IPR News: Audio Players, Medical Devices, Integrated Circuits, Spa Pumps, Toner
The International Trade Commission has recently announced the following actions in intellectual property rights infringement investigations.
For more information on pursuing or mitigating IPR-related import restrictions, please contact customs and trade attorney Lee Sandler at (305) 894-1000.
Audio players – institution of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1191 of audio players and controllers, components thereof, and products containing the same (complainant Sonos Inc., respondents located in the U.S.)
Blood separation devices – termination without the imposition of import restrictions of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1147 of blood separation and cell preparation devices based on RegenLab USA LLC’s withdrawal of its complaint
Integrated circuits – (a) termination without the imposition of import restrictions of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1024 of integrated circuits with voltage regulators and products containing same and (b) termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1143 of integrated circuits and products containing the same with respect to five patent claims withdrawn by complainant Tela Innovations Inc.
Spa pumps – new IPR infringement complaint filed on spa pumps, jet pump housing, motors, components thereof, and products containing the same (complainant Luraco Health & Beauty LLC, proposed respondents located in the U.S., Feb. 17 deadline for public interest comments)
Toner cartridges – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1174 of toner cartridges, components thereof, and systems containing the same with respect to one respondent based on a consent order with complainants Brother Industries Ltd., Brother International Corporation (U.S.A.), and Brother Industries (U.S.A.) Inc.