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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. 18) granting a motion of respondents to terminate the investigation in its entirety. The investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan M. Valentine, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International 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. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-822]


Certain Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing 
Same Including Televisions; Notice of Commission Determination Not To 
Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation; 
Termination of Investigation

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 not to review the presiding administrative 
law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 18) 
granting a motion of respondents to terminate the investigation in its 
entirety. The investigation is terminated.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan M. Valentine, Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International 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 January 10, 2012, based on a complaint filed by Freescale 
Semiconductor, Inc. of Austin, Texas (``Freescale''), alleging 
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 integrated circuits, chipsets, and products containing same 
including televisions by reason of infringement of certain claims of 
U.S. Patent No. 5,467,455 (``the '455 patent''). 77 FR 1505-6 (Jan. 10, 
2012). The Notice of Investigation named the following as respondents: 
MediaTek Inc. of Hsinchu City, Taiwan; Zoran Corporation of Sunnyvale, 
California; Vizio, Inc. of Irvine, California; Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. 
of Osaka, Japan; Sanyo North America Corporation of San Diego, 
California; Sanyo Manufacturing Corporation of Forrest City, Arizona; 
TPV Technology Limited of Hong Kong, China; TPV International (USA) 
Inc. of Austin, Texas; Top Victory Electronics (Taiwan) Co., of 
Zhounghe City, Taiwan; Top Victory Electronics (Fujian) Co., Ltd. of 
Fuqing City, China; AOC International (USA) Ltd. of Fremont, California 
(``AOC''); Envision Peripherals, Inc. of Fremont, California; Amtran 
Technology Co., Ltd. of Xinbei City, Taiwan; and Amtran Logistics, Inc. 
of Irvine, California. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations was 
named as a party. The Commission later terminated AOC from the 
investigation. See Notice (Mar. 21, 2012).
    On July 20, 2012, several of the respondents collectively filed a 
motion to stay the procedural schedule pending the completion of 
Certain Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing Same 
Including Televisions, Inv. No. 337-TA-786. On August 6, 2012, the ALJ 
issued Order No. 17, granting the motion. On September 12, 2012, the 
Commission terminated Inv. No. 337-TA-786, finding no violation and 
further finding that the asserted claims of the '455 patent are invalid 
as obvious. See 77 FR 57589-90 (Sept. 18, 2012).
    On September 18, 2012, respondents filed a motion to terminate this 
investigation pursuant to Commission Rule 210.21(a). Respondents argued 
that no further proceedings are appropriate or necessary in light of 
the Commission's finding of invalidity concerning the '455 patent in 
Inv. No. 337-TA-786. The motion indicated that the Commission 
investigative attorney did not oppose. On September 27, 2012, Freescale 
filed a response stating that the Commission's determination in Inv. 
No. 337-TA-786 that the '455 is invalid renders its claims in this 
investigation moot and, as such, it did not oppose the motion to 
terminate.
    On September 28, 2012, the ALJ issued the subject ID, granting 
respondents' motion to terminate for good cause pursuant to section 
210.21(a) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 
210.21(a)). No petitions for review of the subject 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).

    Issued: October 31, 2012.

By order of the Commission.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
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