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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 14 / Friday, January 23, 2009 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–667] In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices, Including Handheld Wireless Communications Devices; Notice of Investigation AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 19, 2008, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Saxon Innovations, LLC of Tyler, Texas. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic devices, including handheld wireless communications devices that infringe certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,235,635; 5,530,597; and 5,608,873. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders. The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is 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://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa A. Murray, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2734. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:32 Jan 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 (2008). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on January 14, 2009, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic devices, including handheld wireless communications devices that infringe one or more of claims 1, 2, 6, 11–13, and 15 of U.S. Patent No. 5,235,635; claims 1–6 and 8–11 of U.S. Patent No. 5,530,597; and claims 1, 2, 8, 9, 13–15, 20, and 22 of U.S. Patent No. 5,608,873, and whether an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is— Saxon Innovations, LLC, 100 E. Ferguson, Suite 816, First Place, Tyler, TX 75702. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Nokia Corp., Keilalahdentie 4, FIN– 00045 Espoo, Finland. Nokia, Inc., 6000 Connection Drive, Irving, TX 75039. Research In Motion Ltd., 295 Phillip Street, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3W8, Canada. Research In Motion Corp., 122 W. John Carpenter Parkway, Suite 430, Irving, TX 75039. High Tech Computer Corp., 23 Xinghua Road, Taoyuan, 330, Taiwan. HTC America, Inc., 13920 SE Eastgate Way, Suite 400, Bellevue, WA 98005. Palm, Inc., 950 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085. Panasonic Corporation, 1006 Kadoma, Kadoma City, Osaka 571–8501, Japan. AVC Networks Company, 1–15 Matsuo-cho, Kadoma City, Osaka 571– 8504, Japan. Panasonic Corporation of North America, One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094. PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4231 Panasonic Consumer Electronics, Company One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Lisa A. Murray, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, Paul J. Luckern, Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. By order of the Commission. Issued: January 15, 2009. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–1309 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. No. 337-TA-667]


In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices, Including Handheld 
Wireless Communications Devices; Notice of Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the 
U.S. International Trade Commission on December 19, 2008, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Saxon Innovations, LLC of Tyler, Texas. The complaint alleges 
violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United 
States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States 
after importation of certain electronic devices, including handheld 
wireless communications devices that infringe certain claims of U.S. 
Patent Nos. 5,235,635; 5,530,597; and 5,608,873. The complaint further 
alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the 
process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of 
section 337.
    The complainant requests that the Commission institute an 
investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order 
and cease and desist orders.

ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information 
contained therein, is 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://edis.usitc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa A. Murray, Esq., Office of Unfair 
Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone 
(202) 205-2734.

    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 (2008).

    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on January 14, 2009, ordered that--
    (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether 
there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the 
importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the 
sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic 
devices, including handheld wireless communications devices that 
infringe one or more of claims 1, 2, 6, 11-13, and 15 of U.S. Patent 
No. 5,235,635; claims 1-6 and 8-11 of U.S. Patent No. 5,530,597; and 
claims 1, 2, 8, 9, 13-15, 20, and 22 of U.S. Patent No. 5,608,873, and 
whether an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of 
being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337;
    (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the 
following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of 
investigation shall be served:
    (a) The complainant is--
    Saxon Innovations, LLC, 100 E. Ferguson, Suite 816, First Place, 
Tyler, TX 75702.
    (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint 
is to be served:
    Nokia Corp., Keilalahdentie 4, FIN-00045 Espoo, Finland.
    Nokia, Inc., 6000 Connection Drive, Irving, TX 75039.
    Research In Motion Ltd., 295 Phillip Street, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 
3W8, Canada.
    Research In Motion Corp., 122 W. John Carpenter Parkway, Suite 430, 
Irving, TX 75039.
    High Tech Computer Corp., 23 Xinghua Road, Taoyuan, 330, Taiwan.
    HTC America, Inc., 13920 SE Eastgate Way, Suite 400, Bellevue, WA 
98005.
    Palm, Inc., 950 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085.
    Panasonic Corporation, 1006 Kadoma, Kadoma City, Osaka 571-8501, 
Japan.
    AVC Networks Company, 1-15 Matsuo-cho, Kadoma City, Osaka 571-8504, 
Japan.
    Panasonic Corporation of North America, One Panasonic Way, 
Secaucus, NJ 07094.
    Panasonic Consumer Electronics, Company One Panasonic Way, 
Secaucus, NJ 07094.
    (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this 
investigation, is Lisa A. Murray, Esq., Office of Unfair Import 
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., 
Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and
    (3) For the investigation so instituted, Paul J. Luckern, Chief 
Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall 
designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge.
    Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be 
submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of 
the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. 
Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d) and 210.13(a), such responses will be 
considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after 
the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice 
of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the 
complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless 
good cause therefor is shown.
    Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each 
allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to 
constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations 
of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative 
law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, 
to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and 
to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing 
such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or 
a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent.

    By order of the Commission.
    Issued: January 15, 2009.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E9-1309 Filed 1-22-09; 8:45 am]
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