Certain Semiconductor Devices, Wireless Infrastructure Equipment Containing the Same, and Components Thereof; Notice of Institution of Investigation, 13733 [2021-04902]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 45 / Wednesday, March 10, 2021 / Notices Issued: March 4, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2021–04923 Filed 3–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1254] Certain Semiconductor Devices, Wireless Infrastructure Equipment Containing the Same, and Components Thereof; Notice of 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 February 4, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. of Korea and Samsung Austin Semiconductor, LLC of Austin, Texas. 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 semiconductor devices, wireless infrastructure equipment containing the same, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,748,243 (‘‘the ’243 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,018,697 (‘‘the ’697 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 9,048,219 (‘‘the ’219 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 9,761,719 (‘‘the ’719 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, 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Mar 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 March 4, 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 and 6–20 of the ’243 patent; claims 1–15 of the ’697 patent; claims 1–3, 6– 8, 10–14, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, and 26–29 of the ’219 patent; and claims 1, 5–11, 13, 15, and 18 of the ’719 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 ‘‘semiconductor devices, wireless infrastructure equipment containing the same, specifically base stations, modem units, boards, radio units, and digital units, as well as components thereof’’; (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: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., 129 Samsung ro (Maetan-dong), Yeongtong-gu Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do 16677, Republic of Korea Samsung Austin Semiconductor, LLC, 12100 Samsung Blvd., Austin, Texas 78754 (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: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13733 Ericsson AB, Torshamnsgatan 23, Kista, 16480 Stockholm, Sweden Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Torshamnsgatan 21, Kista, SE–164 83, Stockholm, Sweden Ericsson Inc., 6300 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024 (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 the 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: March 4, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–04902 Filed 3–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Z-Wave Alliance, Inc. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1254]


Certain Semiconductor Devices, Wireless Infrastructure Equipment 
Containing the Same, and Components Thereof; Notice of 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 February 4, 2021, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Samsung 
Electronics Co., Ltd. of Korea and Samsung Austin Semiconductor, LLC of 
Austin, Texas. 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 
semiconductor devices, wireless infrastructure equipment containing the 
same, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain 
claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,748,243 (``the '243 patent''); U.S. Patent 
No. 9,018,697 (``the '697 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,048,219 (``the 
'219 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 9,761,719 (``the '719 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, 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 March 4, 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 and 6-20 of the '243 patent; claims 1-15 of the '697 patent; 
claims 1-3, 6-8, 10-14, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, and 26-29 of the '219 
patent; and claims 1, 5-11, 13, 15, and 18 of the '719 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 ``semiconductor 
devices, wireless infrastructure equipment containing the same, 
specifically base stations, modem units, boards, radio units, and 
digital units, as well as components thereof'';
    (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:

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., 129 Samsung ro (Maetan-dong), Yeongtong-
gu Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do 16677, Republic of Korea
Samsung Austin Semiconductor, LLC, 12100 Samsung Blvd., Austin, Texas 
78754

    (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:

Ericsson AB, Torshamnsgatan 23, Kista, 16480 Stockholm, Sweden
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Torshamnsgatan 21, Kista, SE-164 83, 
Stockholm, Sweden
Ericsson Inc., 6300 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024

    (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 the 
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: March 4, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-04902 Filed 3-9-21; 8:45 am]
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