Certain Robotic Floor Cleaning Devices and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation, 12206-12207 [2021-04294]

Download as PDF 12206 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 39 / Tuesday, March 2, 2021 / Notices nomination and responded to the Federal Preservation Officer within 45 days of receipt of the nomination and supports listing the property in the National Register of Historic Places. INDIANA Floyd County U.S. Court House and Federal Office Building, 121 West Spring St., New Albany, SG100006338 Authority: Section 60.13 of 36 CFR part 60. Dated: February 23, 2021. Sherry A. Frear, Chief, National Register of Historic Places/ National Historic Landmarks Program. [FR Doc. 2021–04249 Filed 3–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–637 and 731– TA–1471 (Final)] Large Vertical Shaft Engines From China Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of large vertical shaft engines from China, provided for in subheadings 8407.90.10, 8407.90.90, and 8409.91.99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), and to be subsidized by the government of China.2 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective January 15, 2020, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by the Coalition of American Vertical Engine Producers (Kohler Co., Kohler, Wisconsin and Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin). The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 The Commission also finds that imports subject to Commerce’s affirmative critical circumstances determination are not likely to undermine seriously the remedial effect of the antidumping duty order on large vertical shaft engines from China. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Mar 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 imports of large vertical shaft engines from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sold at LTFV within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations and of a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register on September 18, 2020 (85 FR 58384). In light of the restrictions on access to the Commission building due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the Commission conducted its hearing through written testimony and video conference on January 5, 2021. All persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to §§ 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on February 24, 2021. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5162 (February 2021), entitled Large Vertical Shaft Engines from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–637 and 731–TA–1471 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 24, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–04201 Filed 3–1–21; 8:45 am] 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). BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1252] Certain Robotic Floor Cleaning Devices 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 January 28, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of iRobot Corporation of Bedford, Massachusetts. The complaint 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 robotic floor cleaning devices and components thereof by reason of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,884,423 (‘‘the ’423 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 10,813,517 (‘‘the ’517 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 10,835,096 (‘‘the ’096 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,571,511 (‘‘the ’511 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 10,296,007 (‘‘the ’007 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 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: Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on February 25, 2021, 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 1–4, 6–9, 12–15, 18, 20–23, 25, and 26 of the ’423 patent; claims 1, 3, 4, 9, and 10 of the ’517 patent; claims 1, 3–6, 8– 10, 12–14, 16–19, 21–23, 25 and 26 of the ’096 patent; claims 1, 8–12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 22–25, 32–34, 36, 37, 55, 56, and 62 of the ’511 patent; and claims 1, 5, E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 12207 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 39 / Tuesday, March 2, 2021 / Notices 6, 10, 12, and 13 of the ’007 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 ‘‘robotic vacuums and wet/dry mops, their docking stations, and associated parts and components (including software)’’; (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: iRobot Corporation 8 Crosby Drive Bedford, MA 01730 (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: SharkNinja Operating LLC, 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494 SharkNinja Management LLC, 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494 SharkNinja Management Co., 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494 SharkNinja Sales Co., 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494 EP Midco LLC, 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494 SharkNinja Hong Kong Co. Ltd., 238 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Central & Western District—Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong (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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Mar 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 25, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 39 (Tuesday, March 2, 2021)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1252]


Certain Robotic Floor Cleaning Devices 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 January 28, 2021, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of iRobot 
Corporation of Bedford, Massachusetts. The complaint 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 robotic floor cleaning devices and components 
thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 
9,884,423 (``the '423 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,813,517 (``the '517 
patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,835,096 (``the '096 patent''); U.S. 
Patent No. 7,571,511 (``the '511 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 
10,296,007 (``the '007 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 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 25, 2021, 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 1-4, 6-9, 12-15, 18, 20-23, 25, and 26 of the '423 patent; 
claims 1, 3, 4, 9, and 10 of the '517 patent; claims 1, 3-6, 8-10, 12-
14, 16-19, 21-23, 25 and 26 of the '096 patent; claims 1, 8-12, 14, 16, 
18, 19, 22-25, 32-34, 36, 37, 55, 56, and 62 of the '511 patent; and 
claims 1, 5,

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6, 10, 12, and 13 of the '007 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 ``robotic vacuums and 
wet/dry mops, their docking stations, and associated parts and 
components (including software)'';
    (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:
iRobot Corporation
8 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730

    (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:

SharkNinja Operating LLC, 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494
SharkNinja Management LLC, 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494
SharkNinja Management Co., 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494
SharkNinja Sales Co., 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494
EP Midco LLC, 89 A St. #100, Needham, MA 02494
SharkNinja Hong Kong Co. Ltd., 238 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, 
Central & Western District--Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

    (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 25, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-04294 Filed 3-1-21; 8:45 am]
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