January 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2013-01-31-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2013-01-31
Safety Zone; Woldenburg Park, Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2013-02207
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port New Orleans, under the authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, has established a temporary safety zone on the Mississippi River in the vicinity of Woldenburg Park, mile marker 94 to mile marker 96, extending out 300 feet from the East Bank of the Mississippi River during Super Bowl 2013 celebratory events. The Super Bowl is a large scale event that poses many public safety concerns due to the number of people that will attend. This safety zone has been established to protect the public from the hazards created by congested river traffic.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-02200
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Election Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-02156
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Accreditation and Approval of King Laboratories, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-02130
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulation, that King Laboratories, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of June 13, 2012.
Accreditation and Approval of Saybolt LP, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-02129
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Saybolt LP, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 12, 2012.
Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2013-02126
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulation, that AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 7, 2012.
Accreditation and Approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: 2013-02122
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 20, 2012.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-02121
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-02114
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the National Coal Resources Data System (NCRDS) competitive cooperative agreement program. This collection is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2013. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this project.
Notice of Request for a New Information Collection; Import of Undenatured Inedible Product
Document Number: 2013-02110
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intention to request a new information collection regarding the importation of undenatured inedible meat and egg products into the United States.
Agency Information Collection (Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2013-02109
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling
Document Number: 2013-02108
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), are sponsoring a public meeting on April 17, 2013. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions that will be discussed at the 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labeling (CCFL) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), which will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada from May 14-17, 2013. The Under Secretary for Food Safety and FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 41st Session of the CCFL, and to address items on the agenda.
Notice of Issuance of Prevention of Significant Deterioration Modification and Part 71 Operating Permit Renewal to NRG Backup Generation Services
Document Number: 2013-02106
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This notice announces that on November 26, 2012, EPA issued a Modification to a Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permit to NRG Backup Generation Services. NRG Backup Generation Services owns and operates four diesel-fired generators for Treasure Island Resort and Casino on land held in trust for the Prairie Island Indian Community in Red Wing, Minnesota. The modified PSD permit changes the required interval of nitrogen oxide performance testing for the four engines from every three years to every five years. In a separate action on November 26, 2012, EPA issued a title V permit to operate renewal to NRG Backup Generation Services pursuant to title V of the Clean Air Act. This permit authorizes NRG Backup Generation Services to operate the four diesel-fired generators for peak load management and backup power at the casino.
Clean Air Act Operating Permit Program; Petition for Objection to State Operating Permit for Wisconsin Public Service Corporation-JP Pulliam Plant
Document Number: 2013-02105
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This document announces that the EPA Administrator has responded to a petition asking EPA to object to a Clean Air Act (Act) operating permit issued by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Specifically, the Administrator denied the petition submitted by David Bender of McGillivray Westerberg and Bender, LLC, on behalf of the Sierra Club, to object to the operating permit for Wisconsin Public Service CorporationJP Pulliam Plant. Pursuant to section 505(b)(2) of the Act, a petitioner may seek judicial review in the United States Court of Appeals for the appropriate circuit of those portions of the petition which EPA denied. Any petition for review shall be filed within 60 days from the date this notice appears in the Federal Register, pursuant to section 307 of the Act.
Call for Nominations for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council, Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2013-02103
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Secretary of the Interior requests public nominations for persons to serve on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Oregon/ Washington John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC). Citizens who serve on this council will provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas and management options for National Landscape Conservation System sites like the Spring Basin and Badlands Wilderness Areas as well as the Lower Deschutes and John Day Wild and Scenic Rivers. The BLM will accept public nominations for 15 days after the publication of this notice.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-02102
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites public comments on its proposals to: (1) Request approval to continue the collection of information from persons who seek authorization for free use of mineral or vegetative materials; and (2) Use one form for vegetative materials, and a different form for mineral materials. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0001 to this information collection.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-02101
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to continue the collection of information regarding leases of solid minerals other than coal and oil shale. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0121.
Notice of Mailing Address Change for the Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, UT
Document Number: 2013-02099
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The mailing address for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Utah State Office, in Salt Lake City, Utah, will be changing from P.O. Box 45155-0155 to 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-1345. The proposed date will be on or about February 1, 2013. The office location address remains the same.
Notice of Availability for Exclusive, Non-Exclusive, or Partially-Exclusive Licensing of an Invention Concerning Antibodies With Simultaneous Subsite Specificities to Protein and Lipid Epitopes
Document Number: 2013-02097
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 11/525,574, entitled ``Antibodies with Simultaneous Subsite Specificities to Protein and Lipid Epitopes,'' filed on September 22, 2006. The United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Army has rights to this invention. Foreign rights may be available.
Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study
Document Number: 2013-02095
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, United States Army Corps of Engineers
The action being taken is the preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study (Delta Study). The EIS will be prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will serve as lead agency for compliance with NEPA. The Delta Study will evaluate alternatives to meet the study goals of restoring sustainable ecosystem functions and improving flood risk management in the Delta, Suisun Marsh, and adjacent areas.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Guidance for Industry, FDA Staff, and Foreign Governments: Fiscal Year 2012 Medical Device User Fee Small Business Qualification and Certification
Document Number: 2013-02093
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Medical Devices; Inspection by Accredited Persons Program
Document Number: 2013-02092
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Forest Resource Coordinating Committee
Document Number: 2013-02091
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Forest Resource Committee Meeting will meet in Arlington, Va. The committee is authorized under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-246). The purpose of the committee is to provide direction and coordination of actions within the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and coordination with State agencies and the private sector, to effectively address the national priorities for non- industrial private forest land. The purpose of the meeting is discuss operational procedures for the committee and develop a workplan of projects for the committee to complete within the year.
Information Collection: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Recreation Visitor Study-2013
Document Number: 2013-02090
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the new information collection, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Recreation Visitor Study2013.
Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act: Proposed Rules To Establish Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption and for Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-02089
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public meeting to discuss the proposed rules to establish standards for the growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of produce for human consumption (the produce safety proposed rule) and for current good manufacturing practice and hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls for human food (the preventive controls proposed rule), which are the first of several proposed rules that would establish the foundation of, and central framework for, the modern food safety system envisioned by Congress in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The purpose of the public meeting is to solicit oral stakeholder and public comments on the proposed rules and to inform the public about the rulemaking process (including how to submit comments, data, and other information to the rulemaking dockets), and to respond to questions about the proposed rules.
Considerations Regarding Food and Drug Administration Review and Regulation of Drugs for the Treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Public Hearing
Document Number: 2013-02088
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing a public hearing to obtain input on the Agency's regulation of drugs for the treatment and/or management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). FDA is holding this public hearing to allow patients, caregivers, advocates, health care providers, academia, industry, and other interested persons to give their perspectives on various aspects of the development of drugs for the treatment or management of ALS. The input from this public hearing will help inform the work of FDA offices that review applications for drugs for the treatment of ALS.
Determination That DIFFERIN (Adapalene) Solution, 0.1%, Was Not Withdrawn From Sale for Reasons of Safety or Effectiveness
Document Number: 2013-02087
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that DIFFERIN (adapalene) solution, 0.1% (NDA 20-338), was not withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness. This determination will allow FDA to approve abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for adapalene solution, 0.1%, if all other legal and regulatory requirements are met.
Determination of Regulatory Review Period for Purposes of Patent Extension; BEYAZ
Document Number: 2013-02086
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined the regulatory review period for BEYAZ and is publishing this notice of that determination as required by law. FDA has made the determination because of the submission of an application to the Director of Patents and Trademarks, Department of Commerce, for the extension of a patent which claims that human drug product.
Determination of Regulatory Review Period for Purposes of Patent Extension; XALKORI
Document Number: 2013-02085
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined the regulatory review period for XALKORI and is publishing this notice of that determination as required by law. FDA has made the determination because of the submission of an application to the Director of Patents and Trademarks, Department of Commerce, for the extension of a patent which claims that human drug product.
Accessible Medical Device Labeling in a Standard Content and Format Public Workshop; Request for Comments; Correction
Document Number: 2013-02084
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is correcting a document that appeared in the Federal Register of January 7, 2013 (78 FR 951). The document announced a public workshop entitled ``Accessible Standardized Medical Device Labeling.'' The document was published with the incorrect date for submission of presentation materials. This document corrects that error.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY
Document Number: 2013-02083
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulations that govern the Wantagh State Parkway Bridge, mile 16.1, across Goose Creek at Jones Beach, New York, and revising the regulations that govern the Captree State Parkway Bridge, mile 30.7, across the State Boat Channel at Captree Island, New York. The Wantagh State Parkway Bridge was replaced with a fixed bridge and the drawbridge operation regulations are no longer necessary. The method for contacting the bridge tender at the Captree State Parkway Bridge changed several years ago and this action will update the regulations to reflect the present contact protocol.
Changes to Standard Numbering System, Vessel Identification System, and Boating Accident Report Database
Document Number: 2013-02081
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On March 28, 2012, the Coast Guard amended its regulations related to numbering undocumented vessels and reporting boating accidents. The amendment affects three collections of information and adds to the recordkeeping and reporting requirements of vessel owners and agencies involved in issuing vessel registration and reporting boating accidents. This notice announces that the Office of Management and Budget approved changes to the collections of information with control numbers 1625-0003, 1625-0070, and 1625-0108, which will now be enforced.
Safety Zone-Chelsea River, Boston Inner Harbor, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2013-02080
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is soliciting public comment on the continued applicability of, or the need to amend an existing regulation; 33 CFR 165.120, Safety Zone: Chelsea River, Boston Inner Harbor, Boston, MA. This advance notice allows the Coast Guard to gather information from the public and waterway stakeholders that use the Chelsea River that may result in an amendment to, or the disestablishment of, the existing regulation. Any proposed amendments should reflect the recent changes to the Chelsea Street Bridge and the modification of the surrounding navigational channel. The comments and recommendations received from this advanced notice may lead to future rulemaking.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-02079
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2013-02078
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold the 112th meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC).
Airworthiness Directives; Rolls-Royce plc Turbofan Engines
Document Number: 2013-02077
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Rolls-Royce plc (RR) models RB211 Trent 768-60, 772-60, and 772B-60 turbofan engines. This proposed AD was prompted by low-pressure (LP) compressor blade partial airfoil release events. This proposed AD would require a one-time ultrasonic C-scan inspection of LP compressor blades that had accumulated more than 2,500 flight cycles since new. We are proposing this AD to prevent LP compressor blade airfoil separations, engine damage, and damage to the airplane.
Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority's 25-Year Water Transfer Program, 2014-2038, San Joaquin Valley, CA
Document Number: 2013-02076
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation and the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority have prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for a 25-Year Water Transfer Program, 2014-2038. The proposed new program would provide for the transfer and/or exchange of up to 150,000 acre-feet of substitute water from the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority to several potential users over a 25-year timeframe (water service years 2014-2038). A Notice of Availability of the joint Draft EIS/EIR was published in the Federal Register on Friday, May 4, 2012 (77 FR 26578). The written comment period on the Draft EIS/EIR ended Tuesday, July 3, 2012. The Final EIS/EIR contains responses to all comments received and reflects comments and additional information received during the review period.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02072
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02071
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2013-02069
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2013-02068
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02066
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 26, 2012, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Speculative Product Design, LLC of Mountain View, California. The 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 cases for portable electronic devices by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,204,561 (``the '561 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Wireless Communications Equipment and Articles Therein; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02065
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 21, 2012, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. Sec. 1337, on behalf of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC of Richardson, Texas. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on January 10, 2013. The 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 wireless communications equipment and articles therein by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,782,749 (``the `749 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,165,081 (``the `081 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,208,438 (``the `438 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,228,827 (``the `827 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,617,929 (``the `929 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,767,813 (``the `813 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,865,682 (``the `682 patent''). The 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 cease and desist orders.
Certain Balloon Dissection Devices and Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02063
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 21, 2012, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Covidien LP of Mansfield, Massachusetts. The 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 dissection balloons and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,312,442 (``the `442 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(3) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Mobile Handset Devices and Related Touch Keyboard Software; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02061
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 20, 2012, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Nuance Communications, Inc. of Burlington, Massachusetts. An amended complaint was filed on January 11, 2013 on behalf of Nuance Communications, Inc.; Swype, Inc.; Tegic Communications, Inc.; and ZI Corporation, all of Burlington, Massachusetts. A supplement to the amended complaint was filed on January 16, 2013. 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 mobile handset devices and related touch keyboard software by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,750,891 (``the '891 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,453,439 (``the '439 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,098,896 (``the '896 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,075,520 (``the '520 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 6,286,064 (``the '064 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 cease and desist orders.