Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest, 66745-66746 [2018-28069]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 247 / Thursday, December 27, 2018 / Notices public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Timothy A. Quincy, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Bureau of Land Management, Idaho. [FR Doc. 2018–28071 Filed 12–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing the Same, DN 3358; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and 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 United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (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 has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to § 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Tela Innovations, Inc. on December 19, 2018. The complaint alleges violations of khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Dec 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain integrated circuits and products containing the same. The complaint names as respondents: Acer, Inc. of Taiwan; Acer America Corporation of San Jose, CA; AsusTek Computer Inc. of Taiwan; Asus Computer International of Fremont, CA; Intel Corporation of Santa Clara, CA; Lenovo Group Ltd. of China; Lenovo (United States) Inc. of Morrisville, NC; Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. of Taiwan; and MSI Computer Corp. of City of Industry, CA. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order, cease and desist orders and impose a bond during the 60-day review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation 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 requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66745 after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any written submissions on other issues should be filed no later than by close of business nine calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file a reply to any written submission no later than the date on which complainant’s reply would be due under § 210.8(c)(2) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(c)(2)). 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 § 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 3358) in a prominent place on the cover page and/ or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic Filing Procedures).1 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 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 1 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_ filing_procedures.pdf. E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 66746 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 247 / Thursday, December 27, 2018 / Notices 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,2 solely for cybersecurity purposes. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.3 This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of §§ 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: December 20, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–28069 Filed 12–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1141] Certain Cartridges for Electronic Nicotine Delivery 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 November 20, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Juul Labs, Inc. of San Francisco, 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 cartridges for electronic nicotine delivery systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,058,129 (‘‘the ’129 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 10,104,915 (‘‘the ’915 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 10,111,470 (‘‘the ’470 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 10,117,465 (‘‘the ’465 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 10,117,466 (‘‘the ’466 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 khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Dec 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 limited exclusion order and a 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: 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 December 19, 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 products identified in paragraph (2) by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–3, 5–8, 12, 13, 16–20, and 22 of the ’129 patent; claims 10, 15, 17, and 29– 32 of the ’915; claims 1–4, 7, 8, 10, and 11 of the ’470 patent; claims 1–7 and 9– 20 of the ’465 patent; and 1, 4–8, 10, 12, 14, and 16–23 of the ’466 patent; and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) Pursuant to section 210.10(b)(1) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10(b)(1), the plain language description of the accused products or category of accused PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 products, which defines the scope of the investigation, is ‘‘cartridges for nicotine vaporizers, and components thereof, such as the mouthpiece, storage compartment, and heater;’’ (3) Pursuant to Commission Rule 210.50(b)(l), 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 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); (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 complainant is: Juul Labs, Inc., 560 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107. (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: DripTip Vapes LLC, 151 N Nob Hill Rd. #115, Plantation, FL 33324. The Electric Tobacconist, LLC, 3235 Prairie Avenue, Boulder, CO 80301. Fuma Vapor, Inc., 605 S Westgate Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016. Lan & Mike International Trading, Inc., 20435 Gramercy Place, Suite 101, Torrance, CA 90501. Lizard Juice, LLC, 8565 Somerset Drive, Unit A, Largo, FL 33773. Maduro Distributors, Inc., 245 Roselawn Ave E #24, Maplewood, MN 55117. MistHub, LLC, 1674 Barclay Blvd., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089. ParallelDirect LLC, 103 Schelter Rd, #20, Lincolnshire, IL 60069. Saddam Aburoumi, 193 Homestead Street, Unit D3, Manchester, CT 06042. Sarvasva LLC, D/b/a One Stop Food Mart, 32 Church Road, Maple Shade, NJ 08052. Shenzhen Haka Flavor Technology Co., Ltd., 4F, Building B, Anjia Industrial Park, Gonghe Industrial Rd., Shajing Town, Bao’an District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong, China 518104. Shenzhen OCIGA Technology Co., Ltd., 4F, Building B, Anjia Industrial Park, Gonghe Industrial Rd, Shajing Town, Bao’an District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, China 518104. Shenzhen OVNS Technology Co., Ltd., 6F, North Side Of Xinlong Tech Park, No. 2, Dawangshan Industrial 1st Road, Shajing Town, Bao’an District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China 518101. E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 247 (Thursday, December 27, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66745-66746]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION


Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating 
to the Public Interest

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 received a complaint entitled Certain Integrated 
Circuits and Products Containing the Same, DN 3358; the Commission is 
soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the 
complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the 
Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. The public version of 
the complaint can be accessed on the Commission's Electronic Document 
Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and 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 United States International Trade 
Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this 
investigation may be viewed on the Commission's Electronic Document 
Information System (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 has received a complaint and 
a submission pursuant to Sec.  210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Tela Innovations, Inc. on 
December 19, 2018. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of 
the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the importation into the 
United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United 
States after importation of certain integrated circuits and products 
containing the same. The complaint names as respondents: Acer, Inc. of 
Taiwan; Acer America Corporation of San Jose, CA; AsusTek Computer Inc. 
of Taiwan; Asus Computer International of Fremont, CA; Intel 
Corporation of Santa Clara, CA; Lenovo Group Ltd. of China; Lenovo 
(United States) Inc. of Morrisville, NC; Micro-Star International Co., 
Ltd. of Taiwan; and MSI Computer Corp. of City of Industry, CA. The 
complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion 
order, cease and desist orders and impose a bond during the 60-day 
review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j).
    Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the 
public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five (5) pages in 
length, inclusive of attachments, on any public interest issues raised 
by the complaint or Sec.  210.8(b) filing. Comments should address 
whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the 
complainant in this investigation 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 requested 
remedial orders are used in the United States;
    (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the 
United States relating to the requested remedial orders;
    (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that 
complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States 
which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded;
    (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant's licensees, and/or 
third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of 
articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a 
cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and
    (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United 
States consumers.
    Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later 
than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be 
further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the 
issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any 
written submissions on other issues should be filed no later than by 
close of business nine calendar days after the date of publication of 
this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file a reply to 
any written submission no later than the date on which complainant's 
reply would be due under Sec.  210.8(c)(2) of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(c)(2)).
    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 Sec.  210.4(f) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the docket 
number (``Docket No. 3358) in a prominent place on the cover page and/
or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, 
Electronic Filing Procedures).\1\ Persons with questions regarding 
filing should contact the Secretary (202-205-2000).
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    \1\ Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf.
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    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 
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

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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,\2\ solely for cybersecurity purposes. All nonconfidential 
written submissions will be available for public inspection at the 
Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.\3\
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    \2\ All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure 
agreements.
    \3\ Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov.
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    This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of Sec. Sec.  
201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure 
(19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: December 20, 2018.
 Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-28069 Filed 12-26-18; 8:45 am]
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