In the Matter of Certain Lighting Control Devices Including Dimmer Switches and/or Switches and Parts Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review Initial Determination Granting in Part Complainant's Motion To Amend the Amended Complaint and Notice of Investigation, 54925-54926 [E7-19068]

Download as PDF rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices investigation No. 332–481, Industrial Biotechnology: Development and Adoption by the U.S. Chemical and Biofuel Industries. DATES: February 1, 2008: Deadline for filing written submissions. July 2, 2008: Transmittal of Commission report to the Senate Committee on Finance. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States 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.usit.gov. 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Background: The Commission’s notice instituting the investigation, issued on November 28, 2006, asked that parties with an interest in this matter file post-hearing briefs and statements by May 2, 2007. In view of the relatively lengthy duration of this investigation, the Commission did not at that time set a final deadline for filing written submissions, beyond that for post-hearing briefs and statements. The Commission is now setting such a deadline. The Commission will consider submissions from parties who have not filed submissions, as well as new, amended, or supplemental submissions from parties who have already filed submissions, provided they are received by the Secretary on or before the close VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Sep 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 of business February 1, 2008. Submissions must be made in accordance with the procedures set out in the Commission’s notice of November 28, 2006, including with respect to the number of copies filed, method of filing, and marking of any confidential business information. A copy of the November 28 notice can be accessed at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ fed_reg_notices/332/332– 481..1164741875.pdf. The Commission is particularly interested in receiving written submissions from the public that provide information relating to the report that the Senate Committee on Finance has requested the Commission to prepare in this investigation. As stated in the Commission’s notice published on November 28, 2006, the Committee requested that the Commission prepare a report that focuses on firms in the U.S. chemical industry that are developing bio-based products (e.g., fibers and plastics) and renewable chemical platforms, as well as U.S. producers of liquid biofuels, and specifically that the report— 1. Describe and compare government policies in the United States and key competitor countries throughout the world relating to the development of products by these industries; 2. Analyze the extent of business activity in these industries, including, but not limited to, trends in production, financial performance, investment, research and development, and impediments to development and trade; 3. Examine factors affecting the development of bio-based products, including liquid biofuels, and renewable chemical platforms being developed by the U.S. chemical industry, including, but not limited to, globalization of supply chains, capital investment sources, strategic alliances, intellectual property rights, and technology transfer mechanisms; 4. Determine, to the extent feasible, how the adoption of industrial biotechnology processing and products impacts the productivity and competitiveness of firms in these industries; and 5. Assess how existing U.S. government programs may affect the production and utilization of agricultural feedstocks for liquid biofuels as well as bio-based products and renewable chemical platforms being developed by the U.S. chemical industry. Issued: September 21, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54925 By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–19067 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–599] In the Matter of Certain Lighting Control Devices Including Dimmer Switches and/or Switches and Parts Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review Initial Determination Granting in Part Complainant’s Motion To Amend the Amended 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 the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 8) granting in part and denying in part complainant’s motion to amend the Amended Complaint. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan J. Engler, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3112. Copies of the ALJ’s IDs and all other 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: On April 5, 2007, the Commission instituted this investigation, based on a complaint filed by Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. (‘‘Lutron’’) of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. This is Lutron’s second motion to amend the complaint; its first was filed prior to the Commission’s determination to institute this E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 54926 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices investigation. 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 lighting control devices including dimmer switches and/or switches and parts thereof by reason of infringement of claims 1, 36, 65, 83, 85, 89, 90, 94, 112, 114, 116, 118, 119, 123, 149, 178, 193, 195, 197, 199 and 200 of U.S. Patent No. 5,637,930 (‘‘the ‘930 patent’’); claims 44, 47, and 49 of U.S. Patent No. 5,248,919 (‘‘the 919 patent’’); claims 1–5, 8–10, 12 and 22 of U.S. Patent No. 5,982,103 (‘‘ the 103 patent’’); claims 151, 152, and 155–157 of U.S. Patent No. 5,905,442 (‘‘the 442 patent’’); and claims 1, 3 and 14 of U.S. Patent No. 5,736,965 (‘‘the 965 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requested that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order. The complaint named two firms as respondents: Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc. (‘‘Leviton’’) of Little Neck, New York, and Control4 Corporation (‘‘Control4’’) of Salt Lake City. On June 26, 2007, Lutron sought to amend its Amended Complaint and corresponding Notice of Investigation to add certain claims, to withdraw certain claims, and to seek a general exclusion order. On August 21, 2007, the ALJ issued Order No. 8, an ID, denying Lutron’s motion to the extent that it sought to add claims 41, 43, 54, 58, 70, 72, 99, 101, 183, 185, 215, 216, 217 and 220 of the ’930 patent, but granting the motion to the extent that it sought to (1) Withdraw claims 1, 85, 114, 123, and 195 of the ’930 patent; (2) substitute claim 65 for claim 1 of the ’930 patent as the representative claim applied to the domestic product for the patent; (3) substitute certain exhibits; (4) withdraw claims 3 and 4 of the ’103 patent; (5) add claims 23, 24, and 27 of the ’103 patent; and (6) add seek a general exclusion order. The Commission has determined not to review the 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). Issued: September 20, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Sep 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–19068 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–451 and 731– TA–1126–1128 (Preliminary)] Certain Lightweight Thermal Paper From China, Germany, and Korea United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and scheduling of preliminary phase investigations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigations No. 701–TA–451 and 731–TA–1126–1128 (Preliminary) under sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports from China, Germany, and Korea of certain lightweight thermal paper,1 provided for in subheadings 4811.90.8040 and 4811.90.9090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and subsidized by the Government of China. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 702(c)(1)(B) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B) or 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by November 5, 2007. The Commission’s views are due at 1 As defined in the petition, ‘‘certain lightweight thermal paper’’ is thermal paper with a basis weight of 70 grams per square meter (‘‘g/m2’’) (with a tolerance of ± 4.0 g/m2) or less; irrespective of dimensions; with or without a base coat on one or both sides; with thermal active coating(s) on one or both sides that is a mixture of the dye and the developer that react and form an image when heat is applied; with or without a top coat; and without an adhesive backing. Certain lightweight thermal paper is typically (but not exclusively) used in point-of-sale applications such as ATM receipts, credit card receipts, gas pump receipts, and retail store receipts. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by November 13, 2007. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: September 19, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Cassise (202–707–5408), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can 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. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background. These investigations are being instituted in response to a petition filed on September 19, 2007, by Appleton Papers, Inc., Appleton, WI. Participation in the investigation and public service list. Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigation as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Industrial users and (if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level) representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to these investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list. Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-599]


In the Matter of Certain Lighting Control Devices Including 
Dimmer Switches and/or Switches and Parts Thereof; Notice of Commission 
Decision Not To Review Initial Determination Granting in Part 
Complainant's Motion To Amend the Amended 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 the presiding administrative 
law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 8) 
granting in part and denying in part complainant's motion to amend the 
Amended Complaint.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan J. Engler, Esq., Office of 
the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-3112. Copies of the 
ALJ's IDs and all other 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: On April 5, 2007, the Commission instituted 
this investigation, based on a complaint filed by Lutron Electronics 
Co., Inc. (``Lutron'') of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. This is Lutron's 
second motion to amend the complaint; its first was filed prior to the 
Commission's determination to institute this

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investigation. 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 
lighting control devices including dimmer switches and/or switches and 
parts thereof by reason of infringement of claims 1, 36, 65, 83, 85, 
89, 90, 94, 112, 114, 116, 118, 119, 123, 149, 178, 193, 195, 197, 199 
and 200 of U.S. Patent No. 5,637,930 (``the `930 patent''); claims 44, 
47, and 49 of U.S. Patent No. 5,248,919 (``the 919 patent''); claims 1-
5, 8-10, 12 and 22 of U.S. Patent No. 5,982,103 (`` the 103 patent''); 
claims 151, 152, and 155-157 of U.S. Patent No. 5,905,442 (``the 442 
patent''); and claims 1, 3 and 14 of U.S. Patent No. 5,736,965 (``the 
965 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the 
United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. 
The complainant requested that the Commission issue a limited exclusion 
order and a cease and desist order. The complaint named two firms as 
respondents: Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc. (``Leviton'') of 
Little Neck, New York, and Control4 Corporation (``Control4'') of Salt 
Lake City.
    On June 26, 2007, Lutron sought to amend its Amended Complaint and 
corresponding Notice of Investigation to add certain claims, to 
withdraw certain claims, and to seek a general exclusion order.
    On August 21, 2007, the ALJ issued Order No. 8, an ID, denying 
Lutron's motion to the extent that it sought to add claims 41, 43, 54, 
58, 70, 72, 99, 101, 183, 185, 215, 216, 217 and 220 of the '930 
patent, but granting the motion to the extent that it sought to (1) 
Withdraw claims 1, 85, 114, 123, and 195 of the '930 patent; (2) 
substitute claim 65 for claim 1 of the '930 patent as the 
representative claim applied to the domestic product for the patent; 
(3) substitute certain exhibits; (4) withdraw claims 3 and 4 of the 
'103 patent; (5) add claims 23, 24, and 27 of the '103 patent; and (6) 
add seek a general exclusion order.
    The Commission has determined not to review the 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).

    Issued: September 20, 2007.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-19068 Filed 9-26-07; 8:45 am]
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