On September 23, 2016, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 9 in Certain Electrical Conductor Composite Cores and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-995).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a complaint filed by CTC Global Corp. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain electrical conductor composite cores and components thereof used in electrical transmission lines that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,211,319 and 7,368,162. See our April 8, 2016 and May 12, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.

According to Order No. 9, ALJ Lord granted a motion filed by Mercury Cable & Energy, Inc. to terminate the investigation based on a proposed consent order.