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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 132 / Monday, July 11, 2011 / Notices received on June 21, June 22, and June 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: The complaints, 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 Dockets Services, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 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 complaints and letters received, the U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to institute two investigations on a partially consolidated basis, and on July 5, 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 light-emitting diodes and products containing same that infringe one or more of claims 1, 3– 5, 7, 11, 13–17, 21, 27, 32, 34, 35–38, 40–44, 48, 54, 59, 61–63, 66, 67, and 69 of the ‘500 patent; 1–3, 7, 13, 18, 30, and 32 of the ‘732 patent; claims 1–9, 11, 12, and 15–38 of the ‘162 patent; claims 1, 3, 5–10, 13–20, 25–28, and 31–35 of the ‘317 patent; claims 1–7, 9–37, 40–47, and 50–54 of the ‘621 patent; claims 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16–19, 21, and 22 of the ‘130 patent; claims 1–6 and 9 of the ‘469 patent; claims 1–16, 19, and 20 of the ‘454 patent; and claims 1, 5, 6, 8–10, 15–17, and 20 of the ‘806 patent, and whether an industry in the VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:30 Jul 08, 2011 Jkt 223001 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: OSRAM GmbH, Hellabrunner Strasse 1, 81543 Munich, Germany. (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: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., 416 Maetan-dong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwonsi, Gyeonggi-do 443–742, Korea. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 85 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660. Samsung LED Co., Ltd., 206, Cheomdansaneop Road, Yeongtonggu, Suwon City, Gyeonggi Province 443–743, Korea. Samsung LED America, Inc., 6 Concourse Parkway NE., Atlanta, GA 30328. LG Electronics, Inc., LG Twin Towers, 20, Yeouido-dong, Yeongdungpo-gu Seoul, 150–721, South Korea. LG Innotek Co., Ltd., Seoul Square 20F, Namdaemunno 5-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, 100–714, South Korea. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., 1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. LG Innotek U.S.A., Inc., 10225 Willow Creek Road, San Diego, CA 92131. (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. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations will not participate as a party in this investigation. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40747 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: July 6, 2011. By order of the Commission. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–17304 Filed 7–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–345] Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, 2012 Annual Report; Schedule for 2012 Report and Opportunity To Submit Information; Availability of 2011 Report United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission has prepared and published annual reports in this series under investigation No. 332–345 since 1996. The 2011 report is now available from the Commission online and in printed form. The 2012 report, which the Commission plans to publish in July 2012, will cover crossborder trade for the period ending in 2010 and transactions by affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the period ending in 2009. The Commission is inviting interested members of the public to furnish information in connection with the 2012 report. DATES: October 6, 2011: Deadline for filing written submissions of information to the Commission. July 12, 2012: Anticipated date for publishing the report. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E St., SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E St., SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket information system (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov/edis3internal/app. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Isaac Wohl (202–205– SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1 erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 40748 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 132 / Monday, July 11, 2011 / Notices 3356 or isaac.wohl@usitc.gov) or Services Division Chief Richard Brown (202–205–3438 or richard.brown@usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of these investigations, 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: Under this investigation, the Commission publishes two annual reports, one on services trade (Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade), and a second on merchandise trade (Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade). The latest version of the Commission’s Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade is now available online at http://www.usitc.gov; it is also available in printed form from the Office of the Secretary at 202–205– 2000 or by fax at 202–205–2104. The initial notice of institution of this investigation was published in the Federal Register on September 8, 1993 (58 FR 47287) and provided for what is now the report on merchandise trade. The Commission expanded the scope of the investigation to cover services trade in a separate report, which it announced in a notice published in the Federal Register on December 28, 1994 (59 FR 66974). The separate report on services trade has been published annually since 1996, except in 2005. As in past years, the report will summarize trade in services in the aggregate and provide analyses of trends and developments in selected services industries during the latest period for which data are published by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis (for the 2012 report, data for the periods described above). The 2012 report will focus on selected infrastructure services, alternating with the focus of the 2011 report on professional services. Written Submissions: Interested parties are invited to submit written statements and other information concerning the matters to be addressed by the Commission in its report on this VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:30 Jul 08, 2011 Jkt 223001 investigation. Submissions should be addressed to the Secretary. To be assured of consideration by the Commission, written submissions related to the Commission’s report should be submitted at the earliest practical date and should be received not later than 5:15 pm, October 6, 2011. All written submissions must conform to 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 for Electronic Filing Procedures, http:// www.usitc.gov/secretary/ fed_reg_notices/rules/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 to 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. The Commission intends to prepare only a public report in this investigation. The report that the Commission makes available to the public will not contain confidential business information. Any confidential business information received by the Commission in this investigation and used in preparing the report will not be published in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. PO 00000 By order of the Commission. Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued: July 6, 2011. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–17277 Filed 7–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on June 27, 2011, a proposed Consent Decree in United States and State of Texas v. Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 4:07–CV–3795, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. In this action the United States, on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and the State of Texas, on behalf of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (‘‘TCEQ’’), sought, pursuant to Sections 107 and 113 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9607 and 9613, seeking reimbursement of response costs incurred or to be incurred for response actions taken at or in connection with the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at three facilities located in Webster, Texas (the ‘‘Webster Site’’), Odessa, Texas (the ‘‘Odessa Site’’), and Houston, Texas (the ‘‘Tavenor Site’’), known collectively as the ‘‘Sites,’’ as well as declaratory relief. The United States has negotiated a Consent Decree with defendants GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences Corporation, GE Healthcare Holdings Inc., and GE Healthcare Inc. (collectively the ‘‘GE Entities’’) to resolve the CERCLA claims. The proposed Consent Decree resolves the liability of the GE Entities for response costs incurred or to be incurred and response actions taken in connection with the Sites. Under the Consent Decree, the GE Entities agree to reimburse the United States a share of its response costs for the Sites by a payment in the amount of $650,000. This Consent Decree includes a covenant not to sue by the United States under Sections 104(e), 106, 107 and 113 of CERCLA. The Department of Justice will receive for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication comments relating to the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1

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UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-345]


Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, 2012 Annual Report; 
Schedule for 2012 Report and Opportunity To Submit Information; 
Availability of 2011 Report

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission has prepared and published annual reports in 
this series under investigation No. 332-345 since 1996. The 2011 report 
is now available from the Commission online and in printed form. The 
2012 report, which the Commission plans to publish in July 2012, will 
cover cross-border trade for the period ending in 2010 and transactions 
by affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the 
period ending in 2009. The Commission is inviting interested members of 
the public to furnish information in connection with the 2012 report.

DATES: October 6, 2011: Deadline for filing written submissions of 
information to the Commission. July 12, 2012: Anticipated date for 
publishing the report.

ADDRESSES: All Commission offices are located in the United States 
International Trade Commission Building, 500 E St., SW., Washington, 
DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, 
United States International Trade Commission, 500 E St., SW., 
Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be 
viewed on the Commission's electronic docket information system (EDIS) 
at https://edis.usitc.gov/edis3-internal/app.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Isaac Wohl (202-205-

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3356 or isaac.wohl@usitc.gov) or Services Division Chief Richard Brown 
(202-205-3438 or richard.brown@usitc.gov) for information specific to 
this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of these 
investigations, 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: Under this investigation, the Commission publishes two 
annual reports, one on services trade (Recent Trends in U.S. Services 
Trade), and a second on merchandise trade (Shifts in U.S. Merchandise 
Trade). The latest version of the Commission's Recent Trends in U.S. 
Services Trade is now available online at http://www.usitc.gov; it is 
also available in printed form from the Office of the Secretary at 202-
205-2000 or by fax at 202-205-2104.
    The initial notice of institution of this investigation was 
published in the Federal Register on September 8, 1993 (58 FR 47287) 
and provided for what is now the report on merchandise trade. The 
Commission expanded the scope of the investigation to cover services 
trade in a separate report, which it announced in a notice published in 
the Federal Register on December 28, 1994 (59 FR 66974). The separate 
report on services trade has been published annually since 1996, except 
in 2005. As in past years, the report will summarize trade in services 
in the aggregate and provide analyses of trends and developments in 
selected services industries during the latest period for which data 
are published by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic 
Analysis (for the 2012 report, data for the periods described above). 
The 2012 report will focus on selected infrastructure services, 
alternating with the focus of the 2011 report on professional services.
    Written Submissions: Interested parties are invited to submit 
written statements and other information concerning the matters to be 
addressed by the Commission in its report on this investigation. 
Submissions should be addressed to the Secretary. To be assured of 
consideration by the Commission, written submissions related to the 
Commission's report should be submitted at the earliest practical date 
and should be received not later than 5:15 pm, October 6, 2011. All 
written submissions must conform to 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 for Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/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 to 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.
    The Commission intends to prepare only a public report in this 
investigation. The report that the Commission makes available to the 
public will not contain confidential business information. Any 
confidential business information received by the Commission in this 
investigation and used in preparing the 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: July 6, 2011.
James R. Holbein,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-17277 Filed 7-8-11; 8:45 am]
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