In the Matter of Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on August 16, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Pass & Seymour, Inc. of Syracuse, New York. Letters supplementing the complaint were filed on September 4, 5, and 6, 2007. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain ground fault circuit interrupters and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,594,398, RE38,293, 7,154,718, 7,164,564, 7,212,386, and 7,256,973. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders.