Certain Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation, 13515-13516 [2018-06377]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 61 / Thursday, March 29, 2018 / Notices Project, telephone (509) 575–5848, extension 203; gchristensen@usbr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Basin Conservation Program is structured to provide economic incentives with cooperative Federal, State, and local funding to stimulate the identification and implementation of structural and nonstructural cost-effective water conservation measures in the Yakima River basin. Improvements in the efficiency of water delivery and use will result in improved streamflows for fish and wildlife and improve the reliability of water supplies for irrigation. This notice is published in accordance with Section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended). The certification of renewal is published below. Certification I hereby certify that Charter renewal of the Yakima River Basin Conservation Advisory Group is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Department of the Interior. Ryan K. Zinke, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2018–06334 Filed 3–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1105] Certain Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; 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 January 19, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Radwell International, Inc., of Willingboro, New Jersey. 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 programmable logic controllers (PLCs), components thereof, and products containing same by reason of: (1) A conspiracy to fix resale prices in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act; (2) a conspiracy to boycott resellers in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act; and (3) monopolization in violation of Section 2 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 28, 2018 Jkt 244001 of the Sherman Act, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure a domestic industry in the United States, or to restrain or monopolize trade and commerce in the United States. 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 March 23, 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)(A) 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 programmable logic controllers (PLCs), components thereof, and products containing same by reason of: (1) A conspiracy to fix resale prices in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act; (2) a conspiracy to boycott resellers in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act; and (3) PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13515 monopolization in violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure a domestic industry in the United States, or to restrain or monopolize trade and commerce in the United States; (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: Radwell International, Inc., 1 Millennium Drive, Willingboro, NJ 08046. (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: Rockwell Automation, Inc., 1201 South 2nd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204–2410. (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 E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 13516 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 61 / Thursday, March 29, 2018 / Notices 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: March 26, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–06377 Filed 3–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–1106] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation Pathenia M. Proctor, The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 28, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Canon Inc. of Japan; Canon U.S.A. Inc. of Melville, New York; and Canon Virginia, Inc. of Newport News, Virginia. 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 toner cartridges and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,746,826 (‘‘the ’826 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,836,021 (‘‘the ’021 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,841,727 (‘‘the ’727 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,841,728 (‘‘the ’728 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,841,729 (‘‘the ’729 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,857,764 (‘‘the ’764 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,857,765 (‘‘the ’765 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,869,960 (‘‘the ’960 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 9,874,846 (‘‘the ’846 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 28, 2018 Jkt 244001 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. 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 March 23, 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 toner cartridges and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–4, 6, 7, and 9 of the ’826 patent; claims 1, 2, 4, 5, 7–11, 13, 18, and 20 of the ’021 patent; claims 1, 2, 4–7, 9– 12, 15–17, 19–22, 24, 26, and 27 of the ’727 patent; claims 1, 2, 4–7, 9–12, 15– 17, 19–22, 24, and 26–28 of the ’728 patent; claims 1–3, 6, 8–11, 14, 16–21, 24, and 26 of the ’729 patent; claims 7– 9 of the ’764 patent; claims 1, 3, 4, 6, 13, 16, 17, and 19 of the ’765 patent; claims 1–7 of the ’960 patent; and claims 1–3 of the ’846 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: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Canon Inc., 30–2, Shimomaruko 3chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146–8501, Japan Canon U.S.A., Inc., One Canon Park, Melville, New York 11747 Canon Virginia, Inc., 12000 Canon Boulevard, Newport News, Virginia 23606 (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: Ninestar Corporation, No. 3883, Zhuhai Avenue, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai Guangdong, China 519060 Ninestar Image Tech Limited, No. 3883, Zhuhai Avenue, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai Guangdong, China 519060 Ninestar Technology Company, Ltd., 17950 East Ajax Circle, City of Industry, California 91748 Apex Microtech Ltd., 9/F Unit 18, New Commerce Centre, No. 19, On Sum Street, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong Static Control Components, Inc., 3010 Lee Avenue, Sanford, North Carolina 27332–6210 Aster Graphics, Inc., 540 South Melrose Street, Placentia, California 92870 Jiangxi Yibo E-tech Co., Ltd., No. 756 Guangfu Road, Xinyu Hi-Tech Industry Development Zone, Xinyu City, Jiangxi, China 338004 Aster Graphics Co., Ltd., No. A22–23, Bld. D1, Phase VIII, New Town, Agile Garden, Sanxiang, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China 528463 Print-Rite Holdings Ltd., Unit 8, 10/F, Block A, MP Industrial Centre, No. 18 Ka Yip Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong Print-Rite N.A., Inc., 341 Mason Road, La Vergne, Tennessee 37086 Union Technology Int’l (M.C.O.) Co. Ltd., 14H, Nam Kwong Building, 223– 225 Avenida Dr. Rodrigo, Rodrigues, Macau Print-Rite Unicorn Image Products Co. Ltd., No. 32 Pingbeiyi Road, Nanping Technology, Industry Park, Nanping Town, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai, China 519060 Kingway Image Co., Ltd. d/b/a, Zhu Hai Kingway Image Co., Ltd., No. 1, Ping Dong Road 2, Building 1, 4th Floor, Nanping Industry Park, Zhuhai, China Ourway Image Tech. Co., Ltd., No. 291 People’s West Road, Xiangzhou, Zhuhai, China Ourway Image Co., Ltd., Unit 403, 4/F, Ri Rong Edifice, No. 291 People’s West Road, Xiangzhou, Zhuhai, China Zhuhai Aowei Electronics Co., Ltd., Unit 403, 4/F, Ri Rong Edifice, No. 291 People’s West Road, Xiangzhou, Zhuhai, China Ourway US Inc., 17800 Castleton Street, Suite 412, City of Industry, California 91748 E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[FR Doc No: 2018-06377]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1105]


Certain Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) Components Thereof, 
and Products Containing Same; 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 January 19, 2018, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Radwell 
International, Inc., of Willingboro, New Jersey. 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 programmable logic controllers (PLCs), 
components thereof, and products containing same by reason of: (1) A 
conspiracy to fix resale prices in violation of Section 1 of the 
Sherman Act; (2) a conspiracy to boycott resellers in violation of 
Section 1 of the Sherman Act; and (3) monopolization in violation of 
Section 2 of the Sherman Act, the threat or effect of which is to 
destroy or substantially injure a domestic industry in the United 
States, or to restrain or monopolize trade and commerce in the United 
States.
    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 March 23, 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)(A) 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 programmable 
logic controllers (PLCs), components thereof, and products containing 
same by reason of: (1) A conspiracy to fix resale prices in violation 
of Section 1 of the Sherman Act; (2) a conspiracy to boycott resellers 
in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act; and (3) monopolization in 
violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act, the threat or effect of 
which is to destroy or substantially injure a domestic industry in the 
United States, or to restrain or monopolize trade and commerce in the 
United States;
    (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: Radwell International, Inc., 1 Millennium 
Drive, Willingboro, NJ 08046.
    (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: Rockwell Automation, Inc., 1201 South 2nd Street, 
Milwaukee, WI 53204-2410.
    (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

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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: March 26, 2018.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-06377 Filed 3-28-18; 8:45 am]
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