Certain Electronic Digital Media Devices and Components Thereof; 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 July 5, 2011, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Apple, Inc. of Cupertino, California. A letter supplementing the Complaint was filed on July 22, 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 electronic digital media devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,479,949 (``the `949 patent''); U.S. Patent No. RE 41,922 (``the `922 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,863,533 (``the `533 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,789,697 (``the `697 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,912,501 (``the `501 patent''); U.S. Patent No. D558,757 (``the `757 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. D618,678 (``the `678 patent''). 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 an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.