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Download as PDF 56838 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 23, 2019 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1149] Certain Semiconductor Devices, Integrated Circuits, and Consumer Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on a Settlement Agreement and a Withdrawal of the Complaint; 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. 33) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) granting a motion to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement and a withdrawal of the complaint. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Needham, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–5468. 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 (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 this investigation on April 3, 2019, based on a complaint filed by Innovative Foundry Technologies LLC of Portsmouth, New Hampshire (‘‘IFT’’). 84 FR 13065. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 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 semiconductor devices, integrated circuits, and consumer products containing the same VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Oct 22, 2019 Jkt 250001 by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,583,012; 6,797,572; 7,009,226; 7,880,236; and 9,373,548. Id. The Commission’s notice of investigation named as respondents BBK Communication Technology Co., Ltd., of Dongguan, China; Vivo Mobile Communication Co., Ltd., of Dongguan, China; OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., of Shenzhen, China; Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Co., Ltd., of Dongguan, China; Hisense Electric Co., Ltd. of Quingdao, China; Hisense USA Corporation of Suwanee, Georgia; Hisense USA Multimedia R & D Center Inc. of Suwanee, Georgia; TCL Corporation of Huizhou City, China; TCL Communication, Inc. of Irvine, California; TTE Technology, Inc. (d/b/a TCL America) of Wilmington, Delaware; TCT Mobile (US) Inc. of Irvine, California; VIZIO, Inc. of Irvine, California; MediaTek Inc. of Hsinchu City, Taiwan, MediaTek USA Inc. of San Jose, California, and Mstar Semiconductor, Inc. of ChuPei City, Taiwan (collectively, ‘‘MediaTek’’); Qualcomm Incorporated of San Diego, California, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. of San Diego, California (collectively, ‘‘Qualcomm’’); and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited of Hsinchu City, Taiwan, TSMC North America of San Jose, California, and TSMC Technology, Inc. of San Jose, California (collectively, ‘‘TSMC’’). Id. at 13066. The complaint and notice of investigation were amended to add as respondents Dongguan OPPO Precision Electronic Corp., Ltd.; TCL Mobile Communication (HK) Co., Ltd.; and Huizhou TCL Mobile Communication Co. Ltd. Order No. 15 (Jun. 13, 2019), not reviewed Notice (Jul. 7, 2019); Order No. 24 (Jul. 22, 2019), not reviewed Notice (Aug. 13, 2019). The Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) is participating in this investigation. 84 FR 13066. On September 4, 2019, IFT filed an unopposed motion to terminate the investigation with respect to TSMC, MediaTek, and Qualcomm based on a settlement agreement, and to terminate the investigation with respect to all other respondents based on a withdrawal of the complaint. On September 6, 2019, OUII filed a response in support of the motion. On September 27, 2019, the ALJ issued the subject ID, granting the motion to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement and the withdrawal of the complaint. The ALJ found that the motion complied with the Commission Rules and that there was no evidence that termination was PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 contrary to the public interest. No petitions for review of the ID were received. The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. The investigation is terminated. 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: October 17, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–23071 Filed 10–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; New Collection: Analysis of Publicly Available Court Data (APACD) Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1149]


Certain Semiconductor Devices, Integrated Circuits, and Consumer 
Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an 
Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on a 
Settlement Agreement and a Withdrawal of the Complaint; 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. 33) issued by the presiding administrative law 
judge (``ALJ'') granting a motion to terminate the investigation based 
on a settlement agreement and a withdrawal of the complaint.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Needham, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-5468. 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 (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 this investigation 
on April 3, 2019, based on a complaint filed by Innovative Foundry 
Technologies LLC of Portsmouth, New Hampshire (``IFT''). 84 FR 13065. 
The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of 
the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 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 semiconductor devices, 
integrated circuits, and consumer products containing the same by 
reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,583,012; 
6,797,572; 7,009,226; 7,880,236; and 9,373,548. Id. The Commission's 
notice of investigation named as respondents BBK Communication 
Technology Co., Ltd., of Dongguan, China; Vivo Mobile Communication 
Co., Ltd., of Dongguan, China; OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., 
of Shenzhen, China; Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Co., Ltd., 
of Dongguan, China; Hisense Electric Co., Ltd. of Quingdao, China; 
Hisense USA Corporation of Suwanee, Georgia; Hisense USA Multimedia R & 
D Center Inc. of Suwanee, Georgia; TCL Corporation of Huizhou City, 
China; TCL Communication, Inc. of Irvine, California; TTE Technology, 
Inc. (d/b/a TCL America) of Wilmington, Delaware; TCT Mobile (US) Inc. 
of Irvine, California; VIZIO, Inc. of Irvine, California; MediaTek Inc. 
of Hsinchu City, Taiwan, MediaTek USA Inc. of San Jose, California, and 
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc. of ChuPei City, Taiwan (collectively, 
``MediaTek''); Qualcomm Incorporated of San Diego, California, and 
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. of San Diego, California (collectively, 
``Qualcomm''); and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited 
of Hsinchu City, Taiwan, TSMC North America of San Jose, California, 
and TSMC Technology, Inc. of San Jose, California (collectively, 
``TSMC''). Id. at 13066. The complaint and notice of investigation were 
amended to add as respondents Dongguan OPPO Precision Electronic Corp., 
Ltd.; TCL Mobile Communication (HK) Co., Ltd.; and Huizhou TCL Mobile 
Communication Co. Ltd. Order No. 15 (Jun. 13, 2019), not reviewed 
Notice (Jul. 7, 2019); Order No. 24 (Jul. 22, 2019), not reviewed 
Notice (Aug. 13, 2019). The Office of Unfair Import Investigations 
(``OUII'') is participating in this investigation. 84 FR 13066.
    On September 4, 2019, IFT filed an unopposed motion to terminate 
the investigation with respect to TSMC, MediaTek, and Qualcomm based on 
a settlement agreement, and to terminate the investigation with respect 
to all other respondents based on a withdrawal of the complaint. On 
September 6, 2019, OUII filed a response in support of the motion.
    On September 27, 2019, the ALJ issued the subject ID, granting the 
motion to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement 
and the withdrawal of the complaint. The ALJ found that the motion 
complied with the Commission Rules and that there was no evidence that 
termination was contrary to the public interest. No petitions for 
review of the ID were received.
    The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. The 
investigation is terminated.
    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: October 17, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-23071 Filed 10-22-19; 8:45 am]
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