Certain Magnetic Data Storage and Tapes and Cartridges Containing the Same (II); Notice of Requests for Statements on the Public Interest, 55202-55203 [2018-23967]

Download as PDF 55202 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 213 / Friday, November 2, 2018 / Notices Issued: October 30, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–24086 Filed 10–31–18; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1076] Certain Magnetic Data Storage and Tapes and Cartridges Containing the Same (II); Notice of Requests for Statements on the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge has issued a Final Initial Determination on Section 337 Violation and a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding in the abovecaptioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, should the Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to Commission rules. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Bretscher, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2382. 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 (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Docket Information System (‘‘EDIS’’) (https://edis.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal, telephone (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘Section 337’’) provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States unless after considering the public interest factors listed in 19 U.S.C. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 Nov 01, 2018 Jkt 247001 1337(d)(1), it finds such articles should not be prevented from entry. A similar provision applies to cease and desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1). The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation, specifically whether the Commission should issue: (1) A limited exclusion order (‘‘LEO’’) against certain magnetic data storage devices that are imported, sold for importation, and/or sold after importation by Respondents Sony Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, Sony Storage Media Solutions Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, Sony Storage Media Manufacturing Corporation of Miyagi, Japan, Sony DADC US Inc. (‘‘Sony DADC’’) of Terre Haute, Indian, and Sony Latin America Inc. (‘‘SOLA’’) of Miami, Florida; and (2) a cease and desist order (‘‘CDO’’) against Sony DADC and SOLA. The Commission is interested in further development of the record on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). In addition, members of the public are hereby invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of the administrative law judge’s Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding issued in this investigation on October 25, 2018. Comments should address whether issuance of the LEO and CDO in this investigation, should the Commission find a violation, 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 recommended orders are used in the United States; (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the recommended orders; (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that complainants, their licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) Indicate whether complainants, complainants’ licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the recommended exclusion order and/or a cease and PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) Explain how the LEO and CDO would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions from the public must be filed no later than by close of business on Friday, November 30, 2018. 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 section 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337–TA–1065’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/ secretary/documents/handbook_on_ filing_procedures.pdf.). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. All non-confidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. 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). E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 213 / Friday, November 2, 2018 / Notices By order of the Commission. Issued: October 29, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–23967 Filed 11–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium Notice is hereby given that, on October 9, 2018, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (‘‘UTIC’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties to the venture are: 6Fathoms Consulting LLC, Austin, TX; Adolf Meller Co. dba Meller Optics, Providence, RI; Advanced Acoustic Concepts LLC, Hauppauge, NY; Advanced Systems Supportability Engineering Technologies and Tools, Inc. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 213 (Friday, November 2, 2018)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1076]


Certain Magnetic Data Storage and Tapes and Cartridges Containing 
the Same (II); Notice of Requests for Statements on the Public Interest

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law 
judge has issued a Final Initial Determination on Section 337 Violation 
and a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding in the above-
captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on 
public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, should the 
Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting public interest 
comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest 
submissions pursuant to Commission rules.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Bretscher, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2382. 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 (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed 
on the Commission's Electronic Docket Information System (``EDIS'') 
(https://edis.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired persons are advised that 
information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the 
Commission's TDD terminal, telephone (202) 205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 
(``Section 337'') provides that if the Commission finds a violation it 
shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States unless 
after considering the public interest factors listed in 19 U.S.C. 
1337(d)(1), it finds such articles should not be prevented from entry. 
A similar provision applies to cease and desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 
1337(f)(1).
    The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues 
raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a 
violation, specifically whether the Commission should issue: (1) A 
limited exclusion order (``LEO'') against certain magnetic data storage 
devices that are imported, sold for importation, and/or sold after 
importation by Respondents Sony Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, Sony 
Storage Media Solutions Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, Sony Storage Media 
Manufacturing Corporation of Miyagi, Japan, Sony DADC US Inc. (``Sony 
DADC'') of Terre Haute, Indian, and Sony Latin America Inc. (``SOLA'') 
of Miami, Florida; and (2) a cease and desist order (``CDO'') against 
Sony DADC and SOLA.
    The Commission is interested in further development of the record 
on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, parties are 
to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). In 
addition, members of the public are hereby invited to file submissions 
of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning 
the public interest in light of the administrative law judge's 
Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding issued in this 
investigation on October 25, 2018. Comments should address whether 
issuance of the LEO and CDO in this investigation, should the 
Commission find a violation, 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 recommended 
orders are used in the United States;
    (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the 
United States relating to the recommended orders;
    (iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that 
complainants, their licensees, or third parties make in the United 
States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be 
excluded;
    (iv) Indicate whether complainants, complainants' licensees, and/or 
third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of 
articles potentially subject to the recommended exclusion order and/or 
a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and
    (v) Explain how the LEO and CDO would impact consumers in the 
United States.
    Written submissions from the public must be filed no later than by 
close of business on Friday, November 30, 2018.
    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 section 210.4(f) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the 
investigation number (``Inv. No. 337-TA-1065'') in a prominent place on 
the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic 
Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/secretary/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf.). Persons with questions regarding 
filing should contact the Secretary (202-205-2000). Any person desiring 
to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request 
confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the 
Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the 
reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 
201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is 
properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including 
confidential business information and documents for which confidential 
treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes 
of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the 
Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for 
developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, 
or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations 
relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission 
including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government 
employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. 
All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 
All non-confidential written submissions will be available for public 
inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.
    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).


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    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: October 29, 2018.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-23967 Filed 11-1-18; 8:45 am]
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