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IPR: Desks, Cameras, Carburetors, Child Carriers, Packaging, Solar Cells, Etc.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Barrier systems – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1118 of movable barrier operator systems and components thereof with respect to 13 patent claims at the request of complainant The Chamberlain Group Inc.

Beverage dispensers – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1130 of beverage dispensing systems and components thereof with respect to seven patent claims withdrawn by complainants Heineken International B.V., Heineken Supply Chain B.V., and Heineken USA Inc.

Blood separation devices – institution of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1147 of blood separation and cell preparation devices (complainant RegenLab USA LLC; respondents located in Israel and the U.S.)

Bone cements – new IPR infringement petition on bone cements, components thereof, and products containing the same (complainants Haraeus Medical LLC and Heraeus Medical GmbH; proposed respondents located in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and the U.S.; comments on public interest issues due by March 18)

Carburetors – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1123 of carburetors and products containing such carburetors with respect to one respondent based on a settlement agreement with complainant Walbro LLC

Child carriers – new IPR infringement petition on child carriers and components thereof (complainant LILLEbaby LLC; proposed respondents located in Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Romania, Poland, India, Norway, China, Canada, and the U.S.; comments on public interest issues due by March 18)

Desks – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1125 of height-adjustable desk platforms and components thereof with respect to one respondent based on a settlement agreement with complainant Varidesk LLC

Digital Cameras – termination without import restrictions of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1059 of digital cameras, software, and components thereof based on settlement agreement between respondents and complainants Carl Zeiss AG and ASML Netherlands B.V.

Earpiece Devices – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1121 of earpiece devices and components thereof with respect to one respondent based on a settlement with complainant Bose Corporation

Graphics processors – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1099 of graphics processors and products containing the same without imposition of import restrictions based on a settlement between respondents and complainant ZiiLabs Inc.

Integrated circuits – institution of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1148 of integrated circuits and products containing the same (complainant Tela Innovations Inc.; respondents located in Taiwan, China, and the U.S.)

Packaging – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1127 of microperforated packaging containing fresh produce with respect to one respondent based on the withdrawal of allegations by complainant Windham Packaging LLC

Photovoltaic cells – new IPR infringement petition on photovoltaic cells and products containing same (complainants Hanwha Q CELLS USA Inc. and Hanwha Q CELLS & Advanced Materials Corporation; proposed respondents located in Cayman Islands, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Norway, Singapore, and the U.S.; comments on public interest issues due by March 15)

Radioisotope infusion systems – grant of summary determination on some patent infringement issues in investigation 337-TA-1110 of strontium-rubidium radioisotope infusion systems and components thereof, including generators

Vehicle security systems – new IPR infringement petition on vehicle security and remote convenience systems and components thereof (complainants DEI Holdings Inc. and Directed Electronics Canada Inc.; proposed respondents located in Canada and the U.S.; comments on public interest issues due by March 15)

For more information on pursuing or mitigating IPR-related import restrictions, please contact Emi Ortiz at (305) 894-1005.

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