Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation, 31807-31808 [2020-11360]

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The Commission will list the name of the organization furnishing the summary and will include a link to the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) where the full written submission can be found. By order of the Commission. Issued: May 21, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2020–11359 Filed 5–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 May 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1201] Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; 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 21, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Sharp Corporation of Japan and Sharp Electronics Corporation of New Jersey. Supplements to the complaint were filed on April 22, 2020, May 4, 2020, and May 12, 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 liquid crystal display devices, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,245,329 (‘‘the ’329 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,372,533 (‘‘the ’533 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,022,912 (‘‘the ’912 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,451,204 (‘‘the ’204 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 8,847,863 (‘‘the ’863 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, as supplemented, 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 EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. 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, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31807 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 (2020). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on May 20, 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 and 4–6 of the ’329 patent; claims 1–2 and 11–13 of the ’533 patent; claims 1, 4, 6, 11–12, 15, 17, and 22 of the ’912 patent; claims 1, 3, 5, 10–11, 13, 15, 17, and 22 of the ’204 patent; and claims 8– 13 of the ’863 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 ‘‘high definition televisions and display screens, LCD panels, LCD modules (consisting of LCD panels as well as a controller and backlight), and components of each’’; (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 complainants are: Sharp Corporation, 1 Takumi-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka, 590–8522 Japan Sharp Electronics Corporation, 100 Paragon Drive, Montvale, New Jersey 07645 (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: VIZIO Inc., 39 Tesla, Irvine, CA 92618 Xianyang CaiHong Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., No.1, Gaoke Yilu, Qindu District, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712000, China TPV Technology, Ltd., Units 1208–16, 12/F, C-Bons International Center, 108 E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1 31808 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 27, 2020 / Notices Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong TPV Display Technology (Xiamen) Co., Ltd., No. 1, Xianghai Road, (Xiang’An) Industrial Zone, Torch Hi-New Zon, Xiamen, Fujian, 361101, China TPV International (USA), Inc., 3737 Executive Center Drive, Suite 261, Austin, TX 78731 Trend Smart America, Ltd., 2 South Pointe Dr., Ste. 152, Lake Forest, CA 92630 Trend Smart CE Mexico S.R.L. De D.V., Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz No. 196202, Tijuana, Baja California 22435, Mexico jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES (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 be named as a party to 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 complainants 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 21, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–11360 Filed 5–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 May 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—UHD Alliance, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on May 12, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), UHD Alliance, Inc. (‘‘UHD Alliance’’) filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, MediaTek, Inc., Hsinchu, TAIWAN has become a party to this venture. Also, Onkyo Corporation, Osaka, JAPAN has withdrawn as a party to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and UHD Alliance intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On June 17, 2015, UHD Alliance filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 17, 2015 (80 FR 42537). The last notification was filed with the Department on March 10, 2020. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on March 20, 2020(85 FR 16133). Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2020–11367 Filed 5–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Open Mobile Alliance Notice is hereby given that, on May 11, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Open Mobile Alliance (‘‘OMA’’) filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, grandcentrix GmbH, Cologne, GERMANY; Institute for Information Industry (III), Taipei City, TAIWAN; Vasala Oyj, Vantaa, FINLAND, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Adups Tech. Co., Ltd., Zhangjiang, Shanghai, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Communications Global Certification Inc., Gweishan, Tao-Yuan, TAIWAN; Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd Shenzhen, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Invigo Offshore SAL, Beirut, LEBANON; Nautes Technology Inc, Anyang-si, Gyeonggido, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Open Source Alliance, Jung-gu, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Orange SA, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM; Redstone Sunshine (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd., Haidian District, Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; RETHING IoT Technologies pc, Chalandri, Attiki, GREECE; SigMast Communications, Bedford, NS, CANADA; TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., Annapolis, MN; Works Systems, Inc, San Jose, CA; ZTE Corporation, Shenzhen, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, have withdrawn as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and OMA intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On March 18, 1998, OMA filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on December 31, 1998 (63 FR 72333). The last notification was filed with the Department on April 26, 2019. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 10, 2019 (84 FR 20660). Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2020–11364 Filed 5–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Meeting of the NDCAC Executive Advisory Board AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM Justice Department. 27MYN1

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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1201]


Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices, Components Thereof, and 
Products Containing the Same; 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 21, 2020, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Sharp 
Corporation of Japan and Sharp Electronics Corporation of New Jersey. 
Supplements to the complaint were filed on April 22, 2020, May 4, 2020, 
and May 12, 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 liquid crystal display devices, components 
thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of 
certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,245,329 (``the '329 patent''); U.S. 
Patent No. 7,372,533 (``the '533 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,022,912 
(``the '912 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,451,204 (``the '204 patent''); 
and U.S. Patent No. 8,847,863 (``the '863 patent''). The complaint 
further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as 
required by the applicable Federal Statute.
    The complainants request that the Commission institute an 
investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion 
order and cease and desist orders.

ADDRESSES:  The complaint, as supplemented, 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 (2020).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on May 20, 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 and 4-6 of the '329 patent; claims 1-2 and 11-13 of the '533 
patent; claims 1, 4, 6, 11-12, 15, 17, and 22 of the '912 patent; 
claims 1, 3, 5, 10-11, 13, 15, 17, and 22 of the '204 patent; and 
claims 8-13 of the '863 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 ``high definition 
televisions and display screens, LCD panels, LCD modules (consisting of 
LCD panels as well as a controller and backlight), and components of 
each'';
    (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 complainants are:

Sharp Corporation, 1 Takumi-cho, Sakai-ku, Sakai City, Osaka, 590-8522 
Japan
Sharp Electronics Corporation, 100 Paragon Drive, Montvale, New Jersey 
07645

    (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:

VIZIO Inc., 39 Tesla, Irvine, CA 92618
Xianyang CaiHong Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., No.1, Gaoke 
Yilu, Qindu District, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712000, China
TPV Technology, Ltd., Units 1208-16, 12/F, C-Bons International Center, 
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Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
TPV Display Technology (Xiamen) Co., Ltd., No. 1, Xianghai Road, 
(Xiang'An) Industrial Zone, Torch Hi-New Zon, Xiamen, Fujian, 361101, 
China
TPV International (USA), Inc., 3737 Executive Center Drive, Suite 261, 
Austin, TX 78731
Trend Smart America, Ltd., 2 South Pointe Dr., Ste. 152, Lake Forest, 
CA 92630
Trend Smart CE Mexico S.R.L. De D.V., Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz No. 
196202, Tijuana, Baja California 22435, Mexico

    (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 be named as a 
party to 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 
complainants 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 21, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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