Summary Investigation Information

Investigation Number: 337-TA-1167

Investigation Type: Violation

Docket Number: 3391

Investigation Status: Pending before the Commission

Title (In the Matter of Certain):

Reload Cartridges for Laparoscopic Surgical Staplers

People IconProcedural History

Complaint Filed 05/30/2019


Date of Institution 07/05/2019


Markman Hearing Dates

Start 10/29/2019

End 10/29/2019


Evidentiary Hearing Dates

Scheduled Start 02/08/2021

Scheduled End 02/12/2021

Actual Start 02/08/2021

Actual End 02/12/2021


Target Date 10/08/2021


Final ID On Violation

Due Date 06/08/2021

Issue Date 06/08/2021


Non Final (Terminating) ID Issued


Final Determination of
No Violation


Final Determination of Violation


Termination Date

 

Unfair Act Alleged+

Type Active - Inactive
Patent Infringement 06/28/2019 -
 

Patent Number(s) +

Number Active - Inactive
7.490.749 06/28/2019 -
8,479,969 06/28/2019 -
9,113,874 06/28/2019 -
9,844,369 06/28/2019 -
9,844,379 06/28/2019 -

HTS Number(s) +

Number Category Basket
90189080 Pharmaceuticals and medical devices
 

People Icon Participant Information

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Complainant Information

Name - City/State/Country Lead Counsel for Service Active Inactive Date
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. - Cincinnati , OH , USA
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 06/28/2019 -
Ethicon LLC - Guaynabo , , USA
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 06/28/2019 -
Ethicon US, LLC - Cincinnati , OH , USA
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 06/28/2019 -

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- Inactive
Respondent Information

+ Name - City/State/Country Lead Counsel for Service Active Inactive Date
Intuitive Surgical C. de R.L. de C.V. - Mexicala Baja California , , Mexico
Fish & Richardson P.C. 06/28/2019 -
Intuitive Surgical Holdings, LLC - Sunnyvale , CA , USA
Fish & Richardson P.C. 06/28/2019 -
Intuitive Surgical Inc. - Sunnyvale , CA , USA
Fish & Richardson P.C. 06/28/2019 -
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc. - Sunnyvale , CA , USA
Fish & Richardson P.C. 06/28/2019 -

People Icon Agency Participant Information

Office of Unfair Import Investigations (OUII)

Level of Participation: None


General Counsel (GC)

Name
Megan Valentine
Benjamin Richards

Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

Name
Charles Bullock

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