April 24, 2014

Inv. No. 337-TA-773 Instituted, Assigned to ALJ Gildea

On May 16, 2011, the Commission instituted Inv. No. 337-TA-773, Certain Motion-Sensitive Sound Effects Devices and Image Display Devices and Components and Products Containing Same, based on a complaint filed April 1, 2011.  The Complainant is Ogma, LLC of Texas. The named respondents are Activision Blizzard, Inc.; Canon, Inc.; Canon USA, Inc.; Jakks Pacific, Inc.; Kyocera Communications, Inc.; LEGO A/S d/b/a LEGO Group; LEGO Systems, Inc.; Lenovo (United States), Inc.; Lenovo Group Ltd.; Lenovo (Singapore) Pte Ltd.; Mad Catz, Inc.; Nintendo Co., Ltd.; Nintendo of America, Inc.; Nyko Technologies, Inc.; Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA), Inc.; Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB; Vivitek Corp.; VTech Electronics North America LLC; VTech Holdings, Ltd.; ViewSonic Corp., Ltd.; WowWee Group Ltd.; and WowWee USA, Inc.  The patents at issue are U.S. Pat. No. 6,150,947 and 5,825,427, and the investigation has been assigned to ALJ Gildea.

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Blair M. Jacobs is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office.  He focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and related antitrust disputes before federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).    


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Robert J. Walters is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office.    Rob focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and counseling on intellectual property matters.  He is an experienced trial attorney and has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous state and federal jury trials, in Section 337 actions at the ITC and before appellate courts in intellectual property cases.  Rob has represented clients in a wide...


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