Certain Filament Light-Emitting Diodes and Products Containing Same (II); Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Motion To Intervene, 80820 [2020-27381]

Download as PDF 80820 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 240 / Monday, December 14, 2020 / Notices Commission conducted its hearing by video conference on November 5, 2020. All persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate. The Commission transmitted its determination in this investigation to the President on December 8, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5144 (December 2020), entitled Large Residential Washers: Extension of Action, Investigation No. TA–201–076 (Extension). By order of the Commission. Issued: December 8, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–27380 Filed 12–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1220] Certain Filament Light-Emitting Diodes and Products Containing Same (II); Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Motion To Intervene 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. 15) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) granting a motion to intervene filed by non-party Global Value Lighting LLC (‘‘GVL’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Houda Morad, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–4716. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.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: On October 5, 2020, the Commission instituted this investigation under jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 02:51 Dec 12, 2020 Jkt 253001 section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (‘‘section 337’’), based on a complaint filed by The Regents of the University of California (‘‘Complainant’’). See 85 FR 62761–62 (Oct. 5, 2020). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges a violation 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 filament light-emitting diodes and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,240,529; 9,859,464; 10,593,854; 10,644,213; and 10,658,557. See id. The notice of investigation names the following respondents: Home Depot Product Authority, LLC; Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.; and The Home Depot, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (collectively, ‘‘Home Depot’’); General Electric Company of Boston, Massachusetts; Consumer Lighting (U.S.) LLC, d/b/a GE Lighting of Cleveland, Ohio; Savant Systems, Inc. of Hyannis, Massachusetts; Feit Electric Company, Inc. of Pico Rivera, California; Satco Products, Inc. of Brentwood, New York; IKEA Supply AG of Pratteln, Switzerland; IKEA U.S. Retail LLC of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania; and IKEA of Sweden AB of Almhult, Sweden. See id. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) is also a party to the investigation. See id. On November 5, 2020, the ALJ issued an ID (Order No. 14) granting non-party Signify North America Corp.’s motion to intervene in this investigation. See Order No. 14 (Nov. 5, 2020), unreviewed by Comm’n Notice (Nov. 30, 2020). On November 4, 2020, GVL filed a motion to intervene in this investigation pursuant to Commission Rule 210.19 (19 CFR 210.19). GVL argued that its motion is timely and that ‘‘[i]ntervention is appropriate where, as here, the Complaint seeks to directly exclude the intervenor’s products.’’ See Mot. at 4–6. No party opposed the motion to intervene except that Complainant argued that GVL should coordinate all aspects of the investigation with the Home Depot respondents. See Complainant’s Resp. at 2 (Nov. 9, 2020). On November 16, 2020, OUII filed a response in support of the motion to intervene. No other responses were received. On November 16, 2020, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 15) granting GVL’s motion to intervene. The ID notes that ‘‘[n]o party disputes that GVL should be allowed to intervene.’’ See ID at 1. The ID finds that ‘‘GVL may fully participate as a party in the investigation, including with respect to PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 all claims and defenses at issue in the investigation.’’ See id. The ID also finds that ‘‘GVL shall coordinate to the extent possible with [Home Depot] and other respondents.’’ See id. at 1–2. No petition for review of the subject ID was filed. The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. GVL is granted intervenor status. The Commission’s vote for this determination took place on December 8, 2020. 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: December 8, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–27381 Filed 12–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [Agency Docket Number DOL–2020–0007] Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Forced or Indentured Child Labor in the Production of Goods in Foreign Countries and Efforts by Certain Foreign Countries To Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor, and Business Practices To Reduce the Likelihood of Forced Labor or Child Labor in the Production of Goods The Bureau of International Labor Affairs, United States Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice; request for information and invitation to comment. AGENCY: This notice is a request for information and/or comment on three reports issued by the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) regarding child labor and forced labor in certain foreign countries. Relevant information submitted by the public will be used by the Department of Labor (DOL) in preparing its ongoing reporting as required under Congressional mandates and a Presidential directive. The 2019 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor report (TDA report), published on September 30, 2020, assesses efforts of 131 countries to eliminate the worst forms of child labor in 2019 and reports whether countries made significant, moderate, minimal, or no advancement during that year. It also suggests actions foreign countries can take to eliminate the worst forms of child labor through legislation, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1220]


Certain Filament Light-Emitting Diodes and Products Containing 
Same (II); Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination 
Granting a Motion To Intervene

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. 15) of the presiding administrative law judge 
(``ALJ'') granting a motion to intervene filed by non-party Global 
Value Lighting LLC (``GVL'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Houda Morad, Office of the General 
Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-4716. Copies of non-
confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may 
be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email 
[email protected]. General information concerning the Commission may 
also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.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: On October 5, 2020, the Commission 
instituted this investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (``section 337''), based on a 
complaint filed by The Regents of the University of California 
(``Complainant''). See 85 FR 62761-62 (Oct. 5, 2020). The complaint, as 
supplemented, alleges a violation 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 filament 
light-emitting diodes and products containing the same by reason of 
infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,240,529; 
9,859,464; 10,593,854; 10,644,213; and 10,658,557. See id. The notice 
of investigation names the following respondents: Home Depot Product 
Authority, LLC; Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.; and The Home Depot, Inc. of 
Atlanta, Georgia (collectively, ``Home Depot''); General Electric 
Company of Boston, Massachusetts; Consumer Lighting (U.S.) LLC, d/b/a 
GE Lighting of Cleveland, Ohio; Savant Systems, Inc. of Hyannis, 
Massachusetts; Feit Electric Company, Inc. of Pico Rivera, California; 
Satco Products, Inc. of Brentwood, New York; IKEA Supply AG of 
Pratteln, Switzerland; IKEA U.S. Retail LLC of Conshohocken, 
Pennsylvania; and IKEA of Sweden AB of Almhult, Sweden. See id. The 
Office of Unfair Import Investigations (``OUII'') is also a party to 
the investigation. See id.
    On November 5, 2020, the ALJ issued an ID (Order No. 14) granting 
non-party Signify North America Corp.'s motion to intervene in this 
investigation. See Order No. 14 (Nov. 5, 2020), unreviewed by Comm'n 
Notice (Nov. 30, 2020).
    On November 4, 2020, GVL filed a motion to intervene in this 
investigation pursuant to Commission Rule 210.19 (19 CFR 210.19). GVL 
argued that its motion is timely and that ``[i]ntervention is 
appropriate where, as here, the Complaint seeks to directly exclude the 
intervenor's products.'' See Mot. at 4-6. No party opposed the motion 
to intervene except that Complainant argued that GVL should coordinate 
all aspects of the investigation with the Home Depot respondents. See 
Complainant's Resp. at 2 (Nov. 9, 2020). On November 16, 2020, OUII 
filed a response in support of the motion to intervene. No other 
responses were received.
    On November 16, 2020, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 15) 
granting GVL's motion to intervene. The ID notes that ``[n]o party 
disputes that GVL should be allowed to intervene.'' See ID at 1. The ID 
finds that ``GVL may fully participate as a party in the investigation, 
including with respect to all claims and defenses at issue in the 
investigation.'' See id. The ID also finds that ``GVL shall coordinate 
to the extent possible with [Home Depot] and other respondents.'' See 
id. at 1-2.
    No petition for review of the subject ID was filed. The Commission 
has determined not to review the subject ID. GVL is granted intervenor 
status.
    The Commission's vote for this determination took place on December 
8, 2020.
    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: December 8, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-27381 Filed 12-11-20; 8:45 am]
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