Certain Optical Disc Drives, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337, 64009-64010 [2013-25114]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and F (19 CFR part 207). Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: October 22, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–25129 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–491–493, 495, and 497 (Final)] Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Vietnam emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) (the Act), that an industry in the United States is not materially injured or threatened with material injury, and the establishment of an industry in the United States is not materially retarded by reason of imports from China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Vietnam of frozen warmwater shrimp, provided for in subheadings 0306.17.00, 1605.21.10, and 1605.29.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) to be subsidized by the Governments of China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Vietnam.2 Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective December 28, 2012, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by the Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries, Biloxi, MS. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of frozen warmwater shrimp from countries under investigation were being subsidized within the meaning of 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Chairman Irving A. Williamson and Commissioner Shara L. Aranoff dissenting. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)).3 Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations and of a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of June 13, 2013 (78 FR 35643). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on August 13, 2013, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on October 21, 2013.4 The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4429 (October 2013), entitled Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Vietnam: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–491–493, 495, and 497 (Final). Dated: October 21, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–25112 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–897] Certain Optical Disc Drives, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337 U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. SUMMARY: 3 In its preliminary determinations, Commerce found that imports of frozen warmwater shrimp from Ecuador and Indonesia were not being and not likely to be subsidized by the Governments of Ecuador or Indonesia (78 FR 33342–33351, June 4, 2013). However, in its final determinations, Commerce found imports of frozen warmwater shrimp from Ecuador were being subsidized, but that imports of frozen warmwater shrimp from Thailand in addition to those from Indonesia were not being and not likely to be subsidized by the Governments of Indonesia and Thailand. Following final negative determinations by Commerce with respect to frozen warmwater shrimp from Indonesia and Thailand (78 FR 50379–50394, August 19, 2013), the Commission terminated investigation Nos. 701–TA–494 and 496 (78 FR 54912, September 6, 2013). 4 Due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission operations, all import injury investigations conducted under authority of Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 have been tolled by 16 days. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64009 International Trade Commission on September 3, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Optical Devices, LLC of Peterborough, New Hampshire. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on September 20, 2013. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and/or the sale within the United States after importation of certain optical disc drives, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,904,007 (‘‘the ‘007 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,196,979 (‘‘the ‘979 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,416,651 (‘‘the ‘651 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. RE40,927 (‘‘the ‘927 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. RE42,913 (‘‘the ‘913 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. RE43,681 (‘‘the ‘681 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 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 no. (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 the Secretary, Docket Services Division, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. 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. E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 64010 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices International Trade Commission, on October 21, 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 optical disc drives, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 9–11, 13, 15, and 16 of the ‘007 patent; claims 13 and 14 of the ‘979 patent; claims 1–4, 9–12, 17, 21, 25, 29–31, 35, and 36 of the ‘651 patent; claims 37–39 of the ‘927 patent; claims 51–53 of the ‘913 patent; and claims 54–59 and 65– 69 of the ‘681 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) 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 complainant: Optical Devices, LLC, 20 Depot Street, Suite 2A, Peterborough, NH 03458. (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: Lenovo Group Ltd., 23rd Floor, Lincoln House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong. Lenovo (United States) Inc., 1009 Think Place, Morrisville, NC 27560. LG Electronics, Inc., LG Twin Towers 20, Yoido-dong, Youngdungpo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea 150–721. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., 1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. Nintendo Co., Ltd., 11–1 Hokotate-cho, Kamitoba, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601– 8501, Japan. Nintendo of America, Inc., 4600 150th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052– 5113. Panasonic Corp., 1006, Oaza Kadoma, Kadoma-shi, Osaka 571–8501, Japan. Panasonic Corporation of North America, One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., 1320–10, Seocho 2-Dong, Seocho-Gu, Seoul 137–857, Republic of Korea. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 85 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660. Toshiba Corporation, 1–1, Shibaura 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105– 8001, Japan. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., 9740 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92618. MediaTek, Inc., No. 1, Dusing Road 1, Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu City 30078, Taiwan. MediaTek USA Inc., 2860 Junction Avenue, San Jose, CA 95134. (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. By order of the Commission. Issued: October 21, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–25114 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof, DN 2987; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at EDIS 1, 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 at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at USITC 2. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at EDIS 3. 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 has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to section 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Trico Products Corporation on October 21, 2013. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (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 windshield wipers and components thereof. The complaint names as respondents Federal-Mogul Corporation of Southfield, MI and Federal Mogul S.A. of Belgium. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders. Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the SUMMARY: 1 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): http://edis.usitc.gov. 2 United States International Trade Commission (USITC): http://edis.usitc.gov. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): http://edis.usitc.gov. E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 207 (Friday, October 25, 2013)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-897]


Certain Optical Disc Drives, Components Thereof, and Products 
Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 
1337

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the 
U.S. International Trade Commission on September 3, 2013, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Optical Devices, LLC of Peterborough, New Hampshire. A letter 
supplementing the complaint was filed on September 20, 2013. The 
complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation 
into the United States, the sale for importation, and/or the sale 
within the United States after importation of certain optical disc 
drives, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason 
of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,904,007 (``the `007 patent''); 
U.S. Patent No. 7,196,979 (``the `979 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 
8,416,651 (``the `651 patent''); U.S. Patent No. RE40,927 (``the `927 
patent''); U.S. Patent No. RE42,913 (``the `913 patent''); and U.S. 
Patent No. RE43,681 (``the `681 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 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 no. (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 the Secretary, Docket 
Services Division, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 
205-1802.

    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.

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International Trade Commission, on October 21, 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 optical disc 
drives, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason 
of infringement of one or more of claims 9-11, 13, 15, and 16 of the 
`007 patent; claims 13 and 14 of the `979 patent; claims 1-4, 9-12, 17, 
21, 25, 29-31, 35, and 36 of the `651 patent; claims 37-39 of the `927 
patent; claims 51-53 of the `913 patent; and claims 54-59 and 65-69 of 
the `681 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as 
required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337;
    (2) 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 complainant: Optical Devices, LLC, 20 Depot Street, Suite 
2A, Peterborough, NH 03458.
    (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:

Lenovo Group Ltd., 23rd Floor, Lincoln House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's 
Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong.
Lenovo (United States) Inc., 1009 Think Place, Morrisville, NC 27560.
LG Electronics, Inc., LG Twin Towers 20, Yoido-dong, Youngdungpo-gu, 
Seoul, Republic of Korea 150-721.
LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., 1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 
07632.
Nintendo Co., Ltd., 11-1 Hokotate-cho, Kamitoba, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-
8501, Japan.
Nintendo of America, Inc., 4600 150th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052-
5113.
Panasonic Corp., 1006, Oaza Kadoma, Kadoma-shi, Osaka 571-8501, Japan.
Panasonic Corporation of North America, One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 
07094.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., 1320-10, Seocho 2-Dong, Seocho-Gu, Seoul 
137-857, Republic of Korea.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 85 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, 
NJ 07660.
Toshiba Corporation, 1-1, Shibaura 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8001, 
Japan.
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., 9740 Irvine Boulevard, 
Irvine, CA 92618.
MediaTek, Inc., No. 1, Dusing Road 1, Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu 
City 30078, Taiwan.
MediaTek USA Inc., 2860 Junction Avenue, San Jose, CA 95134.

    (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.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: October 21, 2013.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-25114 Filed 10-24-13; 8:45 am]
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