In the Matter of Certain Switches and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant's Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation, 13124-13125 [E7-5044]

Download as PDF pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 13124 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 53 / Tuesday, March 20, 2007 / Notices U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted investigation No. 332–486, Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-Free, Quota-Free Treatment for Imports from LeastDeveloped Countries, under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), for the purpose of providing advice on the probable economic effect of providing duty-free, quota-free treatment (DFQF) for imports from least-developed countries (LDCs) on (i) Industries in the United States producing like or directly competitive products and (ii) on U.S. consumers. DATES: March 12, 2007: Institution of investigation. April 3, 2007: Deadline for filing written submissions. August 16, 2007: Transmittal of Commission report to USTR. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Karl Tsuji, Office of Industries (202–205–3434; karl.tsuji@usitc.gov) or Deputy Project Leader Linda White, Office of Industries (202–205–3427; linda.white@usitc.gov). For information on legal aspects, contact William Gearhart of the Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091; william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819; margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The USTR’s letter states that the United States reached agreement at the WTO Ministerial Conference in Hong Kong in December 2005 to provide DFQF market access to products from the LDCs (as defined by the United Nations), as outlined in the decision on proposal 36 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:08 Mar 19, 2007 Jkt 211001 in Annex F of the Hong Kong Ministerial Declaration. The letter states that the United States has announced that it will implement this initiative together with the results of the overall negotiations under the Doha Development Agenda. In providing its advice, the USTR asked that the Commission consider each article in Chapters 1 through 97 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) for which U.S. tariffs or quotas will remain after the United States fully implements its Uruguay Round tariff commitments, taking into account preferential tariff treatment currently being provided to LDCs under the Generalized System of Preferences, the African Growth and Opportunity Act, and Caribbean Basin Initiative programs. The USTR asked that the advice be based on the 2002 HTS nomenclature, and trade and tariff rate data for the year 2006. The USTR requested that the advice be provided at the 8-digit HTS level, or the lowest level of aggregation feasible. As requested, the Commission will transmit its advice to the USTR by August 16, 2007. The USTR indicated that the sections of the Commission’s report that analyze the probable economic effects and other information that would reveal any aspect of the Commission’s economic effect advice, should be classified as confidential national security information. Written Submissions: No public hearing is planned. However, interested parties are invited to submit written statements concerning the matters to be addressed by the Commission in its report on this investigation. Submissions should be addressed to the Secretary to the Commission. To be assured of consideration by the Commission, written statements related to the investigation should be submitted to the Commission at the earliest practical date but no later than 5:15 p.m. on April 3, 2007. All written submissions must conform with § 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 of the rules requires that a signed original (or copy designated as an original) and fourteen (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of the document is requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be filed, in which the confidential business information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission’s rules do not authorize the filing of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http:// www.usitc.gov/secretary/ fed_reg_notices/rules/documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000 or edis@usitc.gov). Any submissions that contain confidential business information must also conform with the requirements of § 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘nonconfidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available in the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by interested parties. The Commission may include some or all of the confidential business information submitted in the course of this investigation in the report it sends to the USTR. The Commission does not intend to issue a public version of its report at this time. Should the Commission issue a public version at a later time, it will not publish confidential business information in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. By order of the Commission. Issued: March 14, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–5042 Filed 3–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–589] In the Matter of Certain Switches and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant’s Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 4) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) E:\FR\FM\20MRN1.SGM 20MRN1 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 53 / Tuesday, March 20, 2007 / Notices granting complainant’s consent motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Walters, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–5468. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This investigation was instituted on December 7, 2006, based on a complaint filed by ATEN International Co., Ltd. of Taipei, Taiwan, and ATEN Technology, Inc. of Irvine, California (collectively, ‘‘ATEN’’). 71 FR 70983. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain switches and products containing the same by reason of infringement of various claims of United States Patent No. 7,035,112. The complaint named six respondents: Belkin Corp. of Compton, California; Belkin Logistics, Inc. of Compton, California; Emine Technology Co., Ltd. of Taipei, Taiwan; JustCom Tech, Inc. of San Jose, California; RATOC Systems, Inc. of Osaka, Japan; and RATOC Systems International, Inc. of Santa Clara, California. On February 9, 2007, ATEN moved to amend the complaint and notice of investigation in order to reflect corporate name changes of two respondents. Specifically, ATEN sought to change Belkin Corp. and Belkin Logistics, Inc. to Belkin International, Inc. and Belkin, Inc., respectively. Respondents consented to ATEN’s motion. On February 20, 2007, the ALJ issued an ID (Order No. 4) granting ATEN’s motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation. No petitions for review were filed. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:08 Mar 19, 2007 Jkt 211001 Having examined the record of this investigation, the Commission has determined not to review the ALJ’s ID. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in section 210.42 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.42). By order of the Commission. Issued: March 15, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–5044 Filed 3–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [AAG/A Order No. 008–2007] Privacy Act of 1974; Removal of a System of Records Notice Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the Department of Justice (DOJ), United States Marshals Service (USMS) is removing the published notice of a Privacy Act system of records: ‘‘Justice/ USM–003, United States Marshals Service Prisoner Transportation System,’’ last published in the Federal Register on September 6, 1991, at 56 FR 44101. The notice of USM–003 is obsolete, as the records for USM–003 were incorporated into ‘‘Justice/USM–005, U.S. Marshals Service Prisoner Processing and Population Management/Prisoner Tracking System (PPM/PTS)’’ when USM–005 was first published as a new Privacy Act system of records on February 3, 1992, at 57 FR 4059. USM–005 has been subsequently updated. Therefore, the notice of ‘‘Justice/ USM–003, United States Marshals Service Prisoner Transportation System’’ is removed from the Department’s listing of Privacy Act systems of records notices, effective on the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Dated: March 8, 2007. Lee J. Lofthus, Assistant Attorney General for Administration. [FR Doc. E7–4960 Filed 3–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13125 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on February 16, 2007, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Tubitak Uekae, Gebze, Turkey; Conference ConCepts, Inc., San Diego, CA; S.C. Siveco Romania S.A., Bucharest, Romania; Barco, Kuurne, Belgium; Terrestar Networks, Inc., Reston, VA; Twisted Pair Solutions, Inc., Seattle, WA; Object Management Group, Needham, MA; and Iona Technologies, Waltham, MA have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Ericsson Inc., Plano, TX; Honeywell Defense and Space Electronic Systems, Columbia, MD; Smiths Aerospace, London, United Kingdom; Engenio Information Technologies, Inc., Milpitas, CA; and Systematic Software Engineering A/S, Aarhus, Denmark have withdrawn as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On November 19, 2004, Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 2, 2005 (70 FR 5486). The last notification was filed with the Department on December 5, 2006. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-589]


In the Matter of Certain Switches and Products Containing Same; 
Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination 
Granting Complainant's Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of 
Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade 
Commission has determined not to review an initial determination 
(``ID'') (Order No. 4) issued by the presiding administrative law judge 
(``ALJ'')

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granting complainant's consent motion to amend the complaint and notice 
of investigation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Walters, Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-5468. Copies of non-
confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are 
or will be available for inspection during official business hours 
(8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. General information concerning the 
Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at 
http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be 
viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://
edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information 
on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD 
terminal on (202) 205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This investigation was instituted on 
December 7, 2006, based on a complaint filed by ATEN International Co., 
Ltd. of Taipei, Taiwan, and ATEN Technology, Inc. of Irvine, California 
(collectively, ``ATEN''). 71 FR 70983. The complaint alleges violations 
of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the 
importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the 
sale within the United States after importation of certain switches and 
products containing the same by reason of infringement of various 
claims of United States Patent No. 7,035,112. The complaint named six 
respondents: Belkin Corp. of Compton, California; Belkin Logistics, 
Inc. of Compton, California; Emine Technology Co., Ltd. of Taipei, 
Taiwan; JustCom Tech, Inc. of San Jose, California; RATOC Systems, Inc. 
of Osaka, Japan; and RATOC Systems International, Inc. of Santa Clara, 
California.
    On February 9, 2007, ATEN moved to amend the complaint and notice 
of investigation in order to reflect corporate name changes of two 
respondents. Specifically, ATEN sought to change Belkin Corp. and 
Belkin Logistics, Inc. to Belkin International, Inc. and Belkin, Inc., 
respectively. Respondents consented to ATEN's motion.
    On February 20, 2007, the ALJ issued an ID (Order No. 4) granting 
ATEN's motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation. No 
petitions for review were filed.
    Having examined the record of this investigation, the Commission 
has determined not to review the ALJ's ID.
    The authority for the Commission's determination is contained in 
section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and 
in section 210.42 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure 
(19 CFR 210.42).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 15, 2007.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E7-5044 Filed 3-19-07; 8:45 am]
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