Certain Height-Adjustable Desk Platforms and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on March 18, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Varidesk LLC of Coppell, Texas. A supplement to the complaint was filed on April 1, 2016. The complaint, as supplemented, 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 height-adjustable desk platforms and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,113,703 (``the '703 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 9,277,809 (``the '809 patent''). The complaint, as supplemented, further alleges that an industry in the United States exists and/or is in the process of being established 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.