Certain Dental and Orthodontic Scanners and Software; Institution of Investigation, 7933-7934 [2019-03861]

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AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 10, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Align Technology, Inc. of San Jose, 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 dental and orthodontic scanners amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Mar 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 and software by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,299,192 (‘‘the ’192 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,077,647 (‘‘the ’647 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,156,661 (‘‘the ’661 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,848,958 (‘‘the ’958 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 8,102,538 (‘‘the ’538 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 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: Katherine Hiner, Office of the Secretary, Docket Services Division, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. 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 27, 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)(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 PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7933 infringement of one or more of claims 1–32 of the ’192 patent; claims 1–13 and 18–21 of the ’647 patent; claims 1–9 and 19–26 of the ’661 patent; claims 1–20 of the ’958 patent; and claims 1 and 2 of the ’538 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 products, which defines the scope of the investigation, is ‘‘dental and orthodontic scanners and software that provide a digital impression of a patient’s dentition and related dental and orthodontic software design tools’’; (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: Align Technology, Inc., 2820 Orchard Parkway, San Jose, CA 95134. (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: 3Shape A/S, Holmens Kanal 7, 1060 Copenhagen K, Denmark. 3Shape, Inc., 10 Independence Boulevard, Suite 150, Warren, NJ 07059. 3Shape Trios A/S, Holmens Kanal 7, 1060 Copenhagen K, Denmark. (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations will not participate as a party in this investigation. 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 E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 7934 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 5, 2019 / Notices 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 27, 2019. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–19–003] Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission. 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[FR Doc. 2019–04003 Filed 3–1–19; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Mar 04, 2019 Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam; Cancellation of Hearing for Full Five-Year Reviews United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: February 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 7020–02–P STATUS: [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–486 and 731– TA–1195–1196 (Review)] DATES: [FR Doc. 2019–03861 Filed 3–4–19; 8:45 am] TIME AND DATE: INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Jkt 247001 Keysha Martinez (202–205–2136), 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 (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 7, 2018, the Commission established a schedule for the conduct of the full five-year reviews (83 FR 46516, September 13, 2018). Effective February 4, 2019, the Commission revised its schedule due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission operations (84 FR 2926, February 8, 2019). Pursuant to the schedule, the domestic interested party submitted the sole prehearing brief, and a request to appear at the Commission hearing scheduled for February 28, 2019. No other party has entered an appearance in these reviews. Subsequently, noting that no other party requested to appear at the hearing, counsel for the domestic interested party filed a request to cancel the hearing. Counsel indicated a willingness to submit written responses to any Commission questions in lieu of an actual hearing. Consequently, the public hearing in connection with these reviews, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, is cancelled. Parties to these reviews should respond to any written questions posed by the Commission in their posthearing briefs, which are due to be filed on March 7, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 For further information concerning these reviews 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 and C (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 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: February 28, 2019. 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[FR Doc No: 2019-03861]


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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1144]


Certain Dental and Orthodontic Scanners and Software; 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 10, 2018, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Align 
Technology, Inc. of San Jose, 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 dental and orthodontic scanners and 
software by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 
9,299,192 (``the '192 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,077,647 (``the '647 
patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,156,661 (``the '661 patent''); U.S. Patent 
No. 9,848,958 (``the '958 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,102,538 
(``the '538 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 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: Katherine Hiner, Office of the 
Secretary, Docket Services Division, U.S. International Trade 
Commission, telephone (202) 205-1802.

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 27, 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)(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 1-32 of the '192 patent; claims 1-13 and 18-21 of the '647 
patent; claims 1-9 and 19-26 of the '661 patent; claims 1-20 of the 
'958 patent; and claims 1 and 2 of the '538 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 products, 
which defines the scope of the investigation, is ``dental and 
orthodontic scanners and software that provide a digital impression of 
a patient's dentition and related dental and orthodontic software 
design tools'';
    (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:

Align Technology, Inc., 2820 Orchard Parkway, San Jose, CA 95134.

    (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:

3Shape A/S, Holmens Kanal 7, 1060 Copenhagen K, Denmark.
3Shape, Inc., 10 Independence Boulevard, Suite 150, Warren, NJ 07059.
3Shape Trios A/S, Holmens Kanal 7, 1060 Copenhagen K, Denmark.

    (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative 
Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the 
presiding Administrative Law Judge.
    The Office of Unfair Import Investigations will not participate as 
a party in this investigation.
    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

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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 27, 2019.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-03861 Filed 3-4-19; 8:45 am]
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