Certain Flip-Top Vials and Products Using the Same; Notice of Institution of Investigation; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 17, 2011, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of CSP Technologies, Inc., of Auburn, Alabama. Letters supplementing the complaint were filed on June 3 and June 7, 2011. The 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 flip-top vials and products using the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,537,137 (``the '137 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established 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.