Certain Electronic Devices With Graphics Data Processing Systems, Components Thereof, and Associated Software; Institution of Investigation, 70490-70491 [2011-29264]

Download as PDF 70490 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 219 / Monday, November 14, 2011 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–812] Certain Computing Devices With Associated Instruction Sets and Software; Institution of Investigation 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 September 22, 2011, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of VIA Technologies, Inc. of Taiwan; IP-First, LLC of Fremont, California; and Centaur Technology, Inc. of Austin, Texas. An amended complaint was filed on October 13, 2011. A letter further amending the Amended Complaint was filed on October 31, 2011. The amended 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 computing devices with associated instruction sets and software by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,253,312 (‘‘the ‘312 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,253,311 (‘‘the ‘311 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,754,810 (‘‘the ‘810 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,185,180 (‘‘the ‘180 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 7,155,598 (‘‘the ‘598 patent’’). The amended complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established 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 amended 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:40 Nov 10, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 amended complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on November 7, 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 computing devices with associated instruction sets and software that infringe one or more of claims 1–4, 7–10, and 26–29 of the ‘312 patent; claims 1, 14, and 21 of the ‘311 patent; claims 20, 27, and 30 of the ‘810 patent; claims 23, 24 and 28–30 of the ‘598 patent; and claims 1–3 and 10– 14 of the ‘180 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established 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: VIA Technologies, Inc., 8F, No. 535 Zhongzheng Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City 231, Taiwan. IP-First, LLC, 940 Mission Court, Fremont, CA 94539. Centaur Technology, Inc., 7600–C N. Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, TX 78731–1180. (b) The respondent is the following entity alleged to be in violation of section 337, and is the party upon which the amended complaint is to be served: Apple Inc., a/k/a Apple Computer, Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014. (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the amended complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondent 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 amended complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the amended complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of the respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the amended complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the amended 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 amended 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 7, 2011. By order of the Commission. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–29263 Filed 11–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–813] Certain Electronic Devices With Graphics Data Processing Systems, Components Thereof, and Associated Software; Institution of Investigation 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 September 22, 2011, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of S3 Graphics Co., Ltd. of British West Indies and S3 Graphics, Inc. of Fremont, California. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 219 / Monday, November 14, 2011 / Notices An amended complaint was filed on October 14, 2011. The amended 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 electronic devices with graphics data processing systems, components thereof, and associated software by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,945,997 (‘‘the ‘997 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 5,581,279 (‘‘the ‘279 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,353,440 (‘‘the ‘440 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 5,977,960 (‘‘the ‘960 patent’’). The amended 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 amended 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 amended complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on November 7, 2011, Ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:40 Nov 10, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 electronic devices with graphics data processing systems, components thereof, and associated software that infringe one or more of claims 1, 3–5, 9, and 16 of the ‘997 patent; claims 1, 5, and 9 of the ‘279 patent; 1–4 and 12–15 of the ‘440 patent; and claims 1 and 7 of the ‘960 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: S3 Graphics Co., Ltd., 2nd Floor, Zephyr House, Mary Street, P.O. Box 709, Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman Islands, British West Indies. S3 Graphics, Inc., 940 Mission Court, Fremont, CA 94539. (b) The respondent is the following entity alleged to be in violation of section 337, and is the party upon which the amended complaint is to be served: Apple Inc., a/k/a Apple Computer, Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014. (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 Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the amended complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondent 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 amended complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the amended complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of the respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the amended complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the amended complaint PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70491 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 amended 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 7, 2011. By order of the Commission. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–29264 Filed 11–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration Exemptions From Certain Prohibited Transaction Restrictions Employee Benefits Security Administration, Labor. ACTION: Grant of Individual Exemptions. AGENCY: This document contains exemptions issued by the Department of Labor (the Department) from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code). This notice includes the following: D–11601, 2011–21, BB&T Asset Management, Inc.; and D–11608, 2011–22, Russell Trust Company. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A notice was published in the Federal Register of the pendency before the Department of a proposal to grant such exemption. The notice set forth a summary of facts and representations contained in the application for exemption and referred interested persons to the application for a complete statement of the facts and representations. The application has been available for public inspection at the Department in Washington, DC. The notice also invited interested persons to submit comments on the requested exemption to the Department. In addition the notice stated that any interested person might submit a written request that a public hearing be held (where appropriate). The applicant has represented that it has complied with the requirements of the notification to interested persons. No requests for a hearing were received by the Department. Public comments were received by the Department as described in the granted exemption. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-813]


Certain Electronic Devices With Graphics Data Processing Systems, 
Components Thereof, and Associated Software; Institution of 
Investigation

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 September 22, 2011, under 
section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on 
behalf of S3 Graphics Co., Ltd. of British West Indies and S3 Graphics, 
Inc. of Fremont, California.

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An amended complaint was filed on October 14, 2011. The amended 
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 electronic devices with 
graphics data processing systems, components thereof, and associated 
software by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 
5,945,997 (``the `997 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 5,581,279 (``the `279 
patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,353,440 (``the `440 patent''); and U.S. 
Patent No. 5,977,960 (``the `960 patent''). The amended 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 amended 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 amended complaint, 
the U.S. International Trade Commission, on November 7, 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 electronic 
devices with graphics data processing systems, components thereof, and 
associated software that infringe one or more of claims 1, 3-5, 9, and 
16 of the `997 patent; claims 1, 5, and 9 of the `279 patent; 1-4 and 
12-15 of the `440 patent; and claims 1 and 7 of the `960 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:

S3 Graphics Co., Ltd., 2nd Floor, Zephyr House, Mary Street, P.O. Box 
709, Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman Islands, British West Indies.
S3 Graphics, Inc., 940 Mission Court, Fremont, CA 94539.
    (b) The respondent is the following entity alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and is the party upon which the amended 
complaint is to be served:

Apple Inc., a/k/a Apple Computer, Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 
95014.
    (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 Chief Administrative 
Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the 
presiding Administrative Law Judge.
    Responses to the amended complaint and the notice of investigation 
must be submitted by the named respondent 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 amended complaint 
and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting 
responses to the amended complaint and the notice of investigation will 
not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown.
    Failure of the respondent to file a timely response to each 
allegation in the amended complaint and in this notice may be deemed to 
constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations 
of the amended 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 amended 
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 7, 2011.

    By order of the Commission.
James R. Holbein,
Secretary to the Commission.
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