Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof; Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation Based on Settlement and Patent License Agreements; Termination of the Investigation, 19109 [2018-09145]

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[FR Doc. 2018–09109 Filed 4–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1042] Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof; Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation Based on Settlement and Patent License Agreements; 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 not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 36) of the presiding Administrative Law Judge (‘‘ALJ’’) granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation based on settlement and patent license agreements. The investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Houda Morad, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–4716. 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:// amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Apr 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 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. The Commission instituted Investigation No. 337–TA–1042 on March 10, 2017, based on a complaint filed by Paice LLC and Abell Foundation, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland. See 82 FR 13363–64 (Mar. 10, 2017). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain hybrid electric vehicles and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,104,347; U.S. Patent No. 7,237,634; U.S. Patent No. 7,455,134; U.S. Patent No. 7,559,388; and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,097. See id. The notice of investigation named Ford Motor Company of Dearborn, Michigan as a respondent in this investigation. See id. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations is not a party to this investigation. See id. On April 3, 2018, the parties filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation based on settlement and patent license agreements (‘‘the Agreements’’). On April 9, 2018, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 36) granting the parties’ joint motion. The ID finds that: ‘‘[t]he [joint] motion complies with the Commission Rules.’’ See ID at 1. In particular, the ID notes that ‘‘[p]ursuant to Commission Rule 210.21(b)(1)[, 19 CFR 210.21(b)(1)], the movants state: ‘There are no other agreements, written or oral, express or implied, between [the parties] concerning the subject matter of this Investigation.’ ’’ See ID at 1–2. Furthermore, the ID ‘‘does not find any evidence’’ indicating that terminating the investigation would be ‘‘contrary’’ to the public interest. See ID at 2 (citing 19 CFR 210.50(b)(2)). No petition for review of the ID was filed. The Commission has determined not to review the ID. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). 19109 Issued: April 26, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–09145 Filed 4–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By order of the Commission. PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–894 (Third Review)] Certain Ammonium Nitrate From Ukraine; Institution of a Five-Year Review United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain ammonium nitrate from Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission. DATES: Instituted May 1, 2018. To be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is May 31, 2018. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by July 13, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Messer (202–205–3193), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 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 (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this proceeding may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On September 12, 2001, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) issued an antidumping duty order on imports of certain ammonium nitrate from Ukraine (66 FR 47451). Following the first five-year reviews by Commerce and the Commission, effective July 9, 2007, Commerce issued a continuation of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01MYN1.SGM 01MYN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1042]


Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof; 
Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a 
Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation Based on Settlement and 
Patent License Agreements; Termination of the Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade 
Commission has determined not to review an initial determination 
(``ID'') (Order No. 36) of the presiding Administrative Law Judge 
(``ALJ'') granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation based 
on settlement and patent license agreements. The investigation is 
terminated.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Houda Morad, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-4716. 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 Investigation No. 
337-TA-1042 on March 10, 2017, based on a complaint filed by Paice LLC 
and Abell Foundation, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland. See 82 FR 13363-64 
(Mar. 10, 2017). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of 
section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), 
based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for 
importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of 
certain hybrid electric vehicles and components thereof by reason of 
infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,104,347; U.S. 
Patent No. 7,237,634; U.S. Patent No. 7,455,134; U.S. Patent No. 
7,559,388; and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,097. See id. The notice of 
investigation named Ford Motor Company of Dearborn, Michigan as a 
respondent in this investigation. See id. The Office of Unfair Import 
Investigations is not a party to this investigation. See id.
    On April 3, 2018, the parties filed a joint motion to terminate the 
investigation based on settlement and patent license agreements (``the 
Agreements''). On April 9, 2018, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order 
No. 36) granting the parties' joint motion. The ID finds that: ``[t]he 
[joint] motion complies with the Commission Rules.'' See ID at 1. In 
particular, the ID notes that ``[p]ursuant to Commission Rule 
210.21(b)(1)[, 19 CFR 210.21(b)(1)], the movants state: `There are no 
other agreements, written or oral, express or implied, between [the 
parties] concerning the subject matter of this Investigation.' '' See 
ID at 1-2. Furthermore, the ID ``does not find any evidence'' 
indicating that terminating the investigation would be ``contrary'' to 
the public interest. See ID at 2 (citing 19 CFR 210.50(b)(2)).
    No petition for review of the ID was filed. The Commission has 
determined not to review the ID.
    The authority for the Commission's determination is contained in 
section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and 
in part 210 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 
part 210).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: April 26, 2018.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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