On October 20, 2015, ALJ MaryJoan McNamara issued Order Nos. 105 and 106 in Certain Laser Abraded Denim Garments (Inv. No. 337-TA-930).
By way of background, this investigation is based on an August 18, 2014 complaint filed by RevoLaze, LLC and TechnoLines, LLC (collectively, "Complainants") alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain laser abraded denim garments that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,990,444; 6,140,602; 6,252,196; 6,664,505; 6,819,972; and 6,858,815. See our August 19, 2014 and September 19, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
According to Order No. 105, ALJ McNamara granted a motion filed by Complainants to terminate the investigation as to Respondents H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB and H&M Hermes & Mauritz LP (collectively, "H&M") based upon a withdrawal of their allegations against H&M in the Amended Complaint.
According to Order No. 106, ALJ McNamara granted a motion filed by Complainants to terminate the investigation as to Respondent Eroglu Giyim San Tic AS on the basis of a settlement.