973).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by Fitbit, Inc. (“Fitbit”) alleging violation of section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain wearable activity tracking devices, systems, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent... More
  • ALJ Essex Grants Motion For Summary Determination Of Violation Of Section 337 In Certain Woven Textile Fabrics (337-TA-976) On November 21, 2016, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 21 (dated November 10, 2016) granting Complainant AAVN, Inc.’s (“AAVN”) motion for summary determination that Respondent Pradip Overseas Ltd. (“Pradip”) has violated Section 337 in Certain Woven Textile Fabrics and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-976).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by AAVN alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain woven... More
  • ALJ Bullock Finds Respondents In Default In Certain Motorized Self-Balancing Vehicles (337-TA-1000) On November 21, 2016, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 26 in Certain Motorized Self-Balancing Vehicles (Inv. No. 337-TA-1000).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by Razor USA, LLC, Inventist, Inc., and Shane Chen (collectively, “Razor”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain motorized self-balancing vehicles that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,738,278, and, further, that certain of the named respondents... More
  • ITC Institutes Rescission Proceeding In Certain Beverage Brewing Capsules (337-TA-929) On November 18, 2016, the ITC issued an order instituting a rescission proceeding in Certain Beverage Brewing Capsules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-929).  By way of background, the underlying investigation is based on an August 4, 2014 complaint filed by Adrian Rivera and Adrian Rivera Maynez Enterprises, Inc. (collectively, “ARM”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain beverage brewing capsules, components thereof, and products containing the same that... More