Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Commmunication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computers; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest, 60720-60721 [2012-24497]

Download as PDF 60720 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 193 / Thursday, October 4, 2012 / Notices individuals wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Dave Evans, District Manager, Farmington. BILLING CODE 4310–VB–P U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1104 (Review)] Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From China Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject five-year review, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)), that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.2 Background The Commission instituted this review on May 1, 2012 (77 FR 25744) and determined on August 6, 2012 that it would conduct an expedited review (77 FR 50530, August 21, 2012). The Commission transmitted its determination in this review to the Secretary of Commerce on September 28, 2012. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4351 (September 2012), entitled Certain Polyester Staple Fiber from China: Investigation No. 731–TA–1104 (Review). By order of the Commission. Issued: September 28, 2012. William R. Bishop, Hearings and Meetings Coordinator. [FR Doc. 2012–24495 Filed 10–3–12; 8:45 am] emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Commissioner Meredith Broadbent did not participate. 15:21 Oct 03, 2012 [Investigation No. 337–TA–794] Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Commmunication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computers; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest [FR Doc. 2012–24484 Filed 10–3–12; 8:45 am] VerDate Mar<15>2010 that such articles should not be excluded from entry. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Jkt 229001 Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge has issued a Final Initial Determination and Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding in the abovecaptioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, specifically a limited exclusion order against certain infringing electronic devices, including wireless communication devices, portable music and data processing devices, and tablet computers, imported by Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clark S. Cheney, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2661. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov, and 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). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. Hearingimpaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States: SUMMARY: Unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease and desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1). The Commission is interested in further development of the record on the public interest in these investigations. Accordingly, members of the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of the administrative law judge’s Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding issued in this investigation on September 14, 2012. Comments should address whether issuance of a limited exclusion order in this investigation would 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 recommended orders are used in the United States; (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the recommended orders; (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) Indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the recommended exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) Explain how the limited exclusion order would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business on October 22, 2012. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to section 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 794’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/ E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 193 / Thursday, October 4, 2012 / Notices secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding 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. A redacted nonconfidential version of the document must also be filed simultaneously with the any confidential filing. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. 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 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.50). By order of the Commission. Issued: September 28, 2012. William R. Bishop, Hearings and Meetings Coordinator. [FR Doc. 2012–24497 Filed 10–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–840] Certain Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation in Its Entirety Based on a Settlement Agreement; Termination of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 13) granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation in its entirety based on a settlement agreement. The investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan M. Valentine, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:21 Oct 03, 2012 Jkt 229001 Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2301. 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 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. 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 May 1, 2012, based on a complaint filed by Microchip Technology Incorporated of Chandler, Arizona (‘‘Microchip’’). 77 FR 25747–48 (May 1, 2012). The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain semiconductor integrated circuit devices and products containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,225,088; 6,245,597; 6,159,765; 5,760,720 (‘‘the ’720 patent’’); 6,559,783; and 6,847,904. The complaint further alleges the existence of a domestic industry. The Commission’s notice of investigation named as respondents Intersil Corporation of Milpitas, California; Zilker Labs, Inc. of Austin, Texas (‘‘Zilker’’); and Techwell LLC of Milpitas, California. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations was not named as a participating party. The Commission later amended the Notice of Investigation to change the name of respondent Zilker to Zilker Labs LLC and to amend the Complaint to correct a clerical error concerning which alleged Microchip domestic industry product practices the ’720 patent. See Notice (June 27, 2012); Order No. 7. On September 6, 2012, Microchip and the respondents filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation in its entirety based on a settlement agreement and to stay the investigation pending disposition of the motion to terminate. On September 7, 2012, the ALJ issued the subject ID, granting the joint motion to terminate the investigation pursuant PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60721 to section 210.21 (b)(1) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.21 (b)(1)). The ALJ found the issue of staying the investigation moot in light of the grant of termination. No petitions for review of this ID were filed. The Commission has determined not to review the ID. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in section 210.42 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.42). By order of the Commission. Issued: October 1, 2012. William R. Bishop, Hearings and Meetings Coordinator. [FR Doc. 2012–24500 Filed 10–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–809] Certain Devices for Mobile Data Communication; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting in Part Complainant’s Motion for Leave To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 41) granting in part complainant’s motion for leave to amend the complaint and notice of investigation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panyin A. Hughes, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3042. 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 at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-794]


Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Commmunication 
Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet 
Computers; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law 
judge has issued a Final Initial Determination and Recommended 
Determination on Remedy and Bonding in the above-captioned 
investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest 
issues raised by the recommended relief, specifically a limited 
exclusion order against certain infringing electronic devices, 
including wireless communication devices, portable music and data 
processing devices, and tablet computers, imported by Apple Inc. of 
Cupertino, California.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clark S. Cheney, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2661. The public version of 
the complaint can be accessed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov, and 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). 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: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 
provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the 
articles concerned from the United States:

Unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the 
public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United 
States economy, the production of like or directly competitive 
articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds 
that such articles should not be excluded from entry.

19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease and desist 
orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1).

    The Commission is interested in further development of the record 
on the public interest in these investigations. Accordingly, members of 
the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) 
pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in 
light of the administrative law judge's Recommended Determination on 
Remedy and Bonding issued in this investigation on September 14, 2012. 
Comments should address whether issuance of a limited exclusion order 
in this investigation would 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 recommended 
orders are used in the United States;
    (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the 
United States relating to the recommended orders;
    (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that 
complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States 
which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded;
    (iv) Indicate whether complainant, complainant's licensees, and/or 
third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of 
articles potentially subject to the recommended exclusion order and/or 
a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and
    (v) Explain how the limited exclusion order would impact consumers 
in the United States.
    Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of 
business on October 22, 2012.
    Persons filing written submissions must file the original document 
electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 
true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day 
pursuant to section 210.4(f) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the 
investigation number (``Inv. No. 794'') in a prominent place on the 
cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing 
Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/

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secretary/fed--reg--notices/rules/handbook--on--electronic--
filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding 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. A 
redacted non-confidential version of the document must also be filed 
simultaneously with the any confidential filing. All non-confidential 
written submissions will be available for public inspection at the 
Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.
    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 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 
201.10, 210.50).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: September 28, 2012.
William R. Bishop,
Hearings and Meetings Coordinator.
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