Certain Cellular Base Station Communication Equipment, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation; 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 January 19, 2022, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California. 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 cellular base station communication equipment, components thereof, and products containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,882,282 (``the '282 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,263,340 (``the '340 patent''); and U.S. Patent 9,667,290 (``the '290 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 order.