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Download as PDF 21050 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 81 / Friday April 27, 2007 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–543] Certain Baseband Processor Chips and Chipsets, Transmitter and Receiver (Radio) Chips, Power Control Chips, and Products Containing Same, Including Cellular Telephone Handsets; Notice of Commission Decision To Extend the Target Date for Completion of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to further extend the target date for completion of the above-captioned investigation by seventeen (17) days to May 25, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Michael Liberman, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202– 205–3152. Copies of the ID and all other nonconfidential 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. Hearingimpaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 21, 2005, the Commission instituted an investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, based on a complaint filed by Broadcom Corporation of Irvine, California, alleging a violation of section 337 in the importation, sale for importation, and sale within the United States after importation of certain baseband processor chips and chipsets, transmitter and receiver (radio) chips, power control chips, and products containing same, including cellular telephone handsets by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,374,311; 6,714,983; 6,583,675; 5,682,379 (‘‘the ‘379 patent’’); and 6,359,872 (‘‘the ‘872 patent’’). 70 Fed. Reg. 35707 (June 21, 2005). The VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:38 Apr 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 complainant named Qualcomm Incorporated of San Diego, California (‘‘Qualcomm’’) as the only respondent. The ‘379 patent and ‘872 patent have been terminated from this investigation. On October 19, 2006, the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) issued an Initial Determination (‘‘ID’’) on Violation of Section 337 and Recommended Determination (‘‘RD’’) on Remedy and Bond, finding a violation of section 337. The ID found a violation of section 337, and the RD recommended a limited exclusion order directed to baseband processor chips imported by Qualcomm. On December 8, 2006, the Commission issued a notice of its decision to review and upon review to modify in part the ALJ’s final ID. The modification made by the Commission did not change the finding of violation. The Commission also requested the parties to the investigation, interested Government agencies, and any other interested persons to file written submissions on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding. On January 25, 2007, respondent Qualcomm moved, inter alia, for oral argument and hearing on the issues of remedy and the public interest. On March 21–22, 2007, the Commission held a public hearing on the issues of remedy and the public interest. The Commission has determined to extend the target date for completion of this investigation by seventeen (17) days to May 25, 2007. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in 19 U.S.C. 1337, and in section 210.51(h) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.51)). By order of the Commission. Issued: April 23, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–8051 Filed 4–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–600] Certain Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Notice of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 March 7, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 3M Company and 3M Innovative Properties Company of St. Paul, Minnesota. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on March 27, 2007. On April 11, 2007, the complainants filed an amended complaint. A letter supplementing the amended complaint was filed on April 17, 2007. The amended complaint alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, components thereof, and products containing same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,964,828 and 7,078,128. The amended complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The amended complaint and supplement, except for any confidential information contained therein, are 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., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202–205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained 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. 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://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ edis.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rett Snotherly, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2599. Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2006). Scope Of Investigation: Having considered the amended complaint, the E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. No. 337-TA-543]


 Certain Baseband Processor Chips and Chipsets, Transmitter and 
Receiver (Radio) Chips, Power Control Chips, and Products Containing 
Same, Including Cellular Telephone Handsets; Notice of Commission 
Decision To Extend the Target Date for Completion of the 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 to further extend the target date for 
completion of the above-captioned investigation by seventeen (17) days 
to May 25, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Michael Liberman, Esq., Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-3152. Copies of the ID and all 
other nonconfidential 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. Hearing-impaired persons are advised 
that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the 
Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. General information 
concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its 
Internet server (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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 21, 2005, the Commission instituted 
an investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 
1337, based on a complaint filed by Broadcom Corporation of Irvine, 
California, alleging a violation of section 337 in the importation, 
sale for importation, and sale within the United States after 
importation of certain baseband processor chips and chipsets, 
transmitter and receiver (radio) chips, power control chips, and 
products containing same, including cellular telephone handsets by 
reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,374,311; 
6,714,983; 6,583,675; 5,682,379 (``the `379 patent''); and 6,359,872 
(``the `872 patent''). 70 Fed. Reg. 35707 (June 21, 2005). The 
complainant named Qualcomm Incorporated of San Diego, California 
(``Qualcomm'') as the only respondent. The `379 patent and `872 patent 
have been terminated from this investigation.
    On October 19, 2006, the presiding administrative law judge 
(``ALJ'') issued an Initial Determination (``ID'') on Violation of 
Section 337 and Recommended Determination (``RD'') on Remedy and Bond, 
finding a violation of section 337. The ID found a violation of section 
337, and the RD recommended a limited exclusion order directed to 
baseband processor chips imported by Qualcomm. On December 8, 2006, the 
Commission issued a notice of its decision to review and upon review to 
modify in part the ALJ's final ID. The modification made by the 
Commission did not change the finding of violation. The Commission also 
requested the parties to the investigation, interested Government 
agencies, and any other interested persons to file written submissions 
on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding.
    On January 25, 2007, respondent Qualcomm moved, inter alia, for 
oral argument and hearing on the issues of remedy and the public 
interest. On March 21-22, 2007, the Commission held a public hearing on 
the issues of remedy and the public interest. The Commission has 
determined to extend the target date for completion of this 
investigation by seventeen (17) days to May 25, 2007.
    The authority for the Commission's determination is contained in 19 
U.S.C. 1337, and in section 210.51(h) of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.51)).

    By order of the Commission.
    Issued: April 23, 2007.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
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