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  • ITC Issues Notice Vacating Remedial Orders In Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems (337-TA-890) On January 12, 2017, the International Trade Commission (“the Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-890).... More
  • ALJ Bullock Denies Request To File Summary Determination Motion One Day Out Of Time In Certain Motorized Self-Balancing Vehicles (337-TA-1000) On January 12, 2017, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issue Order No. 35 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
  • Lifetime Products Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Basketball Backboard Components On December 30, 2016, Lifetime Products, Inc. of Clearfield, Utah (“Lifetime”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  The complaint alleges that Russel Brands, LLC d/b/a Spalding of Bowling Green, Kentucky (“Russel”) and Reliable Sports Equipment (Wujiang) Co. Ltd. of China (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain basketball backboard components and products containing the same that infringe one or more... More
  • ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1035) Regarding Certain Liquid Crystal eWriters On January 9, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Liquid Crystal eWriters and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1035).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 8, 2016 complaint filed by Kent Displays, Inc. of Kent, Ohio 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 liquid crystal eWriters... More
  • ALJ Pender Sets 16-Month Target Date In Certain Single-Molecule Nucleic Acid Sequencing Systems (337-TA-1032) On January 10, 2017, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 4 in Certain Single-Molecule Nucleic Acid Sequencing Systems and Reagents, Consumables, and Software for Use with Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1032).  By way of background, this investigation is based on an October 31, 2016 complaint filed by Pacific Biosciences 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 single-molecule nucleic acid sequencing systems and reagents, consumables,... More