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Download as PDF 6886 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 26 / Tuesday, February 9, 2016 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–980] Certain Rack Mountable Power Distribution Units; Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation in Its Entirety Based on a Settlement Agreement; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 1) terminating the investigation in its entirety based on a settlement agreement. 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. 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 (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: The Commission instituted this investigation on January 12, 2016, based on a complaint filed by Server Technology, Inc. (‘‘STI’’), of Reno, Nevada. 81 FR 1441–42. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 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 rack mountable power distribution units through the infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,162,521; 7,400,493; 7,414,329; 7,447,002; 7,567,430; 7,706,134; 8,541,907; 8,601,291; and 8,694,272. Id. at 1441. The Commission’s notice of investigation mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Feb 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 named as respondents Raritan Americas, Inc., of Somerset, New Jersey; Legrand North America, of West Hartford, Connecticut; and Legrand SA of Limoges Cedex, France (collectively, ‘‘Respondents’’). Id. at 1442. The Office of Unfair Import Investigation was not named as a party to the investigation. Id. On January 8, 2016, STI filed an unopposed motion to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement. No party responded to the motion. On January 12, 2016, the ALJ issued the subject ID, granting the motion. The ALJ found that STI attached the settlement agreement, and stated that there were no other agreements between STI and Respondents concerning the subject matter of the investigation. The ALJ also found that there is no indication that terminating the investigation based on settlement would harm the public interest. No party petitioned for review of the subject ID. The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. 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 Part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 3, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–02416 Filed 2–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–936] Certain Footwear Products: Commission Determination To Reviewin-Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; and To Request Written Submissions Regarding the Issues Under Review and Remedy, Bonding, and the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to reviewin-part a final initial determination (‘‘ID’’) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) finding a violation of section 337 in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is also requesting written submissions SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 regarding the issues under review and remedy, bonding, and the public interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint Gerdine, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2310. 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: The Commission instituted this investigation on November 17, 2014, based on a complaint filed on behalf of Converse Inc. of North Andover, Massachusetts. 79 FR 68482–83. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, by reason of infringement of certain U.S. Trademark Registration Nos.: 4,398,753 (‘‘the ’753 trademark’’); 3,258,103 (‘‘the ’103 trademark’’); and 1,588,960 (‘‘the ’960 trademark’’). The complaint further alleges violations of section 337 based upon unfair competition/false designation of origin, common law trademark infringement and unfair competition, and trademark dilution, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States. The Commission’s notice of investigation named numerous respondents including Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. of Bentonville, Arkansas; Skechers U.S.A., Inc. of Manhattan Beach, California; and Highline United LLC d/b/a Ash Footwear USA of New York City, New York. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) is also a party to the investigation. Id. New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. (‘‘New Balance’’) of Boston, Massachusetts was subsequently added as a respondentintervenor. See Order No. 36 (unreviewed, Comm’n Notice Feb. 19, 2015). Only these four respondents remain active in the investigation. All other respondents, as detailed below, have been found in default or have been E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-980]


Certain Rack Mountable Power Distribution Units; Commission 
Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the 
Investigation in Its Entirety Based on a Settlement Agreement; 
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 has determined not to review the presiding administrative 
law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 1) 
terminating the investigation in its entirety based on a settlement 
agreement.

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. 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 (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: The Commission instituted this investigation 
on January 12, 2016, based on a complaint filed by Server Technology, 
Inc. (``STI''), of Reno, Nevada. 81 FR 1441-42. The complaint alleges 
violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 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 rack mountable power distribution units through the 
infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,162,521; 
7,400,493; 7,414,329; 7,447,002; 7,567,430; 7,706,134; 8,541,907; 
8,601,291; and 8,694,272. Id. at 1441. The Commission's notice of 
investigation named as respondents Raritan Americas, Inc., of Somerset, 
New Jersey; Legrand North America, of West Hartford, Connecticut; and 
Legrand SA of Limoges Cedex, France (collectively, ``Respondents''). 
Id. at 1442. The Office of Unfair Import Investigation was not named as 
a party to the investigation. Id.
    On January 8, 2016, STI filed an unopposed motion to terminate the 
investigation based on a settlement agreement. No party responded to 
the motion.
    On January 12, 2016, the ALJ issued the subject ID, granting the 
motion. The ALJ found that STI attached the settlement agreement, and 
stated that there were no other agreements between STI and Respondents 
concerning the subject matter of the investigation. The ALJ also found 
that there is no indication that terminating the investigation based on 
settlement would harm the public interest. No party petitioned for 
review of the subject ID.
    The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID.
    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 Part 210 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 
part 210).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 3, 2016.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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