Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones, Tablet Computers, and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation, 8626-8627 [2017-01854]

Download as PDF 8626 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 17 / Friday, January 27, 2017 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–17–003] Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: February 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes 3. Ratification List 4. Vote in Inv. Nos. 701–TA–554 and 731–TA–1309 (Final) (Biaxial Integral Geogrid Products from China). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determinations and views of the Commission by February 24, 2017. 5. Outstanding action jackets: None. In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: By order of the Commission. Issued: January 24, 2017. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–01969 Filed 1–25–17; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1038] Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones, Tablet Computers, 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 December 22, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Nokia Technologies Oy of Espoo, Finland. Supplements to the complaint were filed on January 3 and 4, 2017. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:58 Jan 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 and the sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic devices, including mobile phones, tablet computers, and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,415,247 (‘‘the ’247 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,270,301 (‘‘the ’301 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,393,260 (‘‘the ’260 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,036,619 (‘‘the ’619 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,826,391 (‘‘the ’391 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,480,700 (‘‘the ’700 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,473,602 (‘‘the ’602 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 7,653,366 (‘‘the ’366 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 a cease and desist order. 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 https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://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 (2016). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on January 23, 2017, 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, PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 or the sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic devices, including mobile phones, tablet computers, and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 18, 19, 21, and 23 of the ’247 patent; claims 1–11, 13–41, and 43–122 of the ’301 patent; claims 6, 8, 10, and 11 of the ’260 patent; claims 1, 3–7, 9– 12, 18–21, 23, 24, 31, 37, 38, 46–51, 53, 54, 58–61, 68–74, 76–80, 82, and 83 of the ’619 patent; claims 1–14, 16–21, 23, and 24 of the ’391 patent; claims 1–6, 10, and 16 of the ’700 patent; claims 1, 6–15, 17, 18, 22, and 27–36 of the ’602 patent; and claims 1, 2, 4–7, 11–14, 17– 21, and 23 of the ’366 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) Pursuant to Commission Rule 210.50(b)(1), 19 CFR 210.50(b)(1), the presiding administrative law judge shall take evidence or other information and hear arguments from the parties and other interested persons with respect to the public interest in this investigation, as appropriate, and provide the Commission with findings of fact and a recommended determination on this issue, which shall be limited to the statutory public interest factors set forth in 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1), (f)(1), (g)(1); (3) 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: Nokia Technologies Oy, Karaportti 3, FIN– 02610, Espoo, Finland. (b) The respondent is the following entity alleged to be in violation of section 337, and is the party upon which the complaint is to be served: Apple Inc., a/k/a Apple Computer, Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014. (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Notwithstanding any Commission Rules to the contrary, which are hereby waived, the presiding Administrative Law Judge may, by order, sever part of this investigation so as to create two or more smaller investigations. If the presiding Administrative Law Judge severs part of the investigation, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, in his discretion, may reassign the original and/or the severed investigations to different presiding Administrative Law Judges. If the investigation is severed, E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 17 / Friday, January 27, 2017 / Notices the presiding Administrative Law Judge may set a target date of up to 18 months for the original and the severed investigations by order. The public interest delegation in paragraph (2) above shall apply to the original and any severed investigations. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations shall inform the Chief Administrative Law Judge and the Office of Docket Services of the new investigation number for any severed investigation. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondent 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 the 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: January 24, 2017. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–01854 Filed 1–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Graphics Systems, Components Thereof, and Consumer SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:58 Jan 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 Products Containing the Same, DN 3194. The Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and 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 United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://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 has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to 19 CFR 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. and ATI Technologies ULC on January 24, 2017. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (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 graphics systems, components thereof, and consumer products containing the same . The complaint names as respondents LG Electronics, Inc. of South Korea; LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, NJ; LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. of San Diego, CA; VIZIO, Inc. of Irvine, CA; MediaTek Inc. of Taiwan; MediaTek USA Inc. of San Jose, CA; and Sigma Designs, Inc. of Fremont, CA. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order, cease and desist orders, and impose a bond upon respondents’ alleged infringing articles during the 60day Presidential review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8627 Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to § 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 3194’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/ or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1038]


Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones, Tablet 
Computers, 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 December 22, 2016, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Nokia Technologies Oy of Espoo, Finland. Supplements to the complaint 
were filed on January 3 and 4, 2017. The complaint 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 electronic devices, including mobile phones, 
tablet computers, and components thereof by reason of infringement of 
U.S. Patent No. 7,415,247 (``the '247 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 
9,270,301 (``the '301 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,393,260 (``the '260 
patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,036,619 (``the '619 patent''); U.S. Patent 
No. 6,826,391 (``the '391 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,480,700 (``the 
'700 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,473,602 (``the '602 patent''); and 
U.S. Patent No. 7,653,366 (``the '366 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 a cease and desist order.

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 https://www.usitc.gov. The 
public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's 
electronic docket (EDIS) at https://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 (2016).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on January 23, 2017, 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 electronic 
devices, including mobile phones, tablet computers, and components 
thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 18, 19, 21, 
and 23 of the '247 patent; claims 1-11, 13-41, and 43-122 of the '301 
patent; claims 6, 8, 10, and 11 of the '260 patent; claims 1, 3-7, 9-
12, 18-21, 23, 24, 31, 37, 38, 46-51, 53, 54, 58-61, 68-74, 76-80, 82, 
and 83 of the '619 patent; claims 1-14, 16-21, 23, and 24 of the '391 
patent; claims 1-6, 10, and 16 of the '700 patent; claims 1, 6-15, 17, 
18, 22, and 27-36 of the '602 patent; and claims 1, 2, 4-7, 11-14, 17-
21, and 23 of the '366 patent, and whether an industry in the United 
States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337;
    (2) Pursuant to Commission Rule 210.50(b)(1), 19 CFR 210.50(b)(1), 
the presiding administrative law judge shall take evidence or other 
information and hear arguments from the parties and other interested 
persons with respect to the public interest in this investigation, as 
appropriate, and provide the Commission with findings of fact and a 
recommended determination on this issue, which shall be limited to the 
statutory public interest factors set forth in 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1), 
(f)(1), (g)(1);
    (3) 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: Nokia Technologies Oy, Karaportti 3, FIN-
02610, Espoo, Finland.
    (b) The respondent is the following entity alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and is the party upon which the complaint is 
to be served: Apple Inc., a/k/a Apple Computer, Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, 
Cupertino, CA 95014.
    (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International 
Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; 
and
    (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative 
Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the 
presiding Administrative Law Judge.
    Notwithstanding any Commission Rules to the contrary, which are 
hereby waived, the presiding Administrative Law Judge may, by order, 
sever part of this investigation so as to create two or more smaller 
investigations. If the presiding Administrative Law Judge severs part 
of the investigation, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, in his 
discretion, may reassign the original and/or the severed investigations 
to different presiding Administrative Law Judges. If the investigation 
is severed,

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the presiding Administrative Law Judge may set a target date of up to 
18 months for the original and the severed investigations by order. The 
public interest delegation in paragraph (2) above shall apply to the 
original and any severed investigations. The Office of Unfair Import 
Investigations shall inform the Chief Administrative Law Judge and the 
Office of Docket Services of the new investigation number for any 
severed investigation.
    Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be 
submitted by the named respondent 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 the 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: January 24, 2017.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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