Certain Pocket Lighters; Institution of Investigation, 3486-3487 [2019-01982]

Download as PDF 3486 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 12, 2019 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 CFR part 207). [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–601 and 731– TA–1411 (Final)] Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. Laminated Woven Sacks from Vietnam; Revised Schedule of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and AntiDumping Duty Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DATES: By order of the Commission. Issued: February 7, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–01986 Filed 2–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P February 6, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristina Lara (202–205–3386), 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 these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 17, 2018, the Commission established a schedule for the conduct of the final phase of countervailing duty and antidumping duty investigations (83 FR 54373, October 29, 2018). Due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission operations, the Commission is revising its schedule. The Commission’s revised dates in the schedule are as follows: The prehearing staff report will be placed in the nonpublic record on March 20, 2019; the deadline for filing prehearing briefs is March 27, 2019; requests to appear at the hearing should be filed on or before March 28, 2019; a prehearing conference will be held on March 29, 2019, if deemed necessary; the hearing is on Thursday, April 4, 2019 beginning at 9:30 a.m.; the deadline for filing posthearing briefs and for written statements from any person who has not entered an appearance as a party is April 11, 2019; final release of information is on April 25, 2019; and final party comments are due on April 29, 2019. For further information concerning these investigations, see the Commission’s notice cited above and the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Feb 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–603–605 and 731–TA–1413–1415 (Final)] Glycine From China, India, Japan, and Thailand; Revised Schedule for Final Phase of Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DATE: February 6, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Celia Feldpausch (202–205–2387), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired 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 these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 31, 2018, the Commission established a schedule for the conduct of the final phase of these investigations (83 FR 62345, December 3, 2018). Due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission operations, the Commission is revising its schedule. The Commission’s revised dates in the schedule are as follows: The deadline for filing prehearing briefs is April 23, 2019; requests to appear at the hearing should be filed on or before April 25, 2019; a prehearing conference will be held on April 25, 2019, if deemed necessary; the hearing is on April 30, 2019 beginning at 9:30 a.m.; the deadline for filing posthearing briefs PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and for written statements from any person who has not entered an appearance as a party is May 7, 2019; final release of information is on May 22, 2019; and final party comments are due on May 24, 2019. For further information concerning these investigations, see the Commission’s notice cited above and the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: February 7, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–02012 Filed 2–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1142] Certain Pocket Lighters; 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 6, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of BIC Corporation of Shelton, Connecticut. Supplements were filed on December 18, 2018 and February 1, 2019. 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 pocket lighters by reason of infringement of U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,761,622 (‘‘the ’622 mark’’) and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 2,278,917 (‘‘the ’917 mark’’). 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 12, 2019 / Notices 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 February 6, 2019, 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)(C) 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 the ’622 mark or the ’917 mark; 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 products, which defines the scope of the investigation, is ‘‘pocket lighters that include an oblong body which is elliptical in cross-section, a fork which is generally parabolic in cross-section, and/or a hood which is generally parabolic in cross-section’’; (3) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Feb 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is: BIC Corporation, 1 BIC Way, Shelton, CT 06484. (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: Arrow Lighter, Inc. d/b/a MK Lighter, Inc., and MK Lighter Company, 13942 E Valley Boulevard, City of Industry, CA 91746 Benxi Fenghe Lighter Co., Ltd., Huanxi Ling Village, Wolong Town, Mingshan District, Benxi, Liaoning Province, China 117000 Excel Wholesale Distributors Inc., 15–13 132nd Street, College Point, NY 11356 Milan Import Export Company, LLC, Camino Del Rio S Suite 120, San Diego, CA 92108 Wellpine Company Limited, Unit 701, Grand City Plaza, No. 1–17 Sai Lau Kok Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T., Hong Kong 999077 Zhuoye Lighter Manufacturing Co., Ltd., No. 2, 3rd, New Technological Industrial Zone, Foshan City, Guangdong,, China 528000 (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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3487 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: February 7, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–01982 Filed 2–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–606 and 731– TA–1416 (Final)] Quartz Surface Products From China; Revised Schedule of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DATES: February 6, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lawrence Jones (202–205–3358), 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 these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 20, 2018, the Commission established a schedule for the conduct of the final phase of countervailing duty and antidumping duty investigations (83 FR 64597, December 17, 2018). Due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission operations, the Commission is revising its schedule. The Commission’s revised dates in the schedule are as follows: The prehearing staff report will be placed in the nonpublic record on April 25, 2019; the deadline for filing prehearing briefs is May 2, 2019; a prehearing conference, if deemed necessary, and requests to appear at the hearing should be filed on or before May 6, 2019; the hearing is on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.; the deadline for filing posthearing briefs E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 29 (Tuesday, February 12, 2019)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1142]


Certain Pocket Lighters; 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 6, 2018, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of BIC Corporation 
of Shelton, Connecticut. Supplements were filed on December 18, 2018 
and February 1, 2019. 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 pocket lighters by reason of infringement of U.S. Trademark 
Registration No. 1,761,622 (``the '622 mark'') and U.S. Trademark 
Registration No. 2,278,917 (``the '917 mark''). 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 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

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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 February 6, 2019, 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)(C) 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 the '622 mark or 
the '917 mark; 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 products, 
which defines the scope of the investigation, is ``pocket lighters that 
include an oblong body which is elliptical in cross-section, a fork 
which is generally parabolic in cross-section, and/or a hood which is 
generally parabolic in cross-section'';
    (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: BIC Corporation, 1 BIC Way, Shelton, CT 
06484.
    (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:

Arrow Lighter, Inc. d/b/a MK Lighter, Inc., and MK Lighter Company, 
13942 E Valley Boulevard, City of Industry, CA 91746
Benxi Fenghe Lighter Co., Ltd., Huanxi Ling Village, Wolong Town, 
Mingshan District, Benxi, Liaoning Province, China 117000
Excel Wholesale Distributors Inc., 15-13 132nd Street, College Point, 
NY 11356
Milan Import Export Company, LLC, Camino Del Rio S Suite 120, San 
Diego, CA 92108
Wellpine Company Limited, Unit 701, Grand City Plaza, No. 1-17 Sai Lau 
Kok Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T., Hong Kong 999077
Zhuoye Lighter Manufacturing Co., Ltd., No. 2, 3rd, New Technological 
Industrial Zone, Foshan City, Guangdong,, China 528000
    (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 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: February 7, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-01982 Filed 2-11-19; 8:45 am]
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