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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 41 / Friday, March 1, 2013 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–839] Certain Consumer Electronics, Including Mobile Phones and Tablets; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the HTC Respondents From the Investigation; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (‘‘the Commission’’) has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 35) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) in the abovecaptioned investigation terminating the last respondents. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Liberman, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3115. 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: This investigation was instituted on April 24, 2012, based on a complaint filed by Pragmatus AV, LLC of Alexandria, Virginia alleging a violation of section 337 in the importation, sale for importation, or sale within the United States after importation of certain consumer electronics, including mobile phones and tablets, by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,854,893; 6,237,025; 7,054,904; 7,185,054; and 7,206,809. 77 FR 24514 (Apr. 24, 2012). The Commission named ASUSTeK Computer, Inc. of Taipei City, Taiwan, ASUS Computer International, Inc. of mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 Feb 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 Fremont, California; HTC Corporation of Taoyuan, Taiwan, HTC America, Inc. of Bellevue, Washington (collectively, ‘‘HTC’’); LG Electronics, Inc. of Seoul, Republic of Korea, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. of San Diego, California; Pantech Co., Ltd. of Seoul, Republic of Korea, Pantech Wireless, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia; Research In Motion Ltd. of Ontario, Canada and Research In Motion Corp. of Irving, Texas; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd of Seoul, Republic of Korea, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, and Samsung Telecommunications America, L.L.C. of Richardson, Texas as respondents. Id. The Commission’s Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) is also a party in this investigation. Id. Subsequently, all respondents other than HTC were terminated from the investigation based on settlement agreements. On January 22, 2013, complainant and the HTC respondents filed a joint motion to terminate HTC from the investigation based on a settlement. The OUII supported the motion. On February 4, 2013, the ALJ issued an ID (Order No. 35) granting the motion. The ALJ found that termination of the investigation based on settlement was in the public interest. No party petitioned for review of the ID, and the Commission has determined not to review it. The investigation has been terminated. 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 sections 210.21 and 210.42(h) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.21, 210.42(h). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 22, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–04761 Filed 2–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P [Investigation No. 337–TA–871] Certain Wireless Communications Base Stations and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337 U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 24, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Adaptix, Inc. of Carrolton, Texas. 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 base stations and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,870,808 (‘‘the ’808 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. SUMMARY: 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. ADDRESSES: 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). INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION AGENCY: 13895 Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on February 22, 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 E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-839]


Certain Consumer Electronics, Including Mobile Phones and 
Tablets; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial 
Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the HTC Respondents 
From the Investigation; Termination of the 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 (``the Commission'') has determined not to review an initial 
determination (``ID'') (Order No. 35) issued by the presiding 
administrative law judge (``ALJ'') in the above-captioned investigation 
terminating the last respondents.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Liberman, Esq., Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-3115. 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: This investigation was instituted on April 
24, 2012, based on a complaint filed by Pragmatus AV, LLC of 
Alexandria, Virginia alleging a violation of section 337 in the 
importation, sale for importation, or sale within the United States 
after importation of certain consumer electronics, including mobile 
phones and tablets, by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. 
Patent Nos. 5,854,893; 6,237,025; 7,054,904; 7,185,054; and 7,206,809. 
77 FR 24514 (Apr. 24, 2012). The Commission named ASUSTeK Computer, 
Inc. of Taipei City, Taiwan, ASUS Computer International, Inc. of 
Fremont, California; HTC Corporation of Taoyuan, Taiwan, HTC America, 
Inc. of Bellevue, Washington (collectively, ``HTC''); LG Electronics, 
Inc. of Seoul, Republic of Korea, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. of 
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. of 
San Diego, California; Pantech Co., Ltd. of Seoul, Republic of Korea, 
Pantech Wireless, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia; Research In Motion Ltd. of 
Ontario, Canada and Research In Motion Corp. of Irving, Texas; Samsung 
Electronics Co., Ltd of Seoul, Republic of Korea, Samsung Electronics 
America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, and Samsung 
Telecommunications America, L.L.C. of Richardson, Texas as respondents. 
Id. The Commission's Office of Unfair Import Investigations (``OUII'') 
is also a party in this investigation. Id. Subsequently, all 
respondents other than HTC were terminated from the investigation based 
on settlement agreements.
    On January 22, 2013, complainant and the HTC respondents filed a 
joint motion to terminate HTC from the investigation based on a 
settlement. The OUII supported the motion.
    On February 4, 2013, the ALJ issued an ID (Order No. 35) granting 
the motion. The ALJ found that termination of the investigation based 
on settlement was in the public interest. No party petitioned for 
review of the ID, and the Commission has determined not to review it. 
The investigation has been terminated.
    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 sections 210.21 and 210.42(h) of the Commission's Rules of Practice 
and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.21, 210.42(h).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 22, 2013.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
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