Certain Cellular Signal Boosters, Repeaters, Bi-Directional Amplifiers, and Components Thereof (II); Institution of Investigation, 11555-11556 [2021-03893]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices System (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 United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (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 has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to § 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Samsung Display Co., Ltd. and Intellectual Keystone Technology LLC on February 19, 2021. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (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 organic lightemitting diode displays, components thereof, and products containing same. The complainant names as respondents: ASUSTeK Computer, Inc., of Taiwan; ASUS Computer International of Fremont, CA; and JOLED Inc., of Japan. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order, cease and desist orders, and impose a bond upon respondents’ alleged infringing articles during the 60day Presidential review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any written submissions on other issues must also be filed by no later than the close of business, eight calendar days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file replies to any written submissions no later than three calendar days after the date on which any initial submissions were due. No other submissions will be accepted, unless requested by the Commission. Any submissions and replies filed in response to this Notice are limited to five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 3533’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic Filing Procedures 1). Please note the Secretary’s Office will accept only electronic filings during this time. Filings must be made through the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https:// edis.usitc.gov.) No in-person paperbased filings or paper copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary at EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be 1 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_ filing_procedures.pdf. PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11555 directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. 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 Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 19, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–03892 Filed 2–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1250] Certain Cellular Signal Boosters, Repeaters, Bi-Directional Amplifiers, and Components Thereof (II); 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 January 21, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Wilson Electronics LLC of St. George, Utah. Supplements were filed on February 1, 8, and 11, 2021. The SUMMARY: 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 11556 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices 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 cellular signal boosters, repeaters, bi-directional amplifiers, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,221,967 (‘‘the ’967 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,409,186 (‘‘the ’186 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,486,929 (‘‘the ’929 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,729,669 (‘‘the ’669 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,783,318 (‘‘the ’318 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,583,033 (‘‘the ’033 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,583,034 (‘‘the ’034 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,639,180 (‘‘the ’180 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,755,399 (‘‘the ’399 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,849,187 (‘‘the ’187 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,874,029 (‘‘the ’029 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 8,874,030 (‘‘the ’030 patent’’). The complaint, as supplemented, 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 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 Docket Services, 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 February 19, 2021, Ordered that– VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 (1) Pursuant to section 210.10(a)(6) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10(a)(6), three separate investigations be instituted based on the complaint to further efficient adjudication, one of which is instituted by this notice of investigation, and that this decision shall not preclude the presiding Administrative Law Judge from further severing the investigation pursuant to section 210.14(h) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.14(h), if appropriate; (2) 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 1–20 of the ’034; claims 10–14, and 16– 17 of the ’180 patent; claims 1–10 and 13–15 of the ’029 patent; and claims 1– 24 of the ’030 patent; and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (3) 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 ‘‘cellular signal boosters, cellular repeaters, bidirectional cellular signal amplifiers, and components such as low-noise amplifiers, power amplifiers, filters, duplexers, triplexers, multiplexers, attenuators, power detectors, microcontrollers, and processors’’; (4) 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: Wilson Electronics LLC, 3301 E Desert Drive, St. George, UT 84790 (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: Cellphone-Mate, Inc. d/b/a SureCall, 48346 Milmont Drive, Fremont, CA 94538 Shenzhen SureCall Communication Technology Co., Ltd., Yangtian Rd. 72 Area Baoan District, Shenzhen, China 518040 (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: February 22, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–03893 Filed 2–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1178] Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest; Certain Collapsible and Portable Furniture U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that on February 18, 2021, the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) issued an Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337. The ALJ also issued a Recommended Determination on remedy and bonding should a violation be found in the above-captioned SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 36 (Thursday, February 25, 2021)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1250]


Certain Cellular Signal Boosters, Repeaters, Bi-Directional 
Amplifiers, and Components Thereof (II); 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 January 21, 2021, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Wilson 
Electronics LLC of St. George, Utah. Supplements were filed on February 
1, 8, and 11, 2021. The

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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 
cellular signal boosters, repeaters, bi-directional amplifiers, and 
components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. 
Patent No. 7,221,967 (``the '967 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,409,186 
(``the '186 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,486,929 (``the '929 patent''); 
U.S. Patent No. 7,729,669 (``the '669 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 
7,783,318 (``the '318 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,583,033 (``the '033 
patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,583,034 (``the '034 patent''); U.S. Patent 
No. 8,639,180 (``the '180 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,755,399 (``the 
'399 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,849,187 (``the '187 patent''); U.S. 
Patent No. 8,874,029 (``the '029 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 
8,874,030 (``the '030 patent''). The complaint, as supplemented, 
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 Docket 
Services, 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 February 19, 2021, Ordered that-
    (1) Pursuant to section 210.10(a)(6) of the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10(a)(6), three separate 
investigations be instituted based on the complaint to further 
efficient adjudication, one of which is instituted by this notice of 
investigation, and that this decision shall not preclude the presiding 
Administrative Law Judge from further severing the investigation 
pursuant to section 210.14(h) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure, 19 CFR 210.14(h), if appropriate;
    (2) 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 1-20 of the '034; claims 10-14, and 16-17 of the '180 patent; 
claims 1-10 and 13-15 of the '029 patent; and claims 1-24 of the '030 
patent; and whether an industry in the United States exists as required 
by subsection (a)(2) of section 337;
    (3) 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 ``cellular signal 
boosters, cellular repeaters, bi-directional cellular signal 
amplifiers, and components such as low-noise amplifiers, power 
amplifiers, filters, duplexers, triplexers, multiplexers, attenuators, 
power detectors, microcontrollers, and processors'';
    (4) 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:

Wilson Electronics LLC, 3301 E Desert Drive, St. George, UT 84790

    (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:

Cellphone-Mate, Inc. d/b/a SureCall, 48346 Milmont Drive, Fremont, CA 
94538

Shenzhen SureCall Communication Technology Co., Ltd., Yangtian Rd. 72 
Area Baoan District, Shenzhen, China 518040

    (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: February 22, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-03893 Filed 2-24-21; 8:45 am]
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