On August 6, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued the public version of Order No. 24 in Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-902).
By way of background, this investigation is based on an October 21, 2013 complaint filed by Trico Products Corporation ("Trico") alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain windshield wipers and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,836,925 and 6,799,348.See our October 22, 2013 and November 25, 2013 posts for more details on the complaint and the Notice of Investigation, respectively.
According to Order No. 24, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Trico and Respondent Federal-Mogul Corporation and Federal-Mogul SA (collectively, "Federal-Mogul") to terminate the investigation based on a Settlement and License Agreement between Trico and Federal-Mogul.