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ALJ Essex Terminates Investigation In Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices (337-TA-898)

Eric W. Schweibenz
Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. - Alexandria Office

March 28, 2014

Previously published on March 26, 2014

On March 24, 2014, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 12 in Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-898).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 20, 2013 complaint filed by Navico, Inc. and Navico Holding AS of Norway (collectively, “Navico”) alleging violation of Section 337 by Raymarine, Inc., Raymarine UK Ltd. (collectively, “Raymarine”), and In-Tech Electronics Ltd. (collectively, the “Respondents”) in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain marine sonar imaging devices, products containing the same, and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,305,840 and 8,300,499. See our September 24, 2013 and November 7, 2013 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.

According to Order No. 12, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Navico and the Respondents to terminate this investigation based on a settlement agreement between Navico and Raymarine.


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