Certain Load Supporting Systems, Including Composite Mat Systems, and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation, 3022-3023 [2018-01036]

Download as PDF ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 3022 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 14 / Monday, January 22, 2018 / Notices 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 (2018). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on January 12, 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 importation of certain IoT devices and components thereof (IoT, the Internet of Things)—web applications displayed on a web browser by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–40 of the ’340 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) Notwithstanding any Commission Rules that would otherwise apply, the presiding Administrative Law Judge shall hold an early evidentiary hearing, VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:00 Jan 19, 2018 Jkt 244001 find facts, and issue an early decision, as to whether the complainant has satisfied the domestic industry requirement. Any such decision shall be in the form of an initial determination (ID). Petitions for review of such an ID shall be due five calendar days after service of the ID; any replies shall be due three business days after service of a petition. The ID will become the Commission’s final determination 30 days after the date of service of the ID unless the Commission determines to review the ID. Any such review will be conducted in accordance with Commission Rules 210.43, 210.44, and 210.45, 19 CFR 210.43, 210.44, and 210.45. The Commission expects the issuance of an early ID relating to the domestic industry requirement within 100 days of institution, except that the presiding ALJ may grant a limited extension of the ID for good cause shown. The issuance of an early ID finding that complainants do not satisfy the domestic industry requirement shall stay the investigation unless the Commission orders otherwise; any other decision shall not stay the investigation or delay the issuance of a final ID covering the other issues of the investigation. (4) 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: Lakshmi-Arunachalam, Ph.D., 222 Stanford Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025 WebXchange, Inc., 222 Stanford Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (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: Apple Inc., 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California 95014 Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025 Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 85 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, NJ Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., 129, Samsung-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea; Headquarters: 40th floor Samsung Electronics, Building, 11, Seocho-daero 74-gil, Seocho District, Seoul, South Korea (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (5) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: January 17, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–01035 Filed 1–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1095] Certain Load Supporting Systems, Including Composite Mat 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 December 15, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Newpark Mats & Integrated Services LLC of The Woodlands, Texas. 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 load supporting systems, including composite mat systems, and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JAN1.SGM 22JAN1 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 14 / Monday, January 22, 2018 / Notices components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,511,257 (‘‘the ’257 patent’’) and U.S. Patent No. 6,695,527 (‘‘the ’527 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 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 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: Katherine Hiner, Office of the Secretary, Docket Services Division, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. 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 16, 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 importation of certain load supporting systems, including composite mat systems, and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–4 of the ’257 patent and claims 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8 of the ’527 patent; and VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:00 Jan 19, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 complainant is: Newpark Mats & Integrated Services LLC, 9320 Lakeside Boulevard, Suite 100, The Woodlands, TX 77381. (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: Checkers Industrial Products, LLC, 620 Compton Street, Broomfield, CO 80020. Checkers Safety Group UK LTD, 3rd Floor 1 Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, United Kingdom, WA14 2DT. Zigma Ground Solutions LTD, Unit 11 M11 Business Link Parsonage Lane, Stansted, Essex, United Kingdom, CM24 8GF. (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. PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3023 By order of the Commission. Issued: January 17, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–01036 Filed 1–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1023] Certain Memory Modules and Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same: Commission Determination To Review-in-Part an Initial Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337; on Review, To Take No Position on One Issue; Affirmance of the Finding of No Violation and Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to reviewin-part a final initial determination (‘‘ID’’) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) finding no violation of section 337. On review, the Commission has determined to take no position on the issue under review. The Commission has also determined to affirm the ID’s finding of no violation of section 337 and has terminated the investigation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint Gerdine, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2310. 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 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. 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 on October 7, 2016, based on a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JAN1.SGM 22JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 14 (Monday, January 22, 2018)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1095]


Certain Load Supporting Systems, Including Composite Mat 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 December 15, 2017, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Newpark Mats & 
Integrated Services LLC of The Woodlands, Texas. 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 load supporting systems, including 
composite mat systems, and

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components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. 
Patent No. 6,511,257 (``the '257 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 
6,695,527 (``the '527 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 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 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: Katherine Hiner, Office of the 
Secretary, Docket Services Division, U.S. International Trade 
Commission, telephone (202) 205-1802.

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 16, 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 importation of certain load 
supporting systems, including composite mat systems, and components 
thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1-4 of the 
'257 patent and claims 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8 of the '527 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 complainant is: Newpark Mats & Integrated Services LLC, 
9320 Lakeside Boulevard, Suite 100, The Woodlands, TX 77381.
    (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:

Checkers Industrial Products, LLC, 620 Compton Street, Broomfield, CO 
80020.
Checkers Safety Group UK LTD, 3rd Floor 1 Ashley Road, Altrincham, 
Cheshire, United Kingdom, WA14 2DT.
Zigma Ground Solutions LTD, Unit 11 M11 Business Link Parsonage Lane, 
Stansted, Essex, United Kingdom, CM24 8GF.

    (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: January 17, 2018.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-01036 Filed 1-19-18; 8:45 am]
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