Certain Electronic Devices, Including Streaming Players, Televisions, Set Top Boxes, Remote Controllers, and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation, 31211-31212 [2020-11026]

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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 1 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_ filing_procedures.pdf. 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 May 21, 2020 Jkt 250001 Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: May 18, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–11032 Filed 5–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–1200] Certain Electronic Devices, Including Streaming Players, Televisions, Set Top Boxes, Remote Controllers, 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 April 16, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Universal Electronics Inc. of Scottsdale, Arizona. Supplements were filed on April 21, April 24, and May 1, 2020. The complaint, as supplemented, 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 devices, including streaming players, televisions, set top boxes, remote controllers, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,911,325 (‘‘the ’325 Patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,589,642 (‘‘the ’642 Patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,969,514 (‘‘the ’514 Patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 10,600,317 (‘‘the ’317 Patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 10,593,196 (‘‘the ’196 Patent’’), and U.S. Patent No. 9,716,853 (‘‘the ’853 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 cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3He1p@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31211 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. 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 (2019). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on May 18, 2020, 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, 2, 4, 6–9, and 11–16 of the ’325 patent; claims 1, 2–7, 12, 14, 19, 20, and 22–25 of the ’642 patent; claims 1–6 and 20 of the ’514 patent; claims 1–11 of the ’317 patent; claims 1–22 of the ’196 patent; claims 1–3 and 5–8 of the ’853 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 ‘‘televisions, set-top boxes, remote control devices, streaming devices, and sound bars that incorporate the infringing technology’’; (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: Universal Electronics, Inc., 15147 N Scottsdale Road, Suite H300, Scottsdale, Arizona 85254 (b) The respondents is/are the following entities alleged to be in E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 31212 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 100 / Friday, May 22, 2020 / Notices violation of section 337, and is/are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Roku Inc., 150 Winchester Circle, Los Gatos, CA 95032 TCL Electronics Holdings Limited, f/k/ a, TCL Multimedia Holdings Limited, 7th Floor, Bulding 22E, 22 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Shenzhen TCL New Technology Company Limited, 5 Shekou Industrial Avenue Shenzhen, 518067, P.R. China TCL King Electrical Appliances, (Huizhou) Company Limited, 78 Zhongkai Development Zone, Huizhou, 516006, P.R. China TTE Technology Inc. d/b/a/TCL USA and TCL North America, 555 South Promenade Avenue, Suite 103, Corona, CA 92879 TCL Corp., TCL Technology Building, 17 Huifeng 3rd Road, Zhongkai HiTech Development District, Huizhou City, Guangdong Province, P.R. China TCL Moka, Int’l Ltd., 13/F, TCL Tower, 8 Tai Chung Road Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong TCL Overseas Marketing Ltd., 13/F, TCL Tower, 8 Tai Chung Road Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong TCL Industries Holdings Co., Ltd., 13/F, TCL Tower, 8 Tai Chung Road Tsuen Wan, New Territories Hong Kong TCL Smart Device (Vietnam) Company, Ltd., No. 26 VSIP II–A, Street 32, Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park II– A, Tan Binh Commune, Bac Tan Uyen District, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam Hisense Co. Ltd., Hisense Tower, No. 17 Donghai West Road, South District, Qingdao, Shandong Provence 266071, P.R. China Hisense Electronics Manufacturing Company of America Corporation d/ b/a Hisense USA, 7310 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suwanee, Georgia 20024 Hisense Import & Export Co. Ltd., Hisense Tower, No. 17 Donghai West Road, South District, Qingdao, Shandong Provence 266071, P.R. China Qingdao Hisense Electric Co., Ltd., 218 Qianwangang Road, Economic Technology Development Zone, Qingdao, Shandong Province 266555, P.R. China Hisense International (HK) Co., Ltd., Room 3101–5, Singga Coml Ctr, 148 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 May 21, 2020 Jkt 250001 Connaught Road West, Sheng Wan Hong Kong (SAR) Funai Electric Co., Ltd., 7–7–1 Nakagaito, Daito city, Osaka 574– 0013, Japan Funai Corporation Inc., 201 Route 17 North, Suite 903, Rutherford, NJ 07070 Funai (Thailand) Co., Ltd., 835 Moo 18, Pakchong-Lumsompung Road, Tambon Chantuek, Amphur Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, 30130 (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), as amended in 85 FR 15798 (March 19, 2020), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the complainant 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: May 18, 2020 William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–11026 Filed 5–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division United States v. Novelis Inc., et al., No. 1:10–cv–02033 (CAB); Proposed Final Judgment and Competitive Impact Statement Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act, 15 U.S.C. 16(b)–(h), that a proposed Final Judgment, Stipulation, and Competitive Impact Statement have been filed with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in United States of America v. Novelis Inc., et al., Civil Action No. 1:19–cv–02033 (CAB). On September 4, 2019, the United States filed a Complaint alleging that Novelis Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Aleris Corporation’s North American aluminum automotive body sheet (‘‘ABS’’) business would violate Section 7 of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18. The proposed Final Judgment, filed on May 12, 2020, requires Novelis Inc. to divest Aleris Corporation’s North American aluminum ABS operations in their entirety. The divestiture includes two facilities: One production facility in Lewisport, Kentucky, and one technical service center located in Madison Heights, Michigan; and all other tangible and intangible assets related to or used in connection with the Lewisport, Kentucky facility. Copies of the Complaint, proposed Final Judgment, and Competitive Impact Statement are available for inspection on the Antitrust Division’s website at http://www.justice.gov/atr and at the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Copies of these materials may be obtained from the Antitrust Division upon request and payment of the copying fee set by Department of Justice regulations. Public comment is invited within 60 days of the date of this notice. Such comments, including the name of the submitter, and responses thereto, will be posted on the Antitrust Division’s website, filed with the Court, and, under certain circumstances, published in the Federal Register. Comments should be directed to Katrina Rouse, Chief, Defense, Industrials and Aerospace Section, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, 450 Fifth Street NW, Suite E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. No. 337-TA-1200]


Certain Electronic Devices, Including Streaming Players, 
Televisions, Set Top Boxes, Remote Controllers, and Components Thereof; 
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 April 16, 2020, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Universal 
Electronics Inc. of Scottsdale, Arizona. Supplements were filed on 
April 21, April 24, and May 1, 2020. The complaint, as supplemented, 
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 devices, including streaming 
players, televisions, set top boxes, remote controllers, and components 
thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 
9,911,325 (``the '325 Patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,589,642 (``the '642 
Patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,969,514 (``the '514 Patent''); U.S. Patent 
No. 10,600,317 (``the '317 Patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,593,196 (``the 
'196 Patent''), and U.S. Patent No. 9,716,853 (``the '853 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 cease and desist 
orders.

ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information 
contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email 
[email protected]. 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.

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 (2019).

    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on May 18, 2020, 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, 2, 4, 6-9, and 11-16 of the '325 patent; claims 1, 2-7, 12, 
14, 19, 20, and 22-25 of the '642 patent; claims 1-6 and 20 of the '514 
patent; claims 1-11 of the '317 patent; claims 1-22 of the '196 patent; 
claims 1-3 and 5-8 of the '853 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 ``televisions, set-top 
boxes, remote control devices, streaming devices, and sound bars that 
incorporate the infringing technology'';
    (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:

Universal Electronics, Inc., 15147 N Scottsdale Road, Suite H300, 
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

    (b) The respondents is/are the following entities alleged to be in

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violation of section 337, and is/are the parties upon which the 
complaint is to be served:

Roku Inc., 150 Winchester Circle, Los Gatos, CA 95032
TCL Electronics Holdings Limited, f/k/a, TCL Multimedia Holdings 
Limited, 7th Floor, Bulding 22E, 22 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong 
Science Park, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Shenzhen TCL New Technology Company Limited, 5 Shekou Industrial Avenue 
Shenzhen, 518067, P.R. China
TCL King Electrical Appliances, (Huizhou) Company Limited, 78 Zhongkai 
Development Zone, Huizhou, 516006, P.R. China
TTE Technology Inc. d/b/a/TCL USA and TCL North America, 555 South 
Promenade Avenue, Suite 103, Corona, CA 92879
TCL Corp., TCL Technology Building, 17 Huifeng 3rd Road, Zhongkai Hi-
Tech Development District, Huizhou City, Guangdong Province, P.R. China
TCL Moka, Int'l Ltd., 13/F, TCL Tower, 8 Tai Chung Road Tsuen Wan, New 
Territories, Hong Kong
TCL Overseas Marketing Ltd., 13/F, TCL Tower, 8 Tai Chung Road Tsuen 
Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong
TCL Industries Holdings Co., Ltd., 13/F, TCL Tower, 8 Tai Chung Road 
Tsuen Wan, New Territories Hong Kong
TCL Smart Device (Vietnam) Company, Ltd., No. 26 VSIP II-A, Street 32, 
Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park II-A, Tan Binh Commune, Bac Tan Uyen 
District, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam
Hisense Co. Ltd., Hisense Tower, No. 17 Donghai West Road, South 
District, Qingdao, Shandong Provence 266071, P.R. China
Hisense Electronics Manufacturing Company of America Corporation d/b/a 
Hisense USA, 7310 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suwanee, Georgia 20024
Hisense Import & Export Co. Ltd., Hisense Tower, No. 17 Donghai West 
Road, South District, Qingdao, Shandong Provence 266071, P.R. China
Qingdao Hisense Electric Co., Ltd., 218 Qianwangang Road, Economic 
Technology Development Zone, Qingdao, Shandong Province 266555, P.R. 
China
Hisense International (HK) Co., Ltd., Room 3101-5, Singga Coml Ctr, 148 
Connaught Road West, Sheng Wan Hong Kong (SAR)
Funai Electric Co., Ltd., 7-7-1 Nakagaito, Daito city, Osaka 574-0013, 
Japan
Funai Corporation Inc., 201 Route 17 North, Suite 903, Rutherford, NJ 
07070
Funai (Thailand) Co., Ltd., 835 Moo 18, Pakchong-Lumsompung Road, 
Tambon Chantuek, Amphur Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, 30130

    (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), as amended in 85 FR 15798 
(March 19, 2020), such responses will be considered by the Commission 
if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the 
complainant 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: May 18, 2020
William Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-11026 Filed 5-21-20; 8:45 am]
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