Certain Electric Skin Care Devices, Brushes and Chargers Therefor, and Kits Containing the Same: Notice of Institution of Investigation; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337, 36576-36577 [2015-15575]

Download as PDF 36576 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 122 / Thursday, June 25, 2015 / Notices Sedgwick County McClinton Market, (African American Resources in Wichita, Kansas MPS) 1205 E 12th., Wichita, 11000396 [FR Doc. 2015–15591 Filed 6–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–51–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–959] Certain Electric Skin Care Devices, Brushes and Chargers Therefor, and Kits Containing the Same: Notice of Institution of Investigation; 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. International Trade Commission on April 30, 2015, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, Inc. of Redmond, Washington. A supplement to the complaint was filed on May 18, 2015. An amended complaint was filed on May 20, 2015. A supplement to the amended complaint was filed on May 21, 2015. The amended complaint, as supplemented, 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 electric skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and kits containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,320,691 (‘‘the ’691 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,386,906 (‘‘the ’906 patent’’); and U.S. Design Patent No. D523,809 (‘‘the ’809 patent’’), and that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The amended complaint, as supplemented, further alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, or in the sale of certain electric skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and kits containing the same, by reason of trade dress infringement, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order and cease and desist orders. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:37 Jun 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 The amended 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 (2015). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the amended complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on June 18, 2015, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine: (a) 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 electric skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and kits containing same by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1, 4–6, 12–16, 22, 31, 33, 39–42, 44–46, 49, 51, and 52 of the ’691 patent; claims 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7–15 of the ’906; the claim of the ’809 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (b) whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(A) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, or in the sale of certain electric skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and kits containing same by reason of trade dress infringement, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 substantially injure an industry in the United States; (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 is: Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, Inc., 17275 NE 67th Court, Redmond, WA 98052. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the amended complaint is to be served: ¨ Our Family Jewels, Inc., d/b/a Epipur Skincare, 10226 S. Dransfeldt Road, Parker, CO 80134. Accord Media, LLC, d/b/a Truth in Aging, 241 West 36th Street, Apt. 16, New York, NY 10018. Xnovi Electronic Co., Ltd., Room 915, GuanLiDa Mansion, QianJin 1st Road, Zone 30 Bao’An, Shenzhen, China. Michael Todd True Organics LP, 648 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34953–1947. MTTO LLC, 648 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34953– 1947. Shanghai Anzikang Electronic Co., Ltd., 168 Ji Xin Road, Building 3, Room 401, Minhang District, Shanghai, China. Nutra-Luxe M.D., LLC, 6835 International Center Blvd. Unit 5, Fort Myers, FL 33912. Beauty Tech, Inc., 1430 S. Dixie Hwy., Ste. 321, Coral Gables, FL 33146– 3175. Anex Corporation, C–304 Seoul Hightech Venture Center, 647–26, Deungchon-dong, Gangseo-ku, Seoul, 157–030, Republic of Korea. RN Ventures Ltd., Francis House, 10 Francis Street, London SW1P 1DE, United Kingdom. Korean Beauty Co., Ltd., 10 F, Pluszone Bldg 700, DeungchonDong, Gangseo-Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea. H2Pro BeautyLife, Inc., 1043 Segovia Cir., Placentia, CA 92870–7137. Serious Skin Care, Inc., 112 N. Curry St., Carson City, NV 89703–4934. Home Skinovations Inc., 100 Leek Crescent Unit 15, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3E6, Canada. Home Skinovations Ltd., Tavor Building, Shaar Yokneam, Yokneam, 20692, Israel. Wenzhou Ai Er Electrical, Technology Co., Ltd d/b/a CNAIER, 1#, XiaSong Road, WanQuan Town, PingYang, ZheJiang, China. Coreana Comestics Co., Ltd., 204–1 Jeongchon-ri, Seonggeo-eup, Seobuk-gu, Cheonan-si, E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 122 / Thursday, June 25, 2015 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea. Flageoli Classic Limited, 7310 Smoke Ranch Road, Las Vegas, NV 89128. Jewlzie, 353 W 48th Street, #433, New York, NY 10001. Unicos USA, Inc., 610 South Palm Street, #E, LaHabra, CA 90630. Skincarebyalana, 34179 Golden Lantern Street, #101, Dana Point, CA 92629. (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) 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 amended 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 amended complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the amended 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 amended complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the amended 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 amended 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: June 19, 2015. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2015–15575 Filed 6–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:37 Jun 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—ASTM International Standards Notice is hereby given that, on May 13, 2015, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), ASTM International (‘‘ASTM’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, ASTM has provided an updated list of current, ongoing ASTM standards activities originating between February 2015 and May 2015 designated as Work Items. A complete listing of ASTM Work Items, along with a brief description of each, is available at http://www.astm.org. On September 15, 2004, ASTM filed its original notification pursuant to section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on November 10, 2004 (69 FR 65226). The last notification was filed with the Department on February 18, 2015. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on April 2, 2015 (80 FR 17784). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2015–15565 Filed 6–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—National Armaments Consortium Notice is hereby given that, on May 28, 2015, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), National Armaments Consortium (‘‘NAC’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36577 filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, AeroVironment, Inc., Huntsville, AL; Alion Science and Technology, Burr Ridge, IL; Alloy Technology Innovation (ATI, Inc.), Nicholasville, KY; Angel Armor, LLC, Fort Collins, CO; Applied Poleramic, Inc., Benicia, CA; AT&T Government Solutions, Inc., Vienna, VA; ATA Engineering, Inc, San Diego, CA; Cipher3LV, LLC, Stafford, VA; CompGeom, Inc, Tallahassee, FL; Custom Cable Solutions, Inc., Salisbury, MD; Decision Sciences, Inc., Fort Walton Beach, FL; Dev-Lock Systems, Inc., Littleton, CO; Engineering Research and Consulting, Inc., Huntsville, AL; Fantastic Data, LLC, San Francisco, CA; Flex Force Enterprises, LLC, Portland, OR; George W. Solhan, LLC, Tampa, FL; Grid Logic, Inc., Lapeer, MI; GuardBot, Inc., Stamford, CT; Hardwire, LLC, Pocomoke City, MD; Kestrel Corporation, Alburquerque, NM; Kratos Lancaster, Lancaster, PA; L–3 Unmanned Systems, Inc., Ashburn, VA; Liberty Consulting Solutions, Toms River, NJ; MAST Technology, Inc., Independence, MO; Materials Research and Design, Inc., Wayne, PA; McCormick Stevenson Corporation, Clearwater, FL; McNally Industries, LLC, Grantsburg, WI; NPC Robotics Corp., Mound, MN; NTA, Inc, Huntsville, AL; Phase IV Engineering, Inc., Boulder, CO; Power Design Services, San Jose, CA; Pratt & Miller Engineering & Fabrication, Inc., New Hudson, MI; Proof Research Advanced Composites Division, Moraine, OH; PROOF Research, Inc., Columbia Falls, MT; Propagation Research Associates, Inc., Marietta, GA; Protection Engineering Consultants, LLC, San Antonio, TX; Rocky Research, Boulder, CO; Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc., Milford, NH; Steel Founders’ Society of America, Crystal Lake, IL; Stryke Industries, Inc., Warsaw, IN; Syntek Technologies, Inc, Alexandria, VA; T.Quinn & Associates, LLC, Warren, MI; TenCate Advanced Armor Design, Inc., Goleta, CA; Tethers Unlimited, Inc., Bothell, WA; Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; Toyon Research Corporation, Goleta, CA; TrackingPoint, Inc., Pflugerville, TX; Triumph Structures—Los Angeles, Inc. (TSLA), City of Industry, CA; University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA; and Valley Tech Systems, Inc., Reno, NV have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Airtronic USA, Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL; Cyalume Technologies, Inc., E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-959]


Certain Electric Skin Care Devices, Brushes and Chargers 
Therefor, and Kits Containing the Same: Notice of Institution of 
Investigation; 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 April 30, 2015, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, Inc. of Redmond, Washington. A 
supplement to the complaint was filed on May 18, 2015. An amended 
complaint was filed on May 20, 2015. A supplement to the amended 
complaint was filed on May 21, 2015. The amended complaint, as 
supplemented, 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 electric 
skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and kits containing 
same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 
7,320,691 (``the '691 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,386,906 (``the '906 
patent''); and U.S. Design Patent No. D523,809 (``the '809 patent''), 
and that an industry in the United States exists as required by 
subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The amended complaint, as 
supplemented, further alleges violations of section 337 based upon the 
importation into the United States, or in the sale of certain electric 
skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and kits containing 
the same, by reason of trade dress infringement, the threat or effect 
of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the 
United States.
    The complainant requests that the Commission institute an 
investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion 
order and cease and desist orders.

ADDRESSES: The amended 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 (2015).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the amended complaint, 
the U.S. International Trade Commission, on June 18, 2015, ordered 
that--
    (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine:
    (a) 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 electric skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and 
kits containing same by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 
1, 4-6, 12-16, 22, 31, 33, 39-42, 44-46, 49, 51, and 52 of the '691 
patent; claims 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7-15 of the '906; the claim of the '809 
patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required 
by subsection (a)(2) of section 337;
    (b) whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(A) of section 
337 in the importation into the United States, or in the sale of 
certain electric skin care devices, brushes and chargers therefor, and 
kits containing same by reason of trade dress infringement, the threat 
or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in 
the United States;
    (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 is: Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, Inc., 
17275 NE 67th Court, Redmond, WA 98052.
    (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the amended 
complaint is to be served:
    Our Family Jewels, Inc., d/b/a Epip[uuml]r Skincare, 10226 S. 
Dransfeldt Road, Parker, CO 80134.
    Accord Media, LLC, d/b/a Truth in Aging, 241 West 36th Street, Apt. 
16, New York, NY 10018.
    Xnovi Electronic Co., Ltd., Room 915, GuanLiDa Mansion, QianJin 1st 
Road, Zone 30 Bao'An, Shenzhen, China.
    Michael Todd True Organics LP, 648 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port 
St. Lucie, FL 34953-1947.
    MTTO LLC, 648 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34953-
1947.
    Shanghai Anzikang Electronic Co., Ltd., 168 Ji Xin Road, Building 
3, Room 401, Minhang District, Shanghai, China.
    Nutra-Luxe M.D., LLC, 6835 International Center Blvd. Unit 5, Fort 
Myers, FL 33912.
    Beauty Tech, Inc., 1430 S. Dixie Hwy., Ste. 321, Coral Gables, FL 
33146-3175.
    Anex Corporation, C-304 Seoul Hightech Venture Center, 647-26, 
Deungchon-dong, Gangseo-ku, Seoul, 157-030, Republic of Korea.
    RN Ventures Ltd., Francis House, 10 Francis Street, London SW1P 
1DE, United Kingdom.
    Korean Beauty Co., Ltd., 10 F, Pluszone Bldg 700, Deungchon-Dong, 
Gangseo-Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
    H2Pro BeautyLife, Inc., 1043 Segovia Cir., Placentia, CA 92870-
7137.
    Serious Skin Care, Inc., 112 N. Curry St., Carson City, NV 89703-
4934.
    Home Skinovations Inc., 100 Leek Crescent Unit 15, Richmond Hill, 
ON L4B 3E6, Canada.
    Home Skinovations Ltd., Tavor Building, Shaar Yokneam, Yokneam, 
20692, Israel.
    Wenzhou Ai Er Electrical, Technology Co., Ltd d/b/a CNAIER, 1#, 
XiaSong Road, WanQuan Town, PingYang, ZheJiang, China.
    Coreana Comestics Co., Ltd., 204-1 Jeongchon-ri, Seonggeo-eup, 
Seobuk-gu, Cheonan-si,

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Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea.
    Flageoli Classic Limited, 7310 Smoke Ranch Road, Las Vegas, NV 
89128.
    Jewlzie, 353 W 48th Street, #433, New York, NY 10001.
    Unicos USA, Inc., 610 South Palm Street, #E, LaHabra, CA 90630.
    Skincarebyalana, 34179 Golden Lantern Street, #101, Dana Point, CA 
92629.
    (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International 
Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; 
and
    (3) 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 amended 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 amended complaint 
and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting 
responses to the amended 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 amended complaint and in this notice may be deemed to 
constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations 
of the amended 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 amended 
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: June 19, 2015.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.

[FR Doc. 2015-15575 Filed 6-24-15; 8:45 am]
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