Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers and Products Containing Same Termination of Investigation With Final Determination of No Violation, 34407-34408 [2012-14063]

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Vermilion, Block 35, Lease OCS–G 00549, located 7 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Green Canyon, Block 744, located 122 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline .... 34407 Date 3/9/2012 3/14/2012 3/14/2012 3/21/2012 Keathley Canyon, Blocks 163 & 207, Leases OCS–G 32606 & 32610, located 179 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Grand Isle, Block 48, Lease OCS 00134, located 15 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 63, Lease OCS–G 00599, located 15 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 63, Lease OCS–G 00599, located 18 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 63, Lease OCS–G 00599, located 18 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Green Canyon, Blocks 676 & 632, Leases OCS-G 32525 & 25177, located 122 miles to the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 63, Lease OCS–G 00599, located 18 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 63, Lease OCS–G 00599, located 18 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Mississippi Canyon, Block 809, located 53 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline, south of Boothville, Louisiana. 3/21/2012 South Padre Island, Block 1111, Lease OCS–G 24300, located 11 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 63, Lease OCS–G 00599, located 18 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 63, Lease OCS–G 00599, located 18 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Eugene Island, Block 74, Lease OCS–G 02099, located 18 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. 3/28/2012 High Island, Block 156, Lease OCS–G 27507, located 24 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. West Cameron, Block 643, Lease OCS–G 02241, located 128 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Located in the Central Planning Area of the Gulf of Mexico ......................................... 3/29/2012 3/30/2012 Located in the Eastern Planning Area of the Gulf of Mexico ......................................... 3/30/2012 South Timbalier, Block 63, Lease OCS 00599, located 18 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. West Cameron, Block 551, Lease OCS–G 02555, located 99 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. 3/30/2012 3/23/2012 3/23/2012 3/23/2012 3/23/2012 3/27/2012 3/27/2012 3/27/2012 3/28/2012 3/28/2012 3/28/2012 3/29/2012 3/29/2012 3/30/2012 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Persons interested in reviewing environmental documents for the proposals listed above or obtaining information about SEAs, EAs and FONSIs prepared by the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region are encouraged to contact BOEM at the address or telephone listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (‘‘section 337’’). [Investigation No. 337–TA–756] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: May 11, 2012. John Rodi, Regional Director, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2012–14092 Filed 6–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VH–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:21 Jun 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers and Products Containing Same Termination of Investigation With Final Determination of No Violation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to terminate the above-captioned investigation with a final determination of no violation of section 337 of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 James A. Worth, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3065. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be 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., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 34408 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 112 / Monday, June 11, 2012 / Notices The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on January 27, 2011, based on a complaint filed by Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (‘‘Schweitzer’’) of Alpharetta, Georgia. 76 FR 4935 (January 27, 2011). The complaint alleged violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the sale for importation, importation, or sale after importation of certain reduced ignition proclivity cigarette paper wrappers and products containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,878,753 (‘‘the ’753 patent’’) and 6,725,867 (‘‘the ’867 patent’’). The Commission’s notice of investigation named Astra Tobacco Corporation of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; delfortgroup AG of Traun, Austria; LIPtec GmbH of Neidenfels, Germany; and Julius Glatz GmbH of Neidenfels, Germany as respondents. On April 15, 2011, the Commission issued notice of its determination not to review an ID (Order No. 5) granting Schweitzer’s motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation to add seven more respondents: Dr. Franz Feurstein GmbH of Traun, Austria; Papierfabrik Wattens GmbH & Co. KG of Wattens, Austria; Dosal Tobacco Corp. of Miami, Florida; Farmer’s Tobacco Co. of Cynthia, Kentucky; KneX Worldwide, LLC of Charlotte, North Carolina; S&M Brands, Inc. of Keysville, Virginia; Tantus Tobacco LLC of Russell Springs, Kentucky. On December 1, 2011, the Commission determined not to review an ID (Order No. 30) of the administrative law judge terminating Respondents delfortgroup AG, Dr. Franz Feurstein GmbH, Papierfabrik Wattens GmbH & Co. KG, Astra Tobacco Corp., Dosal Tobacco Corp., Farmer’s Tobacco Co., S&M Brands, Inc., and Tantus Tobacco LLC (collectively, the ‘‘Delfort Respondents’’) from the investigation. Respondents Julius Glatz GmbH, LIPtec GmbH, and KneX Worldwide LLC (collectively, ‘‘Glatz’’) remain in the investigation. An evidentiary hearing was held from October 31, 2011, to November 8, 2011. On February 1, 2012, the presiding administrative law judge issued a final initial determination finding no violation of section 337 in the above- VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:21 Jun 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 identified investigation. Specifically, the ALJ found that there was no violation with respect to either the ’753 patent or the ’867 patent by Glatz. The ALJ also issued a recommended determination on remedy, the public interest, and bonding. Schweitzer filed a petition for review of the final ID. Glatz filed a contingent petition for review. Each of the parties filed a response to the petition and contingent petition for review. On April 2, 2012, the Commission issued notice of its determination to review the final ID in part, and to solicit briefing on certain issues including on remedy, the public interest, and bonding. With respect to the ’753 patent, the Commission determined to review the construction of the term ‘‘gradually’’ in the asserted claims and the issues of direct and indirect infringement, obviousness, definiteness, utility, and the technical prong of the domestic industry requirement in the ID. With respect to the ’867 patent, the Commission determined to review the construction of the term ‘‘film forming composition’’ in the asserted claims and the issues of direct and indirect infringement, priority date, statutory bar under 35 U.S.C. 102(b), anticipation, obviousness, written description, enablement, and the technical prong of the domestic industry requirement in the ID. Having reviewed the final ID, the submissions on review, and the record, the Commission has determined to terminate the investigation with a final determination of no violation of section 337. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and under sections 210.42–.46, .51(a) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.42–.46, .51(a)). By order of the Commission. Issued: June 5, 2012. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2012–14063 Filed 6–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P JOINT BOARD FOR THE ENROLLMENT OF ACTUARIES Meeting of the Advisory Committee; Meeting Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-756]


Certain Reduced Ignition Proclivity Cigarette Paper Wrappers and 
Products Containing Same Termination of Investigation With Final 
Determination of No Violation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade 
Commission has determined to terminate the above-captioned 
investigation with a final determination of no violation of section 337 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (``section 
337'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James A. Worth, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-3065. Copies of non-
confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are 
or will be 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., Washington, DC 20436, 
telephone (202) 205-2000. General information concerning the Commission 
may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov).

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The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the 
Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. 
Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter 
can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 
205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation 
on January 27, 2011, based on a complaint filed by Schweitzer-Mauduit 
International, Inc. (``Schweitzer'') of Alpharetta, Georgia. 76 FR 4935 
(January 27, 2011). The complaint alleged violations of Section 337 of 
the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the sale for 
importation, importation, or sale after importation of certain reduced 
ignition proclivity cigarette paper wrappers and products containing 
same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 
5,878,753 (``the '753 patent'') and 6,725,867 (``the '867 patent''). 
The Commission's notice of investigation named Astra Tobacco 
Corporation of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; delfortgroup AG of Traun, 
Austria; LIPtec GmbH of Neidenfels, Germany; and Julius Glatz GmbH of 
Neidenfels, Germany as respondents.
    On April 15, 2011, the Commission issued notice of its 
determination not to review an ID (Order No. 5) granting Schweitzer's 
motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation to add seven 
more respondents: Dr. Franz Feurstein GmbH of Traun, Austria; 
Papierfabrik Wattens GmbH & Co. KG of Wattens, Austria; Dosal Tobacco 
Corp. of Miami, Florida; Farmer's Tobacco Co. of Cynthia, Kentucky; 
KneX Worldwide, LLC of Charlotte, North Carolina; S&M Brands, Inc. of 
Keysville, Virginia; Tantus Tobacco LLC of Russell Springs, Kentucky.
    On December 1, 2011, the Commission determined not to review an ID 
(Order No. 30) of the administrative law judge terminating Respondents 
delfortgroup AG, Dr. Franz Feurstein GmbH, Papierfabrik Wattens GmbH & 
Co. KG, Astra Tobacco Corp., Dosal Tobacco Corp., Farmer's Tobacco Co., 
S&M Brands, Inc., and Tantus Tobacco LLC (collectively, the ``Delfort 
Respondents'') from the investigation. Respondents Julius Glatz GmbH, 
LIPtec GmbH, and KneX Worldwide LLC (collectively, ``Glatz'') remain in 
the investigation.
    An evidentiary hearing was held from October 31, 2011, to November 
8, 2011. On February 1, 2012, the presiding administrative law judge 
issued a final initial determination finding no violation of section 
337 in the above-identified investigation. Specifically, the ALJ found 
that there was no violation with respect to either the '753 patent or 
the '867 patent by Glatz. The ALJ also issued a recommended 
determination on remedy, the public interest, and bonding.
    Schweitzer filed a petition for review of the final ID. Glatz filed 
a contingent petition for review. Each of the parties filed a response 
to the petition and contingent petition for review.
    On April 2, 2012, the Commission issued notice of its determination 
to review the final ID in part, and to solicit briefing on certain 
issues including on remedy, the public interest, and bonding. With 
respect to the '753 patent, the Commission determined to review the 
construction of the term ``gradually'' in the asserted claims and the 
issues of direct and indirect infringement, obviousness, definiteness, 
utility, and the technical prong of the domestic industry requirement 
in the ID. With respect to the '867 patent, the Commission determined 
to review the construction of the term ``film forming composition'' in 
the asserted claims and the issues of direct and indirect infringement, 
priority date, statutory bar under 35 U.S.C. 102(b), anticipation, 
obviousness, written description, enablement, and the technical prong 
of the domestic industry requirement in the ID.
    Having reviewed the final ID, the submissions on review, and the 
record, the Commission has determined to terminate the investigation 
with a final determination of no violation of section 337.
    This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and under sections 
210.42-.46, .51(a) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure 
(19 CFR 210.42-.46, .51(a)).

    By order of the Commission.

     Issued: June 5, 2012.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2012-14063 Filed 6-8-12; 8:45 am]
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