On December 5, 2011 Walker Digital LLC filed a complaint requesting that the International Trade Commission open an investigation into the importation, sale for importation, and sale after importation of Certain Blu-Ray Disc Players, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same.
Rovi Corporation, Rovi Guides, Inc., United Video Properties, Inc., Gemstar Development Corporation, and Index System Inc. filed a letter on November 15, 2011, requesting that the International Trade Commission conduct an investigation under section 337 covering Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and Parental Controls Technology.
ALJ Essex issued an initial determination granting complainant Otter Products, LLC’s request for an entry of default in Inv. No. 337-TA-780, Certain Protective Cases and Components Thereof, as to respondents Anbess Electronics Co. Ltd.; Guangzhou Evotech Industry Co., Ltd.; Hoffco Brands, Inc. dba Celltronix; Hong Kong HJJ Co., Ltd; Sinatech Industrial Co., Ltd.; Suntel Global Investment Ltd.; Trait Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.; Papaya Holdings Ltd.; Quanyun Electronics Co., Ltd; Papaya Holdings Ltd.; Quanyun Electronics Co., Ltd.; Topter Technology Co. Ltd.; and Cellet Products.
ALJ Rogers granted a joint motion filed by complainant Technology Properties Limited LLC and respondent Aluratek International Inc.
On October 13, 2011, ALJ Gildea set the procedural schedule in Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory and NAND Flash Memory Devices and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-803.
On October 12, 2011, ALJ Rogers set the procedural schedule in Certain Digital Photo Frames and Image Display Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-807.
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 22, VIA Technologies Inc., IP-First LLC, and Centaur Technology Inc. filed a letter with Secretary Holbein requesting that the Commission conduct an investigation under section 337 regarding Certain Computing Devices with Associated Instruction Sets and Software.
On September 12, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea set the procedural schedule in Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computers, Inv. No. 337-TA-794.
On September 2, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued an Initial Determination that granted a joint motion to terminate the Inv. No. 337-TA-773, Certain Motion-Sensitive Sound Effects Devices and Image Display Devices and Components and Products Containing the Same, as to Respondent Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. (“BDA”).