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  • ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1050) Regarding Certain Dental Ceramics On April 19, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Dental Ceramics, Products Thereof, and Methods of Making the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1050).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 17, 2017 complaint filed by Ivoclar Vivadent AG of Liechtenstein, Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. of Amherst, New York, and Ardent, Inc. of Amherst, New York alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation... More
  • ALJ Lord Sets 16-Month Target Date In Certain Non-Volatile Memory Devices (337-TA-1046) On April 24, 2017, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 5 in Certain Non-Volatile Memory Devices and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1046).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a March 7, 2017 complaint filed by Macronix International Co., Ltd. and Macronix America, 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 non-volatile memory devices and products containing the same that infringe... More
  • ALJ Lord Issues Claim Construction Order In Certain Krill Oil Products (337-TA-1019) On April 13, 2017, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 13 in Certain Krill Oil Products And Krill Meal For Production Of Krill Oil Products (Inv. No. 337-TA-1019) construing several terms at issue in the investigation.  By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 12, 2016 complaint filed by Aker BioMarine Antarctic AS and Aker BioMarine Manufacturing, LLC alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the... More
  • ALJ Bullock Sets 18-Month Target Date In Certain Electrical Connectors (337-TA-1043) On April 20, 2017, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6 in Certain Electrical Connectors, Components Thereof and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1043).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 6, 2017 complaint filed by J.S.T. Corporation 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 electrical connectors, components thereof, and products containing the same that infringe one or... More
  • ALJ Bullock Issues Notice Regarding Evidentiary Issues In Certain Mobile and Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-1004/990) On April 17, 2017, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued a notice regarding certain evidentiary issues in Certain Mobile and Portable Electronic Devices Incorporating Haptics (Including Smartphones and Laptops) and Components Thereof (337-TA-1004/990).  By way of background, the 337-TA-990 Investigation was instituted based on a complaint filed by Immersion Corp. (“Immersion”) alleging violation of Section 337 by Apple Inc. (“Apple”), AT&T Inc. (“AT&T”), and AT&T Mobility LLC (“AT&T Mobility”) in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain mobile electronic... More