• ALJ Bullock Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Light Reflectors And Components (337-TA-924)
  • September 18, 2014 | Author: Eric W. Schweibenz
  • Law Firm: Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. - Alexandria Office
  • On September 15, 2014, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 7 in Certain Light Reflectors And Components, And Packaging, and Related Advertising Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-924).

    By way of background this investigation is based on a June 20, 2014 complaint and July 11, 2014 amended complaint filed by Sunlight Supply, Inc. and IP Holdings, LLC alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain light reflectors and components, packaging, and related advertising that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,641,367; D634,469; D644,185 and D545,485.  See our June 21, 2014 and August 8, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.

    According to Order No. 7, ALJ Bullock set November 12, 2015 as the target date for completing the investigation (which is approximately fifteen months after institution of the investigation).  In addition, ALJ Bullock determined that the evidentiary hearing in this investigation will take place on April 13-17, 2015 and the Initial Determination will be issued on July 11, 2015.