Certain Wi-Fi Enabled Electronic Devices and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on August 29, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Sharp Corporation of Japan and Sharp Electronics Corporation of Montvale, New Jersey. Supplements to the complaint were filed on August 30, 2017 and September 21, 2017. 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 Wi-Fi enabled electronic devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,325,838 (``the '838 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 8,279,809 (``the '809 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.