On October 11, 2011, the Federal Circuit, by a 2-1 majority in TianRui Group Co. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, No. 2010-1395, affirmed the Commission’s ruling in Inv. No. 337-TA-655, In the Matter of Certain Cast Steel Railway Wheels, Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same.
On September 13, 2011, in Inv. No. 337-TA-650, the Commission issued a general exclusion order following a remand from the Federal Circuit in John Mezzalingua Associates v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 8806 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 28, 2011).
Complainant Otter Products, LLC and Respondent Hardy Candy Cases LLC dba Gumdrop LLC filed a joint motion to terminate Respondent Hard Candy on the basis of a consent order in Inv. No. 337-TA-780, Certain Protective Cases and Components Thereof.
In response to Order No. 11 in Inv. No. 337-TA-752, Certain Gaming and Entertainment Consoles, Related Software, and Components Thereof (“753 Investigation), Motorola filed a statement identifying the products it is accusing of infringement in the 752 Investigation.
Ogma and Respondents LEGO AS dba LEGO Group and LEGO Systems, Inc. (“LEGO”) filed a joint motion under Rule 210.21(a)(1) to terminate Investigation No. 337-TA-773, Certain Motion-Sensitive Sound Effects Devices and Image Display Devices and Components and Products Containing Same (“773 Investigation”) as to LEGO based Ogma’s withdrawal of its complaint with respect to LEGO.
ALJ Rogers issued his Initial Determination in Inv. No. 337-TA-723, Certain Inkjet Ink Cartridges With Printheads and Components Thereof.
On October 29, 2010, complainant Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. filed a motion to partially terminate Investigation No. 337-TA-665, Certain Flash Memory And Products Containing Same
On September 24, 2010, in Inv. No. 337-TA-686, Certain Bulk Welding Wire Containers and Components Thereof and Welding Wire, the Commission determined to affirm ALJ Rogers’s determination of no infringement of the asserted claims, but to review and take no position on certain claim construction, priority date, and validity issues.
The Commission has issued a general exclusion order in 337-TA-678, Certain Energy Drink Products.
In Inv. No. 337-TA-701, Certain Electronic Products, Including Mobile Phones, Portable Music Players, and Computers, ALJ Charneski issued an order denying complainants Nokia Corp. and Nokia Inc.'s motion seeking an order requiring respondent Apple, Inc. to show cause why it should not be sanctioned for failing to comply with orders relating to Apple's production of source code files and other documentation relating to Nokia's infringement claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,073,036.