Certain Lighting Control Devices Including Dimmer Switches and Parts Thereof (IV); Notice of Institution of Investigation; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337, 35015-35016 [2011-14778]

Download as PDF jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 115 / Wednesday, June 15, 2011 / Notices Funai Corporation, Inc. of Rutherford, NJ; MediaTek Inc. of Hsinchu City, Taiwan and Zoran Corporation of Sunnyvale, CA. The complainant, proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five pages in length, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint. Comments should address whether issuance of an exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order in this investigation would negatively affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the orders are used in the United States; (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the potential orders; (iii) Indicate the extent to which like or directly competitive articles are produced in the United States or are otherwise available in the United States, with respect to the articles potentially subject to the orders; and (iv) Indicate whether Complainant, Complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to an exclusion order and a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business, five business days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document and 12 true copies thereof on or before the deadlines stated above with the Office of the Secretary. Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 2815’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. 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 for Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/ secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/ documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf ). Persons with questions regarding VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Jun 14, 2011 Jkt 223001 electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 and 210.50(a)(4) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR §§ 201.10, 210.50(a)(4)). By order of the Commission. Issued: June 9, 2011. William R. Bishop, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–14700 Filed 6–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–776] Certain Lighting Control Devices Including Dimmer Switches and Parts Thereof (IV); Notice of Institution of Investigation; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337 U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 16, 2011, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. 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 lighting control devices including dimmer switches and parts thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,637,930 (‘‘the ’930 patent’’) and U.S. Patent No. 5,248,919 (‘‘the ’919 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35015 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: The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. 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 (2011). Scope of investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on June 9, 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 lighting control devices including dimmer switches and parts thereof that infringe one or more of claims 36, 38–41, 47, 53, 54, 56, 58, 60, 65, 67–70, 76, 82, 83, 85, 87, 89, 94, 96–99, 105, 111, 112, 114, 116, 118, 178, 180, 189, 193, and 197 of the ’930 patent and claims 1, 2, 5–8, 11–13, 15–20, 23, 25–32, 35, 36, and 38 of the ’919 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: E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1 jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 35016 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 115 / Wednesday, June 15, 2011 / Notices (a) The complainant is: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., 7200 Suter Road, Coopersburg, PA 18036. (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: Pass & Seymour, Inc., 50 Boyd Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13209. AH Lighting, 2442 Hunter Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021. American Top Electric Corp., 1202 E. Walnut Avenue, Suite H, Santa Ana, CA 92701. Big Deal Electric Corp., 1202 E. Walnut Avenue, Suite H, Santa Ana, CA 92701. Diode LED, 1195 Park Avenue, Suite 211, Emeryville, CA 94608. Elemental LED, LLC, 1195 Park Avenue, Suite 211, Emeryville, CA 94608. Wenzhou Huir Electric Science & Technology Co. Ltd., Bridge East Wan-Ao, Qiatou Village, Yueqing, Zhejiang 325600, China. Westgate Mfg., Inc., 4500 S. Boyle Avenue, Vernon, CA 90058. Zhejiang Lux Electric Co. Ltd., Weiqi Road, Yueqing Economic Development Zone, Yueqing, Zhejiang 325600, China. Zhejiang Yuelong Mechanical & Electrical Co. Ltd., Yaao Road & Nanxi Road, Jiaxing, Zhejiang 31400, China. (c) The 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:12 Jun 14, 2011 Jkt 223001 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: June 9, 2011. William R. Bishop, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–14778 Filed 6–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives [OMB Number 1140–0058] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Investigator Integrity Questionnaire 30-Day Notice and request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) 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 obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 76, Number 69, page 20009– 20010, on April 11, 2011, allowing for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until July 15, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments concerning this information collection should be sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: DOJ Desk Officer. The best way to ensure your comments are received is to e-mail them to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or fax them to 202–395–7285. All comments should reference the 8 digit OMB number for the collection or the title of the collection. If you have questions concerning the collection, please call Renee Reid at 202–648–9620 or the DOJ Desk Officer at 202–395–3176. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —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; —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; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and —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. Summary of Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Investigator Integrity Questionnaire. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: ATF F 8620.7. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Other: none. Need for Collection ATF utilizes the services of contract investigators to conduct security/ suitability investigations on prospective or current employees, as well as those contractors and consultants doing business with ATF. Persons interviewed by contract investigators will be randomly selected to voluntarily complete a questionnaire regarding the investigator’s degree of professionalism. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There will be an estimated 2,500 respondents, who will complete the form within approximately 5 minutes. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. No. 337-TA-776]


Certain Lighting Control Devices Including Dimmer Switches and 
Parts Thereof (IV); Notice of Institution of Investigation; Institution 
of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the 
U.S. International Trade Commission on May 16, 2011, under section 337 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. 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 lighting control devices 
including dimmer switches and parts thereof by reason of infringement 
of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,637,930 (``the '930 patent'') 
and U.S. Patent No. 5,248,919 (``the '919 patent''). The complaint 
further alleges that an industry in the United States exists 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: The Office of Unfair Import 
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 
205-2560.

    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 (2011).

    Scope of investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on June 9, 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 lighting 
control devices including dimmer switches and parts thereof that 
infringe one or more of claims 36, 38-41, 47, 53, 54, 56, 58, 60, 65, 
67-70, 76, 82, 83, 85, 87, 89, 94, 96-99, 105, 111, 112, 114, 116, 118, 
178, 180, 189, 193, and 197 of the '930 patent and claims 1, 2, 5-8, 
11-13, 15-20, 23, 25-32, 35, 36, and 38 of the '919 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:

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    (a) The complainant is:

Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., 7200 Suter Road, Coopersburg, PA 18036.

    (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:

Pass & Seymour, Inc., 50 Boyd Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13209.
AH Lighting, 2442 Hunter Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021.
American Top Electric Corp., 1202 E. Walnut Avenue, Suite H, Santa Ana, 
CA 92701.
Big Deal Electric Corp., 1202 E. Walnut Avenue, Suite H, Santa Ana, CA 
92701.
Diode LED, 1195 Park Avenue, Suite 211, Emeryville, CA 94608.
Elemental LED, LLC, 1195 Park Avenue, Suite 211, Emeryville, CA 94608.
Wenzhou Huir Electric Science & Technology Co. Ltd., Bridge East Wan-
Ao, Qiatou Village, Yueqing, Zhejiang 325600, China.
Westgate Mfg., Inc., 4500 S. Boyle Avenue, Vernon, CA 90058.
Zhejiang Lux Electric Co. Ltd., Weiqi Road, Yueqing Economic 
Development Zone, Yueqing, Zhejiang 325600, China.
Zhejiang Yuelong Mechanical & Electrical Co. Ltd., Yaao Road & Nanxi 
Road, Jiaxing, Zhejiang 31400, China.

    (c) The 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: June 9, 2011.
William R. Bishop,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-14778 Filed 6-14-11; 8:45 am]
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