Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and Parental Control Technology; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest, 37570-37571 [2013-14813]

Download as PDF 37570 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 120 / Friday, June 21, 2013 / Notices enumerated in section 337(d)(1) and (f)(1) (19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1), (f)(1)) do not preclude issuance of the general exclusion order or the cease and desist orders. Finally, the Commission determined that there shall be a bond in the amount of zero percent of entered value to permit temporary importation during the period of Presidential review (19 U.S.C. 1337(j)). The Commission’s orders and opinion were delivered to the President and to the United States Trade Representative on the day of their issuance. The Commission has terminated this investigation. 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 210.50 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.50). Issued: June 17, 2013. By order of the Commission. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–14811 Filed 6–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–845] Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and Parental Control Technology; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) has issued a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding in the above-captioned investigation. The ALJ found no violation in this investigation, however, in the event that the Commission reverses the ALJ’s finding of no violation, the ALJ recommends that a limited exclusion order should be directed to Roku, Inc., with respect to U.S. Patent No. 6,898,762. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, specifically the limited exclusion order. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Needham, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:32 Jun 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–5468. 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: 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 June 13, 2013. Comments should address whether issuance of a LEO 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; PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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 LEO would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business on July 15, 2013. 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. 845’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/ 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). Issued: June 18, 2013. E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 120 / Friday, June 21, 2013 / Notices By order of the Commission. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. 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 the Secretary, Docket Services Division, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. [FR Doc. 2013–14813 Filed 6–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–883] Certain Opaque Polymers; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to United States Code U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 20, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Rohm and Haas Company and Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC, both of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and The Dow Chemical Company of Midland, Michigan. 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 opaque polymers by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,020,435 (‘‘the ’435 patent’’), U.S. Patent No. 6,252,004 (‘‘the ’004 patent’’), U.S. Patent No. 7,435,783 (‘‘the ’783 patent’’), and U.S. Patent No. 7,803,878 (‘‘the ’878 patent’’). The 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 a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. 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 TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:32 Jun 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 (2013). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on June 17, 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 opaque polymers that infringe one or more of claims 1– 5 of the ’435 patent, claims 1 and 3–7 of the ’004 patent, claims 1–8, 10–12, and 14 of the ’783 patent, and claims 1– 3 of the ’878 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purposes 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: Rohm and Haas Company, 100 Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC, 100 Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106. The Dow Chemical Company, 2030 Dow Center, Midland, MI 48674. (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: Organik Kimya San. ve Tic. A.S, ¸ Mimarsinan Mah. Cendere Yolu No: ¨ 146, Kemerburgaz 34075 Eyup, Istanbul, Turkey. Organik Kimya Netherlands B.V., Chemieweg 7, 3197 KC, Rotterdam— Botlek, Netherlands. Organik Kimya US, Inc., 200 Wheeler Road, 2nd Floor, Burlington, MA 01803. Turk International LLC, 7960 B Soquel Drive # 411, Aptos, CA 95003. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37571 Aalborz Chemical LLC, d/b/a All Chem, 2240 29th Street SE., Grand Rapids, MI 49508. (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations will not participate as a party in this investigation. 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 CFR 201.16(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 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: June 18, 2013. By order of the Commission. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–14877 Filed 6–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on May 30, 2013, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), IMS Global Learning Consortium, Inc. (‘‘IMS Global’’) has E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-845]


Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and 
Parental Control Technology; 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 (``ALJ'') has issued a Recommended Determination on Remedy and 
Bonding in the above-captioned investigation. The ALJ found no 
violation in this investigation, however, in the event that the 
Commission reverses the ALJ's finding of no violation, the ALJ 
recommends that a limited exclusion order should be directed to Roku, 
Inc., with respect to U.S. Patent No. 6,898,762. The Commission is 
soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended 
relief, specifically the limited exclusion order. This notice is 
soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are 
to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Needham, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-5468. 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 June 13, 2013. 
Comments should address whether issuance of a LEO 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 LEO would impact consumers in the United 
States.
    Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of 
business on July 15, 2013.
    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. 845'') in a prominent place on the 
cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing 
Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/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).

     Issued: June 18, 2013.


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    By order of the Commission.
William R. Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
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