A recent opinion by the Commission highlights the risk for defaulting at the ITC – the Commission reversed the ALJ’s finding of a violation as to the participating respondents but maintained that the defaulting respondent was in violation of Section 337 based on the allegations in the complaint.
In a recent Commission opinion, the ITC reviewed and affirmed ALJ Bullock’s Initial Determination (ID), and issued a GEO because they concluded that a limited exclusion order LEO may be easily circumvented.
In a recent opinion, the ITC found that four defaulting respondents violated section 337 and that a general exclusion order (GEO) was the appropriate remedy for unlicensed products.
In a recent order, ALJ McNamara reiterated that her Ground Rules require live direct and cross-examination testimony and any party seeking to utilize witness statements in lieu of live testimony must do so by motion. She emphasized such a motion will virtually never be granted for expert witnesses.
In a recent order, the ITC denied a motion to stay the investigation pending resolution of inter partes review (“IPR”) proceedings against the asserted patents after ALJ Bullock found that the balance of the Semiconductor Chips factors weighed against granting the motion.