Certain Skin Rejuvenation Resurfacing Devices, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainants' Unopposed Motion To Terminate the Investigation in Its Entirety Based on Settlement; Termination of the Investigation, 72993 [2021-27908]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 244 / Thursday, December 23, 2021 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1262] Certain Skin Rejuvenation Resurfacing Devices, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainants’ Unopposed Motion To Terminate the Investigation in Its Entirety Based on Settlement; Termination of the Investigation International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 12) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) granting complainants’ unopposed motion to terminate the investigation in its entirety based on a settlement agreement. The investigation is terminated. SUMMARY: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint Gerdine, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2310. 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, telephone (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 21, 2021, the Commission instituted this investigation based on a complaint filed by InMode Ltd. of Yokneam, Israel and Invasix Inc. d/b/a InMode of Lake Forest, California (collectively, ‘‘InMode’’). 86 FR 20712–13 (Apr. 21, 2021). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), based on the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain skin rejuvenation resurfacing devices, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,799,285. Id. The VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:50 Dec 22, 2021 Jkt 256001 complaint further alleges that a domestic industry exists. Id. The notice of investigation (‘‘NOI’’) named ILOODA Co., Ltd. (‘‘ILOODA’’) of Suwon, Republic of Korea and Cutera, Inc. (‘‘Cutera’’) of Brisbane, California (collectively, ‘‘Respondents’’) as respondents. Id. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations is not participating in the investigation. Id. On September 22, 2021, the Commission determined to review an ID (Order No. 8) of the ALJ granting InMode’s motion to amend the complaint and NOI in the abovecaptioned investigation to add a claim asserting a violation of 19 U.S.C. 1337(a)(1)(A) against Cutera. On review, the Commission determined to vacate the ID and to remand the issue to the ALJ for further proceedings. On remand, the ALJ denied InMode’s motion on September 23, 2021. On November 22, 2021, InMode filed an unopposed motion to terminate the investigation as to Respondents based on a settlement agreement between InMode and Respondents. On December 2, 2021, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 12) granting InMode’s unopposed motion to terminate the investigation as to Respondents based on settlement. The ID finds that the motion satisfies the requirements of Commission Rule 210.21(b) (19 CFR 210.21(b)) and that terminating the investigation as to Respondents is not contrary to the public interest. No party petitioned for review of the ID. The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. The investigation is terminated. The Commission vote for this determination took place on December 20, 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 20, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–27908 Filed 12–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 72993 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Investigation No. 731–TA–1574 (Preliminary)] Superabsorbent Polymers From South Korea Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of superabsorbent polymers (‘‘SAP’’) from South Korea, provided for in subheading 3906.90.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’).2 Commencement of Final Phase Investigation Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigation. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) of an affirmative preliminary determination in the investigation under § 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determination is negative, upon notice of an affirmative final determination in that investigation under § 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigation need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigation. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigation. Background On November 2, 2021, the Ad Hoc Coalition of American SAP Producers, whose members include BASF Corporation (‘‘BASF’’), Florham Park, 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 86 FR 6715 (November 30, 2021). Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1262]


Certain Skin Rejuvenation Resurfacing Devices, Components 
Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not 
To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainants' Unopposed 
Motion To Terminate the Investigation in Its Entirety Based on 
Settlement; Termination of the Investigation

AGENCY: International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade 
Commission has determined not to review an initial determination 
(``ID'') (Order No. 12) of the presiding administrative law judge 
(``ALJ'') granting complainants' unopposed motion to terminate the 
investigation in its entirety based on a settlement agreement. The 
investigation is terminated.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint Gerdine, Esq., Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-2310. 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, telephone (202) 205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 21, 2021, the Commission instituted 
this investigation based on a complaint filed by InMode Ltd. of 
Yokneam, Israel and Invasix Inc. d/b/a InMode of Lake Forest, 
California (collectively, ``InMode''). 86 FR 20712-13 (Apr. 21, 2021). 
The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of 
the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), based on the 
importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the 
sale within the United States after importation of certain skin 
rejuvenation resurfacing devices, components thereof, and products 
containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. 
Patent No. 10,799,285. Id. The complaint further alleges that a 
domestic industry exists. Id. The notice of investigation (``NOI'') 
named ILOODA Co., Ltd. (``ILOODA'') of Suwon, Republic of Korea and 
Cutera, Inc. (``Cutera'') of Brisbane, California (collectively, 
``Respondents'') as respondents. Id. The Office of Unfair Import 
Investigations is not participating in the investigation. Id.
    On September 22, 2021, the Commission determined to review an ID 
(Order No. 8) of the ALJ granting InMode's motion to amend the 
complaint and NOI in the above-captioned investigation to add a claim 
asserting a violation of 19 U.S.C. 1337(a)(1)(A) against Cutera. On 
review, the Commission determined to vacate the ID and to remand the 
issue to the ALJ for further proceedings. On remand, the ALJ denied 
InMode's motion on September 23, 2021.
    On November 22, 2021, InMode filed an unopposed motion to terminate 
the investigation as to Respondents based on a settlement agreement 
between InMode and Respondents.
    On December 2, 2021, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 12) 
granting InMode's unopposed motion to terminate the investigation as to 
Respondents based on settlement. The ID finds that the motion satisfies 
the requirements of Commission Rule 210.21(b) (19 CFR 210.21(b)) and 
that terminating the investigation as to Respondents is not contrary to 
the public interest. No party petitioned for review of the ID.
    The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. The 
investigation is terminated.
    The Commission vote for this determination took place on December 
20, 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 20, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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