Summary Investigation Information

Investigation Number: 337-TA-1142

Investigation Type: Violation

Docket Number: 3355

Investigation Status: Terminated

Title (In the Matter of Certain):

Pocket Lighters

People IconProcedural History

Complaint Filed 12/06/2018


Date of Institution 02/12/2019


Markman Hearing Dates

Start

End


Evidentiary Hearing Dates

Scheduled Start 11/12/2019

Scheduled End 11/15/2019

Actual Start

Actual End


Target Date 06/22/2020


Final ID On Violation

Due Date 02/12/2020

Issue Date 02/12/2020


Non Final (Terminating) ID Issued


Final Determination of
No Violation


Final Determination of Violation 06/22/2020


Termination Date 06/22/2020

 

Unfair Act Alleged+

Type Active - Inactive
Trade Dress 12/06/2018 - 06/22/2020
 

Trademark Number(s)+

Number Active Inactive
1,761,622 02/07/2019 06/22/2020
2,278,917 02/07/2019 06/22/2020

HTS Number(s) +

Number Category Basket
96131000 Small consumer items
 

People Icon Participant Information

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Complainant Information

Name - City/State/Country Lead Counsel for Service Active Inactive Date
BIC Corporation - Shelton , CT , USA
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP 02/07/2019 - 06/22/2020

- Active
- Inactive
Respondent Information

+ Name - City/State/Country Lead Counsel for Service Active Inactive Date
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Arrow Lighter, Inc. d/b/a MK Lighter, Inc. and MK Lighter Company - City of Industry , CA , USA
Charles C.H. WU & Associates 02/07/2019 - 11/25/2019
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Consent Order 11/25/2019 Patent Infringement 11/25/2019 Consent Order 11/25/2019 Active
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Benxi Fenghe Lighter Co., Ltd. - Liaoning Province , , China
02/07/2019 - 01/14/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Complaint Withdrawn 01/14/2020 Patent Infringement 01/14/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Excel Wholesale Distributors Inc. - College Point , NY , USA
CHARLES C.H. WU & ASSOCIATES 02/07/2019 - 11/25/2019
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Consent Order 11/25/2019 Patent Infringement 11/25/2019 Consent Order 11/25/2019 Active
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Milan Import Export Company, LLC - San Diego , CA , USA
02/07/2019 - 06/22/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Default 07/08/2019 Registered Trademark Infringement 07/08/2019
Violation Found 06/22/2020 Trade Dress 06/22/2020 General Exclusion Order 06/22/2020 Active 06/22/2020
Violation Found 06/22/2020 Trade Dress 06/22/2020 Cease & Desist Order 06/22/2020 Active 06/22/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Wellpine Company Limited - Hong Kong , ,
02/07/2019 - 06/22/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Default 07/08/2019 Registered Trademark Infringement 07/08/2019
Violation Found 06/22/2020 Trade Dress 06/22/2020 General Exclusion Order 06/22/2020 Active 06/22/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Zhuoye Lighter Manufacturing Co, Ltd. - Guangdong , , China
02/07/2019 - 06/22/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Default 07/10/2019 Patent Infringement 07/10/2019
Violation Found 06/22/2020 Trade Dress 06/22/2020 General Exclusion Order 06/22/2020 Active 06/22/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents

People Icon Agency Participant Information

Office of Unfair Import Investigations (OUII)

Level of Participation:


Name
Jeffrey Hsu
Yoncha Kundupoglu

General Counsel (GC)

Name
Megan Valentine
Houda Morad

Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

Name
Clark Cheney

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