Certain Network Communications Systems for Optical Networks and Components Thereof; Notice of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 25, 2005, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Ciena Corporation of Linthicum, Maryland. An amended complaint was filed on March 14, 2005. The amended complaint 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 network communications systems for optical networks and components thereof by reason of infringement of claims 5-11, 13 and 14 of U.S. Patent No. 5,978,115 and claims 1-25 and 27-37 of U.S. Patent No. 6,618,176. 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.