Summary Investigation Information

Investigation Number: 337-TA-1151

Investigation Type: Violation

Docket Number: 3369

Investigation Status: Terminated

Title (In the Matter of Certain):

Certain Photovoltaic Cells and Products Containing Same

People IconProcedural History

Complaint Filed 03/04/2019


Date of Institution 04/08/2019


Markman Hearing Dates

Start 08/22/2019

End 08/22/2019


Evidentiary Hearing Dates

Scheduled Start 11/20/2019

Scheduled End 11/22/2019

Actual Start

Actual End


Target Date 08/10/2020


Final ID On Violation

Due Date 04/10/2020

Issue Date


Non Final (Terminating) ID Issued


Final Determination of
No Violation


Final Determination of Violation


Termination Date

 

Unfair Act Alleged+

Type Active - Inactive
Patent Infringement 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
 

Patent Number(s) +

Number Active - Inactive
9,893,215 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020

HTS Number(s) +

Number Category Basket
85414060 Consumer electronics products
 

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Complainant Information

Name - City/State/Country Lead Counsel for Service Active Inactive Date
Hanwha Q CELLS & Advanced Materials Corporation - Seoul , , Republic of Korea
Covington & Burling LLP 04/03/2019 - 03/02/2020
Hanwha Q CELLS USA Inc. - dalton , GA ,
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Hanwha Solutions Corporation - , ,
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 03/02/2020 - 06/03/2020

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Respondent Information

+ Name - City/State/Country Lead Counsel for Service Active Inactive Date
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Hefei LONGi Solar Technology Ltd. - , , China
Sidley Austin LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Jinko Solar (U.S.) Industries Inc. - San Francisco , CA ,
Fish & Richardson P.C. 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Jinko Solar Co., Ltd. - Jiangxi , , China
Fish & Richardson P.C. 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Jinko Solar Technology Sdn. Bhd. 14A - Kuala Lumpur , , Malaysia
Fish & Richardson P.C. 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. - San Francisco , CA ,
Fish & Richardson P.C. 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. - George Town , , Cayman Islands
Fish & Richardson P.C. 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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LONGi (H.K.) Trading Ltd. - Wanchai , , Hong Kong
Sidley Austin LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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LONGi (Kuching) Sdn. Bhd. - Sarawak, , , Malaysia
Sidley Austin LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. - Shaanxi, , , China
Sidley Austin LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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LONGi Solar Technology (U.S.) Inc. - San Ramon , CA ,
Sidley Austin LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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LONGi Solar Technology Co., Ltd. - Shaanxi, , , China
Sidley Austin LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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REC Americas, LLC - San Mateo , CA , United States
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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REC Solar Holdings AS - Oslo , , Norway
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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REC Solar Pte. Ltd. - Tuas , , Singapore
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Taizhou LONGi Solar Technology Ltd. No. - Jiangsu, , , China
Sidley Austin LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Zhejiang Jinko Solar Co., Ltd. - Haining City , , China
Fish & Richardson P.C. 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Zhejiang LONGi Solar Technology Ltd. - Zhejiang , , China
Sidley Austin LLP 04/03/2019 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Summary Determination - No Violation 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
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: Full


Name
Anne Goalwin
Monisha Deka

General Counsel (GC)

Name
Clint Gerdine
Megan Valentine

Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

Name
MaryJoan McNamara

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CAFC Appeals

Date Appeal Petition Filed 07/31/2020


Date of ITC Brief 12/23/2020


Date of Oral Argument


Date of Rehearing ITC Brief


Date of Rehearing Oral Argument


Date Mandate Issued


Date Order Remand to ALJ


Date Remand ID Due


Date Remand ID Issued


Date Comm Dec Remand


Case Name:Hanwha Q CELLS USA Inc. v. ITC


Case Number: 20-2115


Intervenor(s):


Appellant(s):


Amicus/Amici:


CAFC Appeal Status:


Type of Rehearing Requested:


Remand to ALJ: No