On March 13, 2017, ALJ David P. Shaw issued a notice of the Final Initial Determination in Certain Automated Teller Machines, ATM Modules, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-989).
By way of background, this investigation is based on a February 9, 2016 complaint filed by Nautilus Hyosung, Inc. and Nautilus Hyosung America Inc. (collectively, “Nautilus”) alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain automated teller machines, ATM modules, components thereof, and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,891,551; 7,950,655; 8,152,165; and 8,523,235. See our February 9, 2016 and March 10, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
According to the Notice, ALJ Shaw determined:
On this date, the administrative law judge issued the Final Initial Determination (“ID”) the question of violation of section 337 (19 U.S.C. § 1337). A public version of the ID will be available within 30 days.
As explained in the ID, the administrative law judge determined that a violation of section 337 has occurred with respect to U.S. Patent No. 8,523,235.