Truck and Bus Tires From China; Determinations, 14888-14889 [2016-06122]

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[FR Doc. 2016–06132 Filed 3–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–556 and 731– TA–1311 (Preliminary)] Truck and Bus Tires 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 or threatened with material injury by reason of imports of truck and bus tires from China, provided for in statistical reporting numbers 4011.20.1015 and 4011.20.5020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), that are allegedly subsidized by the government of China.2 3 4 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 Vice Chairman Dean A. Pinkert, and Commissioners Irving A. Williamson, and Rhonda E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 53 / Friday, March 18, 2016 / Notices 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 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES On January 29, 2016, the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, Pittsburgh, PA filed a petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of truck and bus tires from China. Accordingly, effective January 29, 2016, the Commission, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–556 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1311 (Preliminary). K. Schmidtlein determine that there is a reasonable indication that the domestic industry is materially injured by reason of subject imports. 3 Commissioner David S. Johanson determines that there is a reasonable indication that the domestic industry is threatened with material injury by reason of subject imports. 4 Chairman Meredith M. Broadbent and Commissioner F. Scott Kieff determine that there is no reasonable indication that a domestic industry is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of subject imports. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:50 Mar 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 February 4, 2016 (81 FR 6042). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 19, 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 Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on March 14, 2016. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4601 (March 2016), entitled Truck and Bus Tires from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–556 and 731–TA–1311 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: March 15, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–06122 Filed 3–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–990] Certain Mobile Electronic Devices Incorporating Haptics (Including Smartphones and Smartwatches) and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation 14889 U.S. Patent No. 8,619,051 (‘‘the ’051 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 8,659,571 (‘‘the ’571 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, as supplemented, 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. AGENCY: 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). Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 11, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Immersion Corporation of San Jose, California. A supplement to the complaint was filed on February 24, 2016. The 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 mobile electronic devices incorporating haptics (including smartphones and smartwatches) and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,773,356 (‘‘the ’356 patent’’); Scope of investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on March 14, 2016, 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 mobile electronic devices incorporating haptics (including smartphones and smartwatches) and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–3, 5, 7, 9–13, 15, 17, 19–23, 25, and 26 of the ’356 patent; claims 1–3 and 5– 15 of the ’051 patent; and claims 1–7, 12–18, and 23–29 of the ’571 patent, and whether an industry in the United U.S. International Trade Commission. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 53 (Friday, March 18, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14888-14889]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06122]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-556 and 731-TA-1311 (Preliminary)]


Truck and Bus Tires 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 or threatened with material injury 
by reason of imports of truck and bus tires from China, provided for in 
statistical reporting numbers 4011.20.1015 and 4011.20.5020 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be 
sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), that are 
allegedly subsidized by the government of China.2 3 4
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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)).
    \2\ Vice Chairman Dean A. Pinkert, and Commissioners Irving A. 
Williamson, and Rhonda K. Schmidtlein determine that there is a 
reasonable indication that the domestic industry is materially 
injured by reason of subject imports.
    \3\ Commissioner David S. Johanson determines that there is a 
reasonable indication that the domestic industry is threatened with 
material injury by reason of subject imports.
    \4\ Chairman Meredith M. Broadbent and Commissioner F. Scott 
Kieff determine that there is no reasonable indication that a 
domestic industry is materially injured or threatened with material 
injury by reason of subject imports.

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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 29, 2016, the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, 
Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers 
International Union, Pittsburgh, PA filed a petition with the 
Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States 
is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of 
LTFV and subsidized imports of truck and bus tires from China. 
Accordingly, effective January 29, 2016, the Commission, pursuant to 
sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 
1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), instituted countervailing duty investigation 
No. 701-TA-556 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1311 
(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 February 4, 2016 (81 FR 6042). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 19, 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 Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 
1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these 
investigations on March 14, 2016. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 4601 (March 2016), entitled Truck and 
Bus Tires from China: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-556 and 731-TA-1311 
(Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 15, 2016.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-06122 Filed 3-17-16; 8:45 am]
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