International Trade Commission August 12, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Light Reflectors and Components, Packaging, and Related Advertising Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2014-19045
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on June 20, 2014, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Sunlight Supply, Inc. of Vancouver, Washington and IP Holdings, LLC of Vancouver, Washington. An amended complaint was filed on July 11, 2014. A supplement to the amended complaint was filed on July 18, 2014. The amended 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 light reflectors and components, packaging, and related advertising thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,641,367 (``the '367 patent''); U.S. Design Patent No. D634,469 (``the '469 patent''); U.S. Design Patent No. D644,185 (``the '185 patent''); and U.S. Design Patent No. D545,485 (``the '485 patent''), and by reason of infringement of U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,871,765 (``the '765 trademark'') and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,262,059 (``the '059 trademark''), and that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The amended complaint further alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, or in the sale of, certain light reflectors and components, packaging, and related advertising thereof by reason of false advertising, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order exclusion order, and cease and desist orders.