Certain Air Mattress Bed Systems and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation, 32344-32345 [2016-12074]

Download as PDF 32344 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 99 / Monday, May 23, 2016 / Notices 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. ADDRESSES: sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 May 17, 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 hybrid electric vehicles and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 32, and 41 of the ’347 patent; claims 33–44, 46, 50, 52–55, 91, 92, 94, 95, 97, 110, 112, 226, 227, 229–231, 239–241, 252, 253, 255– 259, 265–267, 278, 279, 281–283, 285, 289–291 of the ’634 patent; and claims 21, 27, 30, 33, and 37 of the ’097 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 complainants are: Paice LLC, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 2310, Baltimore, MD 21202 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 May 20, 2016 Jkt 238001 Abell Foundation, Inc., 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 2300, Baltimore, MD 21202 Issued: May 18, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. (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: [FR Doc. 2016–12073 Filed 5–20–16; 8:45 am] Volkswagen AG, Brieffach 1849, D– 38436 Wolfsburg, Germany Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., 2200 Ferdinand Porsche Drive, Herndon, VA 20171 Dr. Ing. H.C. F. Porsche AG, Porscheplatz 1, D–70435, Germany Porsche Cars North America, Inc., 980 Hammond Drive, Suite 1000, Atlanta, GA 30328 Audi AG, Ettinger Stra+e, D–85045, Ingolstadt, Germany Audi of America, LLC, 2200 Ferdinand Porsche Drive, Herndon, VA 20171 (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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–999] Certain Air Mattress Bed Systems and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation 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 20, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Select Comfort Corporation of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Select Comfort SC Corporation of Greenville, South Carolina. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States and the sale within the United States after importation of certain air mattress bed systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,804,848 (‘‘the ’848 patent’’) and U.S. Patent No. 7,389,554 (‘‘the ’554 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request 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 (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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 99 / Monday, May 23, 2016 / Notices Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Docket Services, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on May 17, 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 or the sale within the United States after importation of certain air mattress bed systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1, 5, 6, 16, 19, 20, 22, 24, and 26 of the ’554 patent and claims 1, 3–6, 10, 14, and 24 of the ’848 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 complainants are: Select Comfort Corporation, 9800 59th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55442 Select Comfort SC Corporation, 103 Shaw Street, Greenville, SC 29609 (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: American National Manufacturing Inc., 252 Mariah Circle, Corona, CA 92879 Elements of Rest Inc., 1000 Marietta Street, Suite 106, Atlanta, GA 30318 Responsive Surface Technology LLC, 1000 Marietta Street, Suite 106, Atlanta, GA 30318 Dires LLC d/b/a Personal Comfort Bed, 3411 Lake Breeze Drive, Building 601, Suite E/F, Orlando, FL 32808 (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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 May 20, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: May 18, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–12074 Filed 5–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–298 (Fourth Review)] Porcelain-On-Steel Cooking Ware From China; Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on porcelain-on-steel cooking ware from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective May 6, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keysha Martinez (202–205–2136), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32345 Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter 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 (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this review may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On May 6, 2016, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (81 FR 5133, February 1, 2016) of the subject five-year review was adequate and that the respondent interested party group response was inadequate. The Commission did not find any other circumstances that would warrant conducting a full review.1 Accordingly, the Commission determined that it would conduct an expedited review pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)). For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). Staff report.—A staff report containing information concerning the subject matter of the review will be placed in the nonpublic record on June 2, 2016, and made available to persons on the Administrative Protective Order service list for this review. A public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.62(d)(4) of the Commission’s rules. Written submissions.—As provided in section 207.62(d) of the Commission’s rules, interested parties that are parties to the review and that have provided individually adequate responses to the notice of institution,2 and any party other than an interested party to the review may file written comments with the Secretary on what determination the 1 A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s Web site. 2 The Commission has found the response submitted by Columbian Home Products, LLC to be individually adequate. Comments from other interested parties will not be accepted (see 19 CFR 207.62(d)(2)). E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 99 (Monday, May 23, 2016)]
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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-999]


Certain Air Mattress Bed Systems and Components Thereof; 
Institution of Investigation

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 20, 2016, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Select Comfort Corporation of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Select Comfort 
SC Corporation of Greenville, South Carolina. The complaint alleges 
violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United 
States and the sale within the United States after importation of 
certain air mattress bed systems and components thereof by reason of 
infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,804,848 (``the '848 
patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 7,389,554 (``the '554 patent''). The 
complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists 
as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337.
    The complainants request 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 (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

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Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Docket Services, 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 (2015).

    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on May 17, 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 or the sale within the United States 
after importation of certain air mattress bed systems and components 
thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1, 5, 6, 16, 
19, 20, 22, 24, and 26 of the '554 patent and claims 1, 3-6, 10, 14, 
and 24 of the '848 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 complainants are:

Select Comfort Corporation, 9800 59th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 
55442
Select Comfort SC Corporation, 103 Shaw Street, Greenville, SC 29609

    (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:

American National Manufacturing Inc., 252 Mariah Circle, Corona, CA 
92879
Elements of Rest Inc., 1000 Marietta Street, Suite 106, Atlanta, GA 
30318
Responsive Surface Technology LLC, 1000 Marietta Street, Suite 106, 
Atlanta, GA 30318
Dires LLC d/b/a Personal Comfort Bed, 3411 Lake Breeze Drive, Building 
601, Suite E/F, Orlando, FL 32808

    (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: May 18, 2016.

Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-12074 Filed 5-20-16; 8:45 am]
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