Certain Barcode Scanners, Mobile Computers With Barcode Scanning Capabilities, Scan Engines, and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation, 60915 [2021-24037]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 211 / Thursday, November 4, 2021 / Notices 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: October 29, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–24038 Filed 11–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1285] Certain Barcode Scanners, Mobile Computers With Barcode Scanning Capabilities, Scan Engines, 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 September 29, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Honeywell International Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina; Hand Held Products, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina; and Metrologic Instruments, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina. 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 barcode scanners, mobile computers with barcode scanning capabilities, scan engines, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,568,628 (‘‘the ’628 patent’’); 7,770,799 (‘‘the ’799 patent’’); 8,794,520 (‘‘the ’520 patent’’); 9,576,169 (‘‘the ’169 patent’’); and 10,721,429 (‘‘the ’429 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 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 Nov 03, 2021 Jkt 256001 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 (2021). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on October 29, 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 1–5, 9, 11, 13–15, 17–22, 24, 26, 27, 30, 32, 34–39, and 42–46 of the ’628 patent; claims 9–12 and 14–20 of the ’799 patent; claims 1–27 of the ’520 patent; claims 1–3, 5–7, 9–12, 14, 16, and 18 of the ’169 patent; and claims 1, 2, 4–11, 13–18, 20–25, and 27–30 of the ’429 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 ‘‘barcode scan engines and scanners (such as handheld and stationary scanners), mobile computers with barcode scanning capabilities (such as handheld, tablet, and wearable computers), and components thereof (such as circuit boards with barcode scanning capabilities)’’; (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: PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 60915 (a) The complainant is: Honeywell International Inc., 855 S Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 Hand Held Products, Inc., 855 S Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 Metrologic Instruments, Inc., 855 S Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (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: Zebra Technologies Corporation, 3 Overlook Point, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Symbol Technologies, Inc., 1 Zebra Plaza, Holtsville, NY 11742 (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 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 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: October 29, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–24037 Filed 11–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1285]


Certain Barcode Scanners, Mobile Computers With Barcode Scanning 
Capabilities, Scan Engines, 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 September 29, 2021, under 
section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of 
Honeywell International Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina; Hand Held 
Products, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina; and Metrologic 
Instruments, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina. 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 barcode scanners, mobile computers with 
barcode scanning capabilities, scan engines, and components thereof by 
reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,568,628 
(``the '628 patent''); 7,770,799 (``the '799 patent''); 8,794,520 
(``the '520 patent''); 9,576,169 (``the '169 patent''); and 10,721,429 
(``the '429 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 (2021).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on October 29, 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 1-5, 9, 11, 13-15, 17-22, 24, 26, 27, 30, 32, 34-39, and 42-46 
of the '628 patent; claims 9-12 and 14-20 of the '799 patent; claims 1-
27 of the '520 patent; claims 1-3, 5-7, 9-12, 14, 16, and 18 of the 
'169 patent; and claims 1, 2, 4-11, 13-18, 20-25, and 27-30 of the '429 
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 ``barcode scan engines 
and scanners (such as handheld and stationary scanners), mobile 
computers with barcode scanning capabilities (such as handheld, tablet, 
and wearable computers), and components thereof (such as circuit boards 
with barcode scanning capabilities)'';
    (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:

Honeywell International Inc., 855 S Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Hand Held Products, Inc., 855 S Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
Metrologic Instruments, Inc., 855 S Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

    (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:

Zebra Technologies Corporation, 3 Overlook Point, Lincolnshire, IL 
60069
Symbol Technologies, Inc., 1 Zebra Plaza, Holtsville, NY 11742

    (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 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 
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: October 29, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-24037 Filed 11-3-21; 8:45 am]
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