On September 18, 2015, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("Commission") issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Document Cameras And Software For Use Therewith (Inv. No. 337-TA-967).

The investigation is based on an August 20, 2015 complaint filed by Pathway Innovations & Technologies, Inc. of San Diego, California alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain document cameras and software for use therewith that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. D647,906; D674,389; 8,508,751; and D715,300.  See our September 23, 2015 post for more details on the complaint. 

According to the Notice of Investigation, the Commission has identified Recordex USA, Inc. of Long Island City, New York, QOMO HiteVision, LLC of Wixom, Michigan, and Adesso, Inc. of Walnut, California as the respondents.

Lastly, Chief ALJ Bullock issued a notice indicating that Dee Lord will be the presiding Administrative Law Judge in this matter.