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USITC to Review ALJ Section 337 Enforcement Decision on Network Devices

According to a US International Trade Commission (USITC) notice published on August 4, 2017, the USITC has determined to remand an initial enforcement decision issued by an administrative law judge (ALJ) in the enforcement proceeding in Certain Network Devices, Related Software, and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-944. The decision by USITC could instigate additional rulings … Continue Reading

USITC ALJ Shaw Finds Claims Patent-Ineligible After Fast-Track Hearing On Section 101 Issues

In the first-ever hearing on a patent issue under the United States International Trade Commission’s (USITC) Pilot Program for early case disposition, ALJ Shaw has found (Inv. No. 337-TA-994) that the asserted claims of the sole patent-in-suit fail to recite patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.  As we reported in a previous blog post, the USITC, … Continue Reading

ITC Affirms Summary Determinations of Patent Invalidity Based on Indefiniteness in Wireless Headsets and Automated Teller Machines

In what appears to be something of a trend in favor of summary dispositions, the International Trade Commission (ITC) has affirmed summary determination rulings of patent invalidity in two, separate investigations: Certain Wireless Headsets, Inv. No. 337-TA-943 and Certain Automated Teller Machines and Point of Sale Devices and Associated Software Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-958. The … Continue Reading
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