Certain Computing Devices With Associated Instruction Sets and Software; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate This Investigation Based on a Settlement; Termination of Investigation, 1248-1249 [2013-00070]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with 1248 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 5 / Tuesday, January 8, 2013 / Notices exclusion order and a cease and desist order. ADDRESSES: The 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 (2012). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on January 2, 2013, 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, including wireless communication devices, tablet computers, media players, and televisions, and components thereof that infringe one or more of claims 1–3, 5, 8, 11, 13, 14, and 18 of the ‘052 patent; claims 28–33, 36, 37, 39–43, 46, 47, 50, 51, and 54 of the ‘359 patent; claim 30 of the ‘888 patent; claims 1–3, 8, 10, 19, 20, 23, 24, 26–33, 38, 40, 50, 53–55, 57, and 62–68 of the ‘556 patent; 1, 4, 6, 9– 13, and 16–20 of the ‘310 patent; claims 1, 24–26, 28, 30, and 54 of the ‘917 patent; claims 1, 4, 6, 7, 17, 20, 22, and 23 of the ‘506 patent; claims 1–3, 11–14, 19, 21, 22, and 30–32 of the ‘223 patent, claims 1, 4, 9, 10, and 12 of the ‘832 patent; claims 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 15, 22, 25, VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:11 Jan 07, 2013 Jkt 229001 26, 29, 32, 34, 45, 46, 49, 52, and 54 of the ‘215 patent; claims 1, 3, 5–8, and 10–15 of the ‘992 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) Pursuant to Commission Rule 210.50(b)(1), 19 CFR 210.50(b)(1), the presiding administrative law judge shall take evidence or other information and hear arguments from the parties and other interested persons with respect to the public interest in this investigation, as appropriate, and provide the Commission with findings of fact and a recommended determination on this issue, which shall be limited to the statutory public interest factors, 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1), (f)(1), (g)(1); (3) 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: Ericsson Inc., 6300 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024; Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericcson, Torshamsgatan 23, Kista, 164 83 Stockholm, Sweden. (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 America, Inc., 85 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660. Samsung Telecommunications America LLC, 1301 East Lookout Drive, Richardson, TX 75082. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics Building, 1320–10, Seocho 2-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137–857, Republic of Korea. (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (4) 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 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 CFR201.16(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 PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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: January 3, 2013. By order of the Commission. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–00149 Filed 1–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–812] Certain Computing Devices With Associated Instruction Sets and Software; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate This Investigation Based on a Settlement; 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 an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 18) granting a joint motion to terminate this investigation based on a settlement. The investigation is hereby terminated. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 5 / Tuesday, January 8, 2013 / Notices 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: This investigation was instituted on February 27, 2012, based upon a complaint filed on behalf of VIA Technologies, Inc. of New Taipei City, Taiwan; IP-First, LLC of Fremont, California; and Centaur Technology, Inc. of Austin, Texas (collectively, ‘‘VIA’’) on September 22, 2011, as amended on October 13, 2011, and as further amended on October 31, 2011. 76 FR 70490 (November 14, 2011). The complaint alleged violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the sale for importation, importation, or sale after importation in the United States of certain computing devices with associated instruction sets and software by reason of infringement of claims 1–4, 7–10, and 26–29 of U.S. Patent No. 6,253,312; claims 1, 14, and 21 of U.S. Patent No. 6,253,311; claims 20, 27, and 30 of U.S. Patent No. 6,754,810; claims 1–3 and 10–14 of U.S. Patent No. 7,185,180; and claims 23, 24 and 28–30 of U.S. Patent No. 7,155,598. The notice of institution named as respondent Apple Inc., a/k/a Apple Computer, Inc. of Cupertino, California (‘‘Apple’’). On November 19, 2012, VIA and Apple filed a joint motion seeking to terminate the investigation based upon a settlement agreement. On November 29, 2012, the Commission investigative attorney filed a response in support of the motion. On November 30, 2012, the administrative law judge granted the motion, finding that termination of the investigation based on a settlement between VIA and Apple does not impose any undue burdens on the public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. No petitions for review were filed. Having considered the record in the investigation, the Commission has determined not to review the subject ID and to terminate the investigation. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and Part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:11 Jan 07, 2013 Jkt 229001 By order of the Commission. Issued: January 2, 2013. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearing and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–00070 Filed 1–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comment Request: Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Certification and Short Form ACTION: 30-Day Notice. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register, Volume 77, Number 207, page 65204, on October 25, 2012, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until February 7, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–7285. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1249 —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Certification and Short Form. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The Office for Civil Rights, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice, is sponsoring the collection. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State, and local, government instrumentalities. Other: For-profit Institutions. 28 CFR 42.301 et seq. authorizes the Department of Justice to collect information regarding employment practices from State or Local units of government, agencies of State and Local governments, and Private entities, institutions or organizations to which OJP, COPS or OVW extend Federal financial assistance. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: There are a total of 6371 respondents. It is estimated that it will take 1,290 respondents receiving a grant of $500,000 or more one hour to complete an Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Short Form and submit it to the Office of Justice Programs. In addition, an estimated 5,081 of respondents seeking grants ranging from $25,000 up to $500,000 will be required to complete Certification stating that they are maintaining a current Equal Employment Opportunity Plan on file and submit the certification to OJP. Completion and submission of the Certification will take 1⁄4 hour. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: For the 6371 respondents, the total estimated burden hours on respondents would be 2,560 to complete the EEOP Short Form or Certification. E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 5 (Tuesday, January 8, 2013)]
[Notices]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-812]


Certain Computing Devices With Associated Instruction Sets and 
Software; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial 
Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate This Investigation 
Based on a Settlement; 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 an initial determination 
(``ID'') (Order No. 18) granting a joint motion to terminate this 
investigation based on a settlement. The investigation is hereby 
terminated.

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

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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: This investigation was instituted on 
February 27, 2012, based upon a complaint filed on behalf of VIA 
Technologies, Inc. of New Taipei City, Taiwan; IP-First, LLC of 
Fremont, California; and Centaur Technology, Inc. of Austin, Texas 
(collectively, ``VIA'') on September 22, 2011, as amended on October 
13, 2011, and as further amended on October 31, 2011. 76 FR 70490 
(November 14, 2011). The complaint alleged violations of section 337 of 
the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the sale for importation, 
importation, or sale after importation in the United States of certain 
computing devices with associated instruction sets and software by 
reason of infringement of claims 1-4, 7-10, and 26-29 of U.S. Patent 
No. 6,253,312; claims 1, 14, and 21 of U.S. Patent No. 6,253,311; 
claims 20, 27, and 30 of U.S. Patent No. 6,754,810; claims 1-3 and 10-
14 of U.S. Patent No. 7,185,180; and claims 23, 24 and 28-30 of U.S. 
Patent No. 7,155,598. The notice of institution named as respondent 
Apple Inc., a/k/a Apple Computer, Inc. of Cupertino, California 
(``Apple'').
    On November 19, 2012, VIA and Apple filed a joint motion seeking to 
terminate the investigation based upon a settlement agreement. On 
November 29, 2012, the Commission investigative attorney filed a 
response in support of the motion. On November 30, 2012, the 
administrative law judge granted the motion, finding that termination 
of the investigation based on a settlement between VIA and Apple does 
not impose any undue burdens on the public health and welfare, 
competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of 
like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United 
States consumers. No petitions for review were filed.
    Having considered the record in the investigation, the Commission 
has determined not to review the subject ID and to terminate the 
investigation.
    This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and Part 210 of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210).

    By order of the Commission.
    Issued: January 2, 2013.
William R. Bishop,
Supervisory Hearing and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-00070 Filed 1-7-13; 8:45 am]
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