Certain Robotic Floor Cleaning Devices and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 28, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of iRobot Corporation of Bedford, Massachusetts. 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 robotic floor cleaning devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,884,423 (``the '423 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,813,517 (``the '517 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,835,096 (``the '096 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,571,511 (``the '511 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 10,296,007 (``the '007 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.