U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Passenger Vehicle Sector Update, 5825-5826 [2011-2286]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 2, 2011 / Notices 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. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mareesa A. Frederick, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2055. 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 January 27, 2011, 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 mobile telephones and modems that infringe one or more of claims 1 and 2 of the ‘092 patent; claims 1 and 8 of the ‘604 patent; claims 7–10 of the ‘205 patent; claims 17, 18, 24, 25, 27, 32–34, 40, 41, 43, and 48 of the ‘611 patent; claims 1– 3 of the ‘464 patent; claims 3, 4, 7, and 8 of the ‘447 patent; and claims 2, 3, 6, and 7 of the ‘732 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 complainant is: Sony Corporation, 1–7–1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108–0075, Japan. (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: LG Electronics, Inc., LG Twin Towers, 20 Yeouido-dong Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, 150–721, South Korea; VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:00 Feb 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., 1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632; LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc., 10101 Old Grove Road, San Diego, CA 92131. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Mareesa A. Frederick, 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. By order of the Commission. Issued: January 27, 2011. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–2216 Filed 2–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–523] U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Passenger Vehicle Sector Update United States International Trade Commission. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5825 Institution of investigation and request for written statements. ACTION: Following receipt of a request dated January 27, 2011, from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means (Committee) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted investigation No. 332–523, U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Passenger Vehicle Sector Update. DATES: February 14, 2011: Deadline for filing written statements. March 15, 2011: Transmittal of Commission report to the Committee. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices 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 https://edis.usitc.gov/ edis3-internal/app. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Allen, Co-Project Leader, Office of Industries (202–205–3034 or brian.allen@usitc.gov) or Deborah McNay, Co-Project Leader, Office of Industries (202–205–3425 or deborah.mcnay@usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). 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. Background: In April 2007, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) requested that the Commission prepare a report, as specified in section 2104(f) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(f)), assessing the likely impact of the U.S.Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on the U.S. economy as a whole and on SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 5826 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 2, 2011 / Notices specific industry sectors and the interests of U.S. consumers. The Commission transmitted its report (U.S.Korea Free Trade Agreement: Potential Economy-wide and Selected Sectoral Effects, inv. No. TA–2104–24, USITC pub. 3949) to the USTR in September 2007. The United States and Korea recently concluded negotiations to modify the FTA, including certain provisions relating to the passenger vehicle sector. In its request letter, the Committee requested that the Commission, under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, update its 2007 assessment with respect to the passenger vehicle sector. The Committee asked that the Commission use the most recent data available and include a modeling simulation of the effects of the auto nontariff measures in its assessment. Written Submissions: Because of the short time frame requested by the Committee, the Commission will not hold a public hearing in connection with this investigation. However, interested parties are invited to submit written statements concerning this investigation. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, and should be received not later than 5:15 p.m., February 14, 2011. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 requires that a signed original (or a copy so designated) and fourteen (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of a document is requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be filed, in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission’s rules authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means only to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook on Electronic Filing Procedures, http:// www.usitc.gov/docket_services/ documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any submissions that contain confidential business information (CBI) must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘non-confidential’’ VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:00 Feb 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available for inspection by interested parties. In its request letter, the Committee stated that it intends to make the Commission’s report available to the public in its entirety, and asked that the Commission not include any confidential business information in the report that the Commission sends to the Committee. Any confidential business information received by the Commission in this investigation and used in preparing this report will not be published in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. By order of the Commission. Issued: January 28, 2011. William R. Bishop, Hearings and Meetings Coordinator. [FR Doc. 2011–2286 Filed 2–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Advanced Media Workflow Association, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on January 6, 2011, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Advanced Media Workflow Association, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Front Porch Digital, Louisville, CO; MBC Group, Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES; TOSHIBA, Wayne, NJ; Tom Adamich (individual member), New Philadelphia, OH; Robert Gummesson, London, UNITED KINGDOM; Isak Jonsson (individual member), Sollentuna, SWEDEN; George Luff (individual member), Berkhamsted, UNITED KINGDOM; and Salvador Villa Vidaller, Madrid, SPAIN, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, 3T Technology, Taipei City, TAIWAN; Blue Order Technologies, Kaiserslautern, GERMANY; Harmonic, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA; Integrated Media PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Technologies, Hollywood, CA; Open Text Media Group, Reading, Berkshire, UNITED KINGDOM; Signiant, Burlington, MA; Richard Eversley (individual member), Lakewood, CO; and Michael Karagosian (individual member), Calabasas, CA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Advanced Media Workflow Association, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On March 28, 2000, Advanced Media Workflow Association, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on June 29, 2000 (65 FR 40127). The last notification was filed with the Department on September 23, 2010. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on October 26, 2010 (75 FR 65656). [FR Doc. 2011–2078 Filed 2–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Notice is hereby given that, on January 3, 2011, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (‘‘IEEE’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, 34 new standards have been initiated and 21 existing standards are being revised. More details regarding these changes can be found at: http:// standards.ieee.org/about/sba/ sep2010.html, http://standards.ieee.org/ about/sba/oct2010.html, http:// E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-523]


U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Passenger Vehicle Sector Update

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of investigation and request for written 
statements.

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SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request dated January 27, 2011, from 
the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means 
(Committee) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 
1332(g)), the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) 
instituted investigation No. 332-523, U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: 
Passenger Vehicle Sector Update.

DATES: February 14, 2011: Deadline for filing written statements. March 
15, 2011: Transmittal of Commission report to the Committee.

ADDRESSES: All Commission offices 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 https://edis.usitc.gov/edis3-internal/app.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Allen, Co-Project Leader, Office 
of Industries (202-205-3034 or brian.allen@usitc.gov) or Deborah McNay, 
Co-Project Leader, Office of Industries (202-205-3425 or 
deborah.mcnay@usitc.gov) for information specific to this 
investigation. For information on the legal aspects of this 
investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission's Office of 
the General Counsel (202-205-3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The 
media should contact Margaret O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations 
(202-205-1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired 
individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the 
Commission's TDD terminal at 202-205-1810. General information 
concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its 
Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). 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.
    Background: In April 2007, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) 
requested that the Commission prepare a report, as specified in section 
2104(f) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(f)), assessing the 
likely impact of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on the U.S. 
economy as a whole and on

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specific industry sectors and the interests of U.S. consumers. The 
Commission transmitted its report (U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: 
Potential Economy-wide and Selected Sectoral Effects, inv. No. TA-2104-
24, USITC pub. 3949) to the USTR in September 2007.
    The United States and Korea recently concluded negotiations to 
modify the FTA, including certain provisions relating to the passenger 
vehicle sector. In its request letter, the Committee requested that the 
Commission, under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, update its 
2007 assessment with respect to the passenger vehicle sector. The 
Committee asked that the Commission use the most recent data available 
and include a modeling simulation of the effects of the auto nontariff 
measures in its assessment.
    Written Submissions: Because of the short time frame requested by 
the Committee, the Commission will not hold a public hearing in 
connection with this investigation. However, interested parties are 
invited to submit written statements concerning this investigation. All 
written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, and should be 
received not later than 5:15 p.m., February 14, 2011. All written 
submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 
201.8 requires that a signed original (or a copy so designated) and 
fourteen (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that 
confidential treatment of a document is requested, at least four (4) 
additional copies must be filed, in which the confidential information 
must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information 
regarding confidential business information). The Commission's rules 
authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or 
electronic means only to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the 
rules (see Handbook on Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/docket_services/documents/handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should 
contact the Secretary (202-205-2000).
    Any submissions that contain confidential business information 
(CBI) must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 
201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the 
individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the 
``confidential'' or ``non-confidential'' version, and that the 
confidential business information be clearly identified by means of 
brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business 
information, will be made available for inspection by interested 
parties.
    In its request letter, the Committee stated that it intends to make 
the Commission's report available to the public in its entirety, and 
asked that the Commission not include any confidential business 
information in the report that the Commission sends to the Committee. 
Any confidential business information received by the Commission in 
this investigation and used in preparing this report will not be 
published in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm 
supplying the information.

    By order of the Commission.
    Issued: January 28, 2011.
William R. Bishop,
Hearings and Meetings Coordinator.
[FR Doc. 2011-2286 Filed 2-1-11; 8:45 am]
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