On May 5, 2016, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 4 in Certain Pumping Bras (Inv. No. 337-TA-988).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 5, 2016 complaint filed by Simple Wishes, LLC alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain pumping bras that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,323,070 and 8,192,247. See our February 5, 2016 and March 9, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.

According to Order No. 4, ALJ Essex set the procedural schedule. Specifically, ALJ Essex set the evidentiary hearing to commence on October 31, 2016 and end on November 4, 2016.