Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric From China; Determinations, 14128-14129 [2016-05888]

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[FR Doc. 2016–05894 Filed 3–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Mar 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric From China; Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of certain amorphous silica fabric from China, provided for in subheadings 7019.59.40 and 7019.59.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the government of China and sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’). Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Background On January 20, 2016, Auburn Manufacturing, Inc., Mechanic Falls, Maine, filed a petition with the 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 51 / Wednesday, March 16, 2016 / Notices Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of subsidized and LTFV imports of certain amorphous silica fabric from China. Accordingly, effective January 20, 2016, the Commission, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–555 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1310 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference 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 January 26, 2016 (81 FR 4335). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 10, 2016, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on March 7, 2016. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4598 (March 2016), entitled Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric from China: Investigation Nos. 701 TA–555 and 731–TA–1310 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: March 11, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–05888 Filed 3–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–935] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Certain Personal Transporters, Components Thereof, and Manuals Therefor; Issuance of a General Exclusion Order, a Limited Exclusion Order, and a Cease and Desist Order, Termination of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to issue: (1) A general exclusion order (‘‘GEO’’) barring the unlicensed entry of certain SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Mar 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 personal transporters that infringe one patent asserted in this investigation; (2) a limited exclusion order (‘‘LEO’’) prohibiting the unlicensed entry of infringing personal transporters, components thereof, and manuals therefor manufactured abroad by or on behalf of certain respondents that are covered by one or more asserted U.S. patents and copyright; and (2) a cease and desist order (‘‘CDO’’) directed against one domestic defaulting respondent. The Commission has terminated this investigation. 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: The Commission instituted this investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (‘‘section 337’’), on November 10, 2014, based on a complaint filed by Segway, Inc. of Bedford, New Hampshire (‘‘Segway’’) and DEKA Products Limited Partnership of Manchester, New Hampshire (‘‘DEKA’’) (collectively, ‘‘Complainants’’). 79 FR 66739–40 (Nov. 10, 2014). The amended complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,789,640 (‘‘the ’640 patent’’); 7,275,607 (‘‘the ’607 patent’’); and 8,830,048 (‘‘the ’048 patent’’); the claim of U.S. Design Patent No. D551,722 (‘‘the ’722 design patent’’); the claim of U.S. Design Patent No. D551,592 (‘‘the ’592 design patent’’); and U.S. Copyright Registration No. TX– 7–800–563 (‘‘the Asserted Copyright’’) by numerous respondents. Id. In particular, the notice of investigation named the following thirteen entities as respondents: Ninebot Inc., Ninebot (Tianjin) Technology Co., Ltd.; and PowerUnion (Beijing) Tech Co. Ltd. (the PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14129 ‘‘Ninebot Respondents’’); Robstep Robot Co., Ltd. (‘‘Robstep’’); Shenzhen INMOTION Technologies Co., Ltd. (‘‘INMOTION’’); Tech in the City; and Freego USA, LLC (‘‘FreeGo USA’’) (collectively, ‘‘Terminated Respondents’’); UPTECH Robotics Technology Co., Ltd. (‘‘UPTECH’’), Beijing Universal Pioneering Technology Co., Ltd. (‘‘U.P. Technology’’), Beijing Universal Pioneering Robotics Co., Ltd. (‘‘U.P. Robotics’’), FreeGo High-Tech Corporation Limited (‘‘FreeGo China’’), and EcoBoomer Co. Ltd. (‘‘EcoBoomer’’) (collectively, ‘‘Defaulting Respondents’’); and Roboscooters.com (‘‘Roboscooters’’). The Commission’s Office of Unfair Import Investigations was also named as a party. In the course of the investigation, the ALJ issued the following IDs with respect to the Terminated Respondents: ALJ Order Nos. 13 (Feb. 19, 2015) (not reviewed Mar. 18, 2015) (terminating respondent FreeGo USA by consent order); 19 (May 4, 2015) (not reviewed May 20, 2015) (terminating respondent Robstep by settlement); 23 (Jun. 19, 2015) (not reviewed Jul. 15, 2015) (terminating respondent INMOTION by settlement); 24 (Jul. 8, 2015) (not reviewed Jul. 28, 2015) (terminating respondent Tech in the City by consent order); and 27 (Aug. 20, 2015) (not reviewed Sept. 18, 2015) (terminating the Ninebot Respondents by settlement). The ALJ also issued an ID finding all of the Defaulting Respondents in default. See ALJ Order No. 20 (May 7, 2015) (not reviewed May 27, 2015). The sole remaining respondent Roboscooters participated in a preliminary teleconference on December 15, 2014, filed an answer to the complaint and notice of investigation (Dec. 31, 2014), partially responded to one set of Requests for Document Production, and produced a corporate witness for deposition on May 6, 2015, but did not otherwise participate in the investigation. On July 8, 2015, Complainants filed a motion for summary determination of violation of Section 337 by Defaulting Respondents (i.e., U.P. Robotics, U.P. Technology, UPTECH, FreeGo China, and EcoBoomer), and respondent Roboscooters. The IA filed a response in support of the motion on July 23, 2015. No respondent filed a response to the motion. On August 21, 2015, the ALJ issued an ID (order No. 28) granting Complainants’ motion. No party petitioned for review of the ID. On October 7, 2015, the Commission issued a Notice (‘‘Commission Notice’’). The Commission determined to affirm E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 51 (Wednesday, March 16, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14128-14129]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-05888]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-555 and 731-TA-1310 (Preliminary)]


Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric From China; Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the 
United States is materially injured by reason of imports of certain 
amorphous silica fabric from China, provided for in subheadings 
7019.59.40 and 7019.59.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the government of 
China and sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV'').
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of 
its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of 
scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided 
in section 207.21 of the Commission's rules, upon notice from the 
Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') of affirmative preliminary 
determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of 
the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon 
notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations 
under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries 
of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not 
enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 
Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold 
at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the 
right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing 
duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list 
containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their 
representatives, who are parties to the investigations.

Background

    On January 20, 2016, Auburn Manufacturing, Inc., Mechanic Falls, 
Maine, filed a petition with the

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Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States 
is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of 
subsidized and LTFV imports of certain amorphous silica fabric from 
China. Accordingly, effective January 20, 2016, the Commission, 
pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) 
and 1673b(a)), instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-
555 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1310 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference 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 January 26, 2016 (81 FR 4335). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 10, 2016, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 
703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It 
completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on March 
7, 2016. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 
4598 (March 2016), entitled Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric from China: 
Investigation Nos. 701 TA-555 and 731-TA-1310 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 11, 2016.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-05888 Filed 3-15-16; 8:45 am]
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