In the Matter of: Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and Parental Controls Technology; Notice of Investigation, 71737 [2010-29553]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 24, 2010 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–747] In the Matter of: Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and Parental Controls Technology; Notice of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on October 20, 2010, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Rovi Corporation of Santa Clara, California; Rovi Guides, Inc. (f/k/a Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.) of Santa Clara, California; United Video Properties, Inc. of Santa Clara, California; and Index Systems, Inc. of British Virgin Islands, VG. 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 products containing interactive program guide and parental controls technology by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,305,016 (‘‘the ‘016 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,020,929 (‘‘the ‘929 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 6,701,523 (‘‘the ‘523 patent’’). The 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 an exclusion order and a cease and desist order. 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 WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:30 Nov 23, 2010 Jkt 223001 this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas S. Fusco, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2571. 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 (2010). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on November 17, 2010, 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 products containing interactive program guide and parental controls technology that infringe one or more of claims 1–7 and 13–19 of the ‘929 patent; claims 1–3, 13–16, 20–24, 26, and 27 of the ‘016 patent; and claims 1–4, 7, 8, and 10–12 of the ‘523 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists 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 complainants are: Rovi Corporation, 2830 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95050. Rovi Guides, Inc. (f/k/a Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.), 2830 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95050. United Video Properties, Inc., 2830 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95050. Index Systems, Inc., Craigmuir Chambers, P.O. Box 7, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, VG. (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: Toshiba Corp., 1–1, Shibaura 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105–8001, Japan. Toshiba America, Inc., 1251 Avenue of the Americas, Ste. 4110, New York, NY 10020. Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C., 82 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71737 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., 9740 Irvine Blvd., Irvine, CA 92618. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Thomas S. Fusco, 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, the Honorable 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)–(e) 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. Issued: November 18, 2010. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–29553 Filed 11–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000, as Amended Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Labor. 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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. No. 337-TA-747]


In the Matter of: Certain Products Containing Interactive Program 
Guide and Parental Controls Technology; 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 October 20, 2010, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Rovi Corporation of Santa Clara, California; Rovi Guides, Inc. (f/k/a 
Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.) of Santa Clara, California; United 
Video Properties, Inc. of Santa Clara, California; and Index Systems, 
Inc. of British Virgin Islands, VG. 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 products containing interactive program guide 
and parental controls technology by reason of infringement of certain 
claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,305,016 (``the `016 patent''); U.S. Patent 
No. 6,020,929 (``the `929 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 6,701,523 
(``the `523 patent''). The 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 an exclusion order 
and a cease and desist order.

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: Thomas S. Fusco, Esq., Office of 
Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 
telephone (202) 205-2571.
    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 (2010).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on November 17, 2010, 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 products 
containing interactive program guide and parental controls technology 
that infringe one or more of claims 1-7 and 13-19 of the `929 patent; 
claims 1-3, 13-16, 20-24, 26, and 27 of the `016 patent; and claims 1-
4, 7, 8, and 10-12 of the `523 patent, and whether an industry in the 
United States exists 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 complainants are:

Rovi Corporation, 2830 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95050.
Rovi Guides, Inc. (f/k/a Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.), 2830 De 
La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95050.
United Video Properties, Inc., 2830 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 
95050.
Index Systems, Inc., Craigmuir Chambers, P.O. Box 7, Road Town, 
Tortola, British Virgin Islands, VG.

    (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:

Toshiba Corp., 1-1, Shibaura 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-8001, 
Japan.
Toshiba America, Inc., 1251 Avenue of the Americas, Ste. 4110, New 
York, NY 10020.
Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C., 82 Totowa Road, Wayne, NJ 
07470.
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., 9740 Irvine Blvd., Irvine, 
CA 92618.

    (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this 
investigation, is Thomas S. Fusco, 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, the Honorable 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)-(e) 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.

    Issued: November 18, 2010.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2010-29553 Filed 11-23-10; 8:45 am]
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