Summary Investigation Information

Investigation Number: 337-TA-1195

Investigation Type: Violation

Docket Number: 3437

Investigation Status: Pending before the Commission

Title (In the Matter of Certain):

Electronic Candle Products and Components Thereof

People IconProcedural History

Complaint Filed 03/02/2020


Date of Institution 04/06/2020


Markman Hearing Dates

Start

End


Evidentiary Hearing Dates

Scheduled Start 03/18/2021

Scheduled End 03/19/2021

Actual Start

Actual End


Target Date 08/06/2021


Final ID On Violation

Due Date 04/06/2021

Issue Date


Non Final (Terminating) ID Issued 04/02/2021


Final Determination of
No Violation


Final Determination of Violation


Termination Date

 

Unfair Act Alleged+

Type Active - Inactive
Patent Infringement 03/31/2020 -
 

Patent Number(s) +

Number Active - Inactive
10,533,718 03/31/2020 -
8,550,660 03/31/2020 -
9,366,402 03/31/2020 -
9,512,971 03/31/2020 -
9,523,471 03/31/2020 -

HTS Number(s) +

Number Category Basket
85411000 Lighting products
 

People Icon Participant Information

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Complainant Information

Name - City/State/Country Lead Counsel for Service Active Inactive Date
L&L Candle Company LLC - Brea , CA , USA
Perkins Coie LLP 03/31/2020 -
Sotera Tschetter, Inc. - St. Paul , MN , USA
Perkins Coie LLP 03/31/2020 -

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- Inactive
Respondent Information

+ Name - City/State/Country Lead Counsel for Service Active Inactive Date
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Decorware International Inc. - Rancho Cucamonga , CA , USA
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 03/31/2020 - 11/02/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Settlement 11/02/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Gerson International (H.K.) Ltd. - Hung Hom , , Hong Kong
Husch Blackwell LLP 03/31/2020 - 06/30/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Settlement 06/30/2020 Patent Infringement 06/30/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Guangdong Tongfang Lighting Co., Ltd. - Wan Chai , , Hong Kong
Morgan Lewis & Bockius 03/31/2020 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Consent Order 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Lifetime Brands, Inc. - Garden City , NY , USA
Nixon Peabody LLC 03/31/2020 - 01/05/2021
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Settlement 01/05/2021
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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MerchSource, LLC - Irvine , CA ,
Avyno Law PC 03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Settlement 08/03/2020 Patent Infringement 08/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Nantong Ya Tai Candle Arts & Crafts Co., Ltd. - San Gabriel , CA , USA
03/31/2020 - 01/05/2021
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Consent Order 01/05/2021
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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NapaStyle, Inc. - Napa , CA , USA
03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Complaint Withdrawn 11/30/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Ningbo Huamao International Trading Co., Ltd. - Ningbo City , , China
McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. 03/31/2020 - 01/05/2021
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Settlement 01/05/2021
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Ningbo Mascube Import Export Company - Ningbo City , , China
03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Default 08/03/2020 Patent Infringement 08/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Ningbo Shanhuang Electric Appliance Co. - Ningbo City , , China
Chen Zhang 03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Default 11/30/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Ningbo Yinzhou Langsheng Artware Co., Ltd. - Ningbo City , , China
McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. 03/31/2020 - 01/05/2021
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Settlement 01/05/2021
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Scott Brothers Entertainment, Inc. - Las Vegas , NV , USA
Nixon Peabody LLC 03/31/2020 - 08/28/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
No Violation Found 08/28/2020 Patent Infringement 08/28/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Shenzhen Goldenwell Smart Technology Co., Ltd. - Shenzhen City , , China
03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Complaint Withdrawn 11/30/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Shenzhen Ksperway Technology Co., Ltd. - Shenzhen City , , China
03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Complaint Withdrawn 11/30/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Shenzhen Tongfang Optoelectronic Technology Co., Ltd. - Shenzhen City , , China
Morgan Lewis & Bockius 03/31/2020 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Consent Order 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Sterno Home Inc. - Coquitlam , , Canada
McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd. 03/31/2020 - 01/05/2021
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Settlement 01/05/2021
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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TFL Candles - Shenzhen City , , China
Morgan Lewis & Bockius 03/31/2020 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Consent Order 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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The Gerson Company - Olathe , KS , USA
Husch Blackwell LLP 03/31/2020 - 06/30/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Settlement 06/30/2020 Patent Infringement 06/30/2020 06/30/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Tongfang Optoelectric Company - Hong Kong , , Hong Kong
Morgan Lewis & Bockius 03/31/2020 - 06/03/2020
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Consent Order 06/03/2020 Patent Infringement 06/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Veraflame International, Inc. - Vancouver , , Canada
03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Default 08/03/2020 Patent Infringement 08/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Virtual Candles - Maidstone , , United Kingdom
03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Default 08/03/2020 Patent Infringement 08/03/2020
Customs Enforcement Desc Forum Receipt Customs Letter Seizure Forfeiture Order Documents
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Yiwu Shengda Art Co., Ltd. - Yiwu City , , China
Chen Zhang 03/31/2020 -
Disposition, Date Disposition by Unfair Acts, Date Remedial Orders Issued, Issue Date, Status, Change Date
Default 11/30/2020
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
Andrew Beverina
David Lloyd

General Counsel (GC)

Name
Robert Needham
Benjamin Richards
Michelle Klancnik

Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

Name
Sandra Lord

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