In the Matter of: Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Products Containing Same; Notice of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on September 3, 2010, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. of Melville, New York. An amended complaint was filed on September 28, 2010. The complaint, as amended, alleges violations of section 337 based upon 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 same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No 7,463,124 (``the '124 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,737,809 (``the '809 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 7,764,151 (``the '151 patent). 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 an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.