Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China; Determination, 30321 [E9-14943]

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E9–14941 Filed 6–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. TA–421–7] On the basis of information developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 421(b)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974,1 that certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires 2 from the People’s sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES U.S.C. 2451(b)(1). purposes of this investigation, certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires are defined as new pneumatic tires, of rubber, from China, of a kind used on motor cars (except racing cars) and on-the-highway light trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles, provided for in subheadings 4011.10.10, 4011.10.50, 4011.20.10, and 4011.20.50 of the 2 For VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:25 Jun 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 Background The Commission instituted this investigation following receipt, on April 20, 2009, of a petition filed by the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union. Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigation and of the scheduling of a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by posting a copy of the notice on the Commission’s Web site (http://www.usitc.gov) and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of April 29, 2009 (74 FR 19593). The hearing was held on June 2, 2009 in Washington, DC; all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. By order of the Commission. Issued: June 19, 2009. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–14943 Filed 6–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–667 and Investigation No. 337–TA–673] In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices, Including Handheld Wireless Communications Devices; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Motion To Amend the Notice of Investigation AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People’s Republic of China; Determination 1 19 Republic of China are being imported into the United States in such increased quantities or under such conditions as to cause or threaten to cause market disruption to the domestic producers of like or directly competitive products.3 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. 14C) in consolidated Inv. Nos. 337–TA–667 and 337–TA– 673, Certain Electronic Devices Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTS’’). The HTS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes; the written description of the product under investigation is dispositive. 3 Vice Chairman Daniel R. Pearson and Commissioner Deanna Tanner Okun made a negative determination. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30321 Including Handheld Wireless Communications Devices, granting a motion to amend the notice of investigation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan M. Valentine, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2301. 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: The Commission instituted Inv. No. 337– TA–667 (‘‘the 667 Investigation’’) on January 23, 2009, based on a complaint filed by Saxon Innovation, LLC of Tyler, Texas (‘‘Saxon’’). 74 FR 4231. The complaint, as amended and supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 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 electronic devices, including handheld wireless communications devices, by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,235,635 (‘‘the ‘635 patent’’); 5,530,597 (‘‘the ‘597 patent’’); and 5,608,873 (‘‘the ‘873 patent’’). The complaint further alleges the existence of a domestic industry related to each patent. The Commission’s notice of investigation named various respondents, including High Tech Computer Corp. of Taoyuan, Taiwan and HTC America, Inc. of Bellevue, Washington (collectively ‘‘HTC’’). On April 28, 2009, the Commission determined not to review an ID granting under Commission Rule 210.21(b) a joint motion filed by Saxon and HTC to terminate the investigation as to respondent HTC. The Commission instituted Inv. No. 337–TA–673 (‘‘the 673 Investigation’’) on March 31, 2009, based on a complaint filed by Saxon. 74 FR 14578– 9. The complaint, as amended and supplemented, alleges violations of E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. TA-421-7]


Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's 
Republic of China; Determination

    On the basis of information developed in the subject investigation, 
the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) 
determines, pursuant to section 421(b)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974,\1\ 
that certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires \2\ from the 
People's Republic of China are being imported into the United States in 
such increased quantities or under such conditions as to cause or 
threaten to cause market disruption to the domestic producers of like 
or directly competitive products.\3\
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    \1\ 19 U.S.C. 2451(b)(1).
    \2\ For purposes of this investigation, certain passenger 
vehicle and light truck tires are defined as new pneumatic tires, of 
rubber, from China, of a kind used on motor cars (except racing 
cars) and on-the-highway light trucks, vans, and sport utility 
vehicles, provided for in subheadings 4011.10.10, 4011.10.50, 
4011.20.10, and 4011.20.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States (``HTS''). The HTS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes; the written description of the 
product under investigation is dispositive.
    \3\ Vice Chairman Daniel R. Pearson and Commissioner Deanna 
Tanner Okun made a negative determination.
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Background

    The Commission instituted this investigation following receipt, on 
April 20, 2009, of a petition filed by the United Steel, Paper and 
Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service 
Workers International Union. Notice of the institution of the 
Commission's investigation and of the scheduling of a public hearing to 
be held in connection therewith was given by posting a copy of the 
notice on the Commission's Web site (http://www.usitc.gov) and by 
publishing the notice in the Federal Register of April 29, 2009 (74 FR 
19593). The hearing was held on June 2, 2009 in Washington, DC; all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: June 19, 2009.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E9-14943 Filed 6-24-09; 8:45 am]
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