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IPR News: Nailers, Nicotine Systems, Radioisotopes, Vinyl Tile, Wearable Monitors

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

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.

Gas spring nailers – finding of no violation in patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1082 of gas spring nailer products and components thereof and request for written comments by Jan. 3 on remedy, bonding, and the public interest

Nicotine delivery systems – termination of patent infringement investigations 337-TA-1139 of electronic nicotine delivery systems and components thereof and 337-TA-1141 of cartridges for such systems with respect to various respondents based on settlement agreements with complainant Juul Labs Inc.

Radioisotope infusion systems – termination without the imposition of import restrictions of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1110 of strontium-rubidium radioisotope infusion systems and components thereof, including generators

Vinyl tile – termination of patent infringement investigation 337-TA-1155 of luxury vinyl tile and components thereof with respect to three respondents based on a settlement with complainants Mohawk Industries Inc., Flooring Industries Ltd., and IVC US Inc.

Wearable monitoring devices – new IPR infringement complaint filed on wearable monitoring devices, systems, and components thereof (complainants Philips North America LLC and Koninklijke Philips NV Inc.; proposed respondents located in Switzerland and the U.S.)

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