Certain Optical Disc Drives, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; 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 September 3, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Optical Devices, LLC of Peterborough, New Hampshire. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on September 20, 2013. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and/or the sale within the United States after importation of certain optical disc drives, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,904,007 (``the `007 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,196,979 (``the `979 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,416,651 (``the `651 patent''); U.S. Patent No. RE40,927 (``the `927 patent''); U.S. Patent No. RE42,913 (``the `913 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. RE43,681 (``the `681 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 a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof, DN 2987; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).