On June 13, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued a notice of the Initial Determination (“ID”) in Certain Wireless Devices With 3G And/Or 4G Capabilities and Components Thereof (Inv. 337-TA-868).
By way of background, the investigation in this matter is based on a January 2, 2013 complaint filed by InterDigital Communications, Inc., InterDigital Technology Corporation, IPR Licensing, Inc., and InterDigital Holdings, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 by in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain wireless devices with 3G and/or 4G capabilities and components thereof. See our January 3, 2013 and February 1, 2013 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
According to the notice regarding the ID, ALJ Essex determined that no violation of Section 337 has occurred in the importation into the U.S., the sale for importation, or the sale within the U.S. after importation of certain wireless devices with 3G and/or 4G capabilities and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,190,966; 7,286,847; or 7,941,151.
The notice issued by ALJ Essex released only limited information. We will provide additional information once the public version of the ID issues in its entirety.