On March 30, 2015, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("Commission") issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Computers, Tablet Computers, Digital Media Players, and Cameras (Inv. No. 337-TA-952).

The investigation is based on a February 26, 2015 complaint filed by Ericsson Inc. of Plano, Texas and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson of Sweden alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain electronic devices, including wireless communication devices, computers, tablet computers, digital media players, and cameras that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,633,550; 6,157,620; 6,029,052; 8,812,059; 6,291,966; and 6,122,263.  See our March 2, 2015 post for more details on the complaint. 

According to the Notice of Investigation, the Commission has identified Apple Inc. a/k/a Apple Computer Inc. of Cupertino, California as the sole proposed respondent.

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