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Download as PDF pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES 1080 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 5 / Friday, January 8, 2010 / Notices the Subject Merchandise in the U.S. or other markets. (9) If you are a U.S. producer of the Domestic Like Product, provide the following information on your firm’s operations on that product during calendar year 2009, except as noted (report quantity data in pounds and value data in U.S. dollars, f.o.b. plant). If you are a union/worker group or trade/business association, provide the information, on an aggregate basis, for the firms in which your workers are employed/which are members of your association. (a) Production (quantity) and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total U.S. production of the Domestic Like Product accounted for by your firm’s(s’) production. 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Demand conditions to consider include end uses and applications; the existence and availability of substitute products; and the level of competition among the Domestic Like Product produced in the United States, Subject Merchandise produced in each Subject Country, and such merchandise from other countries. (13) (Optional) A statement of whether you agree with the above definitions of the Domestic Like Product and Domestic Industry; if you disagree with either or both of these definitions, please explain why and provide alternative definitions. Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.61 of the Commission’s rules. Issued: January 4, 2010. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–88 Filed 1–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–657] Certain Automotive Multimedia Display and Navigation Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Determination To Grant the Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation on the Basis of Settlement AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to grant the joint motion to terminate the abovecaptioned investigation based upon settlement. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sidney A. Rosenzweig, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1 pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 5 / Friday, January 8, 2010 / Notices 708–2532. 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 (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 Investigation No. 337–TA–657 on September 22, 2008, based on a complaint filed by Honeywell International Inc. of Morristown, New Jersey (‘‘Honeywell’’). 73 FR 54617 (Sept. 22, 2008). The complainant named the following respondents: Alpine Electronics, Inc. of Japan, and Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. of Torrance, California (collectively ‘‘Alpine’’); Denso Corporation of Japan, and Denso International America, Inc. of Southfield, Michigan (collectively ‘‘Denso’’); Pioneer Corporation of Japan and Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. of Long Beach, California (collectively ‘‘Pioneer’’); and Kenwood Corporation of Japan and Kenwood USA Corporation of Long Beach, California (collectively ‘‘Kenwood’’). The complaint alleged violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the importation, sale for importation, and sale within the United States after importation of certain automotive multimedia display and navigation systems, components thereof, and products containing the same that infringe certain claims of certain Honeywell patents. Honeywell settled its disputes with Kenwood, Denso, and Alpine, and the Administrative Law Judge (‘‘ALJ’’) terminated the investigation with regard to those respondents. The Commission determined not to review any of these initial determinations. Pioneer remained as the sole respondent, and its products accused of infringement include factoryinstalled GPS units in certain automobiles and certain after-market ‘‘head-unit’’ GPS devices that are mounted in automobile dashboards. On September 22, 2009, the ALJ issued his final Initial Determination (‘‘ID’’), finding no violation of section VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:14 Jan 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 337 by Pioneer. On November 23, 2009, the Commission determined, upon Honeywell’s motion and Pioneer’s contingent motion, to review in part the ID. 74 FR 62589 (Nov. 30, 2009). On November 30, 2009, Honeywell and Pioneer moved the Commission to extend the briefing deadlines because the parties were engaged in settlement discussions. The Commission granted that motion, extending briefing for approximately three weeks. 74 FR 64100 (Dec. 7, 2009). On December 22, 2009, Honeywell and Pioneer filed their Joint Motion to Terminate Investigation as to Respondents Pioneer Corporation and Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. Based Upon Settlement Agreement. On December 24, 2009, the Commission investigative attorney filed a response that recommended that the Commission grant the motion. Having examined the record of this investigation, the Commission has determined to grant the joint motion to terminate the investigation. 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 210.21 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.21). Issued: January 4, 2010. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–89 Filed 1–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1105–0030] Justice Management Division; Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Renewal of Previously Approved Collection; Comments Requested ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Electronic Applications for the Attorney General’s Honors Program and the Summer Law Intern Program. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Justice Management Division, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM), will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1081 obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until March 9, 2010. 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Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of information collection: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-657]


Certain Automotive Multimedia Display and Navigation Systems, 
Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission 
Determination To Grant the Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation 
on the Basis of Settlement

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 grant the joint motion to terminate the 
above-captioned investigation based upon settlement.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sidney A. Rosenzweig, Esq., Office of 
the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202)

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708-2532. 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 (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 Investigation No. 
337-TA-657 on September 22, 2008, based on a complaint filed by 
Honeywell International Inc. of Morristown, New Jersey (``Honeywell''). 
73 FR 54617 (Sept. 22, 2008). The complainant named the following 
respondents: Alpine Electronics, Inc. of Japan, and Alpine Electronics 
of America, Inc. of Torrance, California (collectively ``Alpine''); 
Denso Corporation of Japan, and Denso International America, Inc. of 
Southfield, Michigan (collectively ``Denso''); Pioneer Corporation of 
Japan and Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. of Long Beach, California 
(collectively ``Pioneer''); and Kenwood Corporation of Japan and 
Kenwood USA Corporation of Long Beach, California (collectively 
``Kenwood''). The complaint alleged violations of Section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the importation, sale for 
importation, and sale within the United States after importation of 
certain automotive multimedia display and navigation systems, 
components thereof, and products containing the same that infringe 
certain claims of certain Honeywell patents. Honeywell settled its 
disputes with Kenwood, Denso, and Alpine, and the Administrative Law 
Judge (``ALJ'') terminated the investigation with regard to those 
respondents. The Commission determined not to review any of these 
initial determinations. Pioneer remained as the sole respondent, and 
its products accused of infringement include factory-installed GPS 
units in certain automobiles and certain after-market ``head-unit'' GPS 
devices that are mounted in automobile dashboards.
    On September 22, 2009, the ALJ issued his final Initial 
Determination (``ID''), finding no violation of section 337 by Pioneer. 
On November 23, 2009, the Commission determined, upon Honeywell's 
motion and Pioneer's contingent motion, to review in part the ID. 74 FR 
62589 (Nov. 30, 2009). On November 30, 2009, Honeywell and Pioneer 
moved the Commission to extend the briefing deadlines because the 
parties were engaged in settlement discussions. The Commission granted 
that motion, extending briefing for approximately three weeks. 74 FR 
64100 (Dec. 7, 2009).
    On December 22, 2009, Honeywell and Pioneer filed their Joint 
Motion to Terminate Investigation as to Respondents Pioneer Corporation 
and Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. Based Upon Settlement Agreement. On 
December 24, 2009, the Commission investigative attorney filed a 
response that recommended that the Commission grant the motion.
    Having examined the record of this investigation, the Commission 
has determined to grant the joint motion to terminate the 
investigation.
    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 210.21 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure 
(19 CFR 210.21).

    Issued: January 4, 2010.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
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