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IPR News: Apparel, Breathing Masks, Carburetors, Cell Phones, Vacuums, Semiconductors, Etc.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Breathing treatment masks – termination without imposition of import restrictions of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1134 of sleep-disordered breathing treatment mask systems and components thereof

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

Cell phones – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1138 of LTE- and 3G-compliant cellular communications devices with respect to certain patent claims withdrawn by complainant INVT SPE LLC

Magnetic tape cartridges – issuance of limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders in patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1058 of magnetic tape cartridges and components thereof

Road construction machines – recommendation for limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders in investigation 337-TA-1088 of road construction machines and components thereof; comments due by April 2

Robotic vacuums – institution of enforcement proceeding in patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1057 of robotic vacuum cleaning devices and components thereof, such as spare parts, to investigate alleged violation of cease and desist orders

Semiconductor devices – institution of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1149 of semiconductor devices, integrated circuits, and consumer products containing the same (complainant Innovative Foundry Technologies LLC; respondents located in China, Taiwan, and the U.S.)

Skin treatment devices – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1112 of radio frequency micro-needle dermatological treatment devices and components thereof with respect to eight patent claims withdrawn by complainants Syneron Medical Ltd., Candela Corporation, and General Hospital Corporation d/b/a Massachusetts General Hospital

Women’s apparel – new IPR infringement complaint on female fashion dresses, jumpsuits, maxi skirts and accoutrements; comments on public interest issues due by April 3

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

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