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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– PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Pathenia M. Proctor, The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2017). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on January 2, 2018, 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 E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1 EN08JA18.001</GPH> Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 5 / Monday, January 8, 2018 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 5 / Monday, January 8, 2018 / Notices importation of certain mobile electronic devices and radio frequency and processing components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1, 7, 8, 10, 11, 17, and 18 of the ’356 patent; claim 4 of the ’336 patent; claims 1, 5–8, 12, 16–18, and 21–22 of the ’674 patent; claims 1–4, 7–9, 11, 17, 20–23, 31–33 and 36 of the ’002 patent; and claims 1–3, 10–12, 18, and 22–24 of the ’633 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 or other interested persons with respect to the public interest in his 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: Qualcomm Incorporated, 5775 Morehouse Drive, San Diego, CA 92121. (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., 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. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:29 Jan 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 3, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–00105 Filed 1–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1092] Certain Self-Anchoring Beverage Containers; 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 October 31, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Mighty Mug, Inc. of Rahway, New Jersey. An amended complaint was filed on December 1, 2017, on behalf of Alfay Designs, Inc., of Rahway, New Jersey, Mighty Mug, Inc., of Rahway, New Jersey, and Harry Zimmerman of Los Angeles, California. Supplements to the amended complaint were filed on December 4, 8, 19, and 22, 2017. The amended 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 selfanchoring beverage containers by reason of infringement of (1) certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,028,850 (‘‘the ’850 patent’’) and U.S. Patent No. 8,757,418 (‘‘the ’418 patent’’); and (2) U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,191,803 (‘‘the ’803 trademark’’). The amended complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 835 general exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: 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 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: Pathenia M. Proctor, The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2017). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the amended complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on January 2, 2018, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine: (a) 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 self-anchoring beverage containers by reason of infringement of one or more of claim 1 of the ’850 patent and claim 1 of the ’418 patent; and whether an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (b) whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(C) 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 self-anchoring beverage containers by reason of infringement of E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 5 (Monday, January 8, 2018)]
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[Pages 834-835]
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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1093]


Certain Mobile Electronic Devices and Radio Frequency and 
Processing Components Thereof (II); 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 November 30, 2017, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Qualcomm 
Incorporated of San Diego, California. 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 mobile electronic devices and radio frequency 
and processing components thereof by reason of infringement of certain 
claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,154,356 (``the '356 patent''); U.S. Patent 
No. 9,473,336 (``the '336 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,063,674 (``the 
'674 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,693,002 (``the '002 patent''); and 
U.S. Patent No. 9,552,633 (``the '633 patent''). The complaint further 
alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the 
applicable Federal Statute.
    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: Pathenia M. Proctor, The Office of 
Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 
telephone (202) 205-2560.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is 
contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 
U.S.C. 1337 and in section 210.10 of the Commission's Rules of Practice 
and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2017).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on January 2, 2018, 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

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importation of certain mobile electronic devices and radio frequency 
and processing components thereof by reason of infringement of one or 
more of claims 1, 7, 8, 10, 11, 17, and 18 of the '356 patent; claim 4 
of the '336 patent; claims 1, 5-8, 12, 16-18, and 21-22 of the '674 
patent; claims 1-4, 7-9, 11, 17, 20-23, 31-33 and 36 of the '002 
patent; and claims 1-3, 10-12, 18, and 22-24 of the '633 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 or other interested 
persons with respect to the public interest in his 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:

Qualcomm Incorporated, 5775 Morehouse Drive, San Diego, CA 92121.
    (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., 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.
    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 3, 2018.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-00105 Filed 1-5-18; 8:45 am]
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