International Trade Commission May 15, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Radio Frequency Micro-Needle Dermatological Treatment Devices and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-10240
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 9, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Syneron Medical Ltd. of Israel; Candela Corporation of Wayland, Massachusetts; and Massachusetts General Hospital of Boston, Massachusetts. A supplement was filed on April 27, 2018. The complaint, as supplemented, 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 radio frequency micro-needle dermatological treatment devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,510,899 (``the '899 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 9,095,357 (``the '357 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.