In the Matter of Certain Inkjet Ink Cartridges With Printheads and Components Thereof; Notice of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 25, 2010, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Hewlett-Packard Company of Palo Alto, California and Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. of Houston, Texas. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on June 16, 2010. 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 inkjet ink cartridges with printheads and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,234,598 (``the `598 patent''); 6,309,053 (``the `053 patent''); 6,398,347 (``the `347 patent''); 6,412,917 (``the `917 patent''); 6,481,817 (``the `817 patent''); and 6,402,279 (``the `279 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337.