Certain Vehicle Control Systems, Vehicles Containing the Same, and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation Due to a Settlement Agreement; Termination of the Investigation, 72618-72619 [2021-27758]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 72618 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 22, 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 Hyundai Motor Company and Hyundai Motor America, Inc. on December 16, 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 replacement automotive lamps. The complainant names as respondents: TYC Brother Industrial Co., Ltd of Taiwan; Genera Corporation (d/b/a TYC Genera) of Brea, CA; LKQ Corporation of Chicago IL; and Keystone Automotive Industries, Inc. of Exeter, PA. 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 17:55 Dec 21, 2021 Jkt 256001 (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. 3584’’) 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 paper-based 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 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: December 17, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–27756 Filed 12–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1235] Certain Vehicle Control Systems, Vehicles Containing the Same, and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation Due to a Settlement Agreement; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has SUMMARY: 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 22, 2021 / Notices determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 58) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement. The investigation is hereby terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl P. Bretscher, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2382. 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: The Commission instituted this investigation on December 29, 2020, based on a complaint, as supplemented, filed by Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. of Coventry, United Kingdom and Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC of Mahwah, New Jersey (collectively, ‘‘JLR’’). 85 FR 85659 (Dec. 29, 2020). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (‘‘Section 337’’), in the importation into the United States, sale for importation, or sale in the United States after importation of certain vehicle control systems, vehicles containing the same, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. RE46,828 (‘‘the ’828 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that a domestic industry exists. Id. The Commission’s notice of investigation named the following respondents: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG (d/b/a Porsche AG) of Stuttgart, Germany; Porsche Cars North America, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia; Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. of Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy; Automobili Lamborghini America, LLC of Herndon, Virginia; Volkswagen AG of Wolfsburg, Germany; Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. of Herndon, Virginia; Audi AG of Ingolstadt, Germany; and Audi of America, LLC of Herndon, Virginia. Id. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations was not named as a party to this investigation. Id. The Commission partially terminated the investigation with respect to certain VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Dec 21, 2021 Jkt 256001 claims of the ’828 patent based on unopposed motions filed by JLR. Order No. 43 (May 3, 2021), unreviewed by Comm’n Notice (June 1, 2021); Order No. 47 (Aug. 4, 2021), unreviewed by Comm’n Notice (Aug. 18, 2021); Order No. 48 (Aug. 5, 2021), unreviewed by Comm’n Notice (Aug. 18, 2021). On September 27, 2021, JLR and Respondents filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement that settled all of the issues between the parties. On November 18, 2021, the presiding ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 58) granting the joint motion to terminate the investigation. The ID finds that the settlement agreement complies with Commission Rules 210.21(a)(1) and 210.21(b)(1) (19 CFR 210.21(a)(1), 210.21(b)(1)) because it completely resolves the dispute between the parties, and there are no other agreements, written or oral, express or implied, between the parties concerning the subject matter of the investigation. The ID also finds that terminating the investigation is in the public interest and will conserve public and private resources. The ID finds there are no extraordinary circumstances that would prevent the termination of this investigation. No petition for review of the subject ID was filed. The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. Accordingly, the investigation is hereby terminated in its entirety. The Commission vote for this determination took place on December 17, 2021. 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 17, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–27758 Filed 12–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–662 and 731– TA–1554 (Final)] Pentafluoroethane (R–125) From China; Revised Schedule for the Subject Investigations United States International Trade Commission. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: DATES: 72619 Notice. December 17, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter Stebbins (202–205–2039), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter 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 (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Effective August 17, 2021, the Commission established a schedule for the conduct of the final phase of the subject investigations (86 FR 50171, September 7, 2021). The Commission is revising its schedule. The Commission’s revised date in the schedule is as follows: The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is December 28, 2021. Parties may submit supplemental comments not to exceed five (5) pages in length addressing only Commerce’s final countervailing and antidumping duty determinations on or before January 7, 2022; the Commission will make its final release of information on January 26, 2022; and final party comments are due on January 28, 2022. For further information concerning these proceedings, see the Commission’s notice cited above and the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 CFR part 207). Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to § 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By order of the Commission. Issued: December 17, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–27759 Filed 12–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1235]


Certain Vehicle Control Systems, Vehicles Containing the Same, 
and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To 
Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate 
the Investigation Due to a Settlement Agreement; Termination of the 
Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade 
Commission (``Commission'') has

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determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 
58) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting 
a joint motion to terminate the investigation based on a settlement 
agreement. The investigation is hereby terminated.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl P. Bretscher, Esq., Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2382. 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: The Commission instituted this investigation 
on December 29, 2020, based on a complaint, as supplemented, filed by 
Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. of Coventry, United Kingdom and Jaguar Land 
Rover North America, LLC of Mahwah, New Jersey (collectively, ``JLR''). 
85 FR 85659 (Dec. 29, 2020). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges 
violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 
U.S.C. 1337 (``Section 337''), in the importation into the United 
States, sale for importation, or sale in the United States after 
importation of certain vehicle control systems, vehicles containing the 
same, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain 
claims of U.S. Patent No. RE46,828 (``the '828 patent''). The complaint 
further alleges that a domestic industry exists. Id. The Commission's 
notice of investigation named the following respondents: Dr. Ing. h.c. 
F. Porsche AG (d/b/a Porsche AG) of Stuttgart, Germany; Porsche Cars 
North America, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia; Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. 
of Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy; Automobili Lamborghini America, LLC of 
Herndon, Virginia; Volkswagen AG of Wolfsburg, Germany; Volkswagen 
Group of America, Inc. of Herndon, Virginia; Audi AG of Ingolstadt, 
Germany; and Audi of America, LLC of Herndon, Virginia. Id. The Office 
of Unfair Import Investigations was not named as a party to this 
investigation. Id.
    The Commission partially terminated the investigation with respect 
to certain claims of the '828 patent based on unopposed motions filed 
by JLR. Order No. 43 (May 3, 2021), unreviewed by Comm'n Notice (June 
1, 2021); Order No. 47 (Aug. 4, 2021), unreviewed by Comm'n Notice 
(Aug. 18, 2021); Order No. 48 (Aug. 5, 2021), unreviewed by Comm'n 
Notice (Aug. 18, 2021).
    On September 27, 2021, JLR and Respondents filed a joint motion to 
terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement that 
settled all of the issues between the parties.
    On November 18, 2021, the presiding ALJ issued the subject ID 
(Order No. 58) granting the joint motion to terminate the 
investigation. The ID finds that the settlement agreement complies with 
Commission Rules 210.21(a)(1) and 210.21(b)(1) (19 CFR 210.21(a)(1), 
210.21(b)(1)) because it completely resolves the dispute between the 
parties, and there are no other agreements, written or oral, express or 
implied, between the parties concerning the subject matter of the 
investigation. The ID also finds that terminating the investigation is 
in the public interest and will conserve public and private resources. 
The ID finds there are no extraordinary circumstances that would 
prevent the termination of this investigation.
    No petition for review of the subject ID was filed.
    The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. 
Accordingly, the investigation is hereby terminated in its entirety.
    The Commission vote for this determination took place on December 
17, 2021.
    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 17, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-27758 Filed 12-21-21; 8:45 am]
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