International Trade Commission January 5, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

In the Matter of Certain Handbags, Luggage, Accessories and Packaging Thereof; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 2010-33249
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 3, 2010, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Louis Vuitton Malletier S.A. of France and Louis Vuitton U.S. Manufacturing, Inc. of San Dimas, California. An amended complaint was filed on December 10, 2010. On December 16, 2010, complainants filed supplemental materials. The amended complaint 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 handbags. luggage, accessories and packaging thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Trademark Registration No. 297,594 (``the `594 trademark''); U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,643,625 (``the `625 trademark''); U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,653,663 (``the `663 trademark''); U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,875,198 (``the `198 trademark''); U.S. Trademark Registration No. 2,773,107 (``the `107 trademark''); U.S. Trademark Registration No. 2,177,828 (``the `828 trademark''); U.S. Trademark Registration No. 2,181,753 (``the `753 trademark''); and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,519,828 (``the `828 trademark''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.