Notice of a Final Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337; Termination of the Investigation, 9642-9643 [2022-03684]

Download as PDF 9642 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 35 / Tuesday, February 22, 2022 / Notices The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with full reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from Oman, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. A schedule for the reviews will be established and announced at a later date. DATES: February 4, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Newell (202–205–2060), 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 these reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 4, 2022, the Commission determined that it should proceed to full reviews in the subject five-year reviews pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)). The Commission found that the domestic interested party group response and the respondent interested party group response from the United Arab Emirates to its notice of institution (86 FR 60289, November 1, 2021) were adequate, and determined to conduct a full review of the order on imports from the United Arab Emirates. The Commission also found that the respondent interested party group responses from Oman and Pakistan were inadequate but determined to conduct full reviews of the orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from those countries in order to promote administrative efficiency in light of its determination to conduct a full review of the order with respect to the United Arab Emirates. A record of the Commissioners’ votes will be available lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:42 Feb 18, 2022 Jkt 256001 from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s website. Authority: These reviews is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to § 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: February 16, 2022. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2022–03685 Filed 2–18–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Certain Electronic Stud Finders, Metal Detectors and Electrical Scanners [Investigation No. 337–TA–1221] Notice of a Final Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to affirm in part, modify in part, and reverse in part the Administrative Law Judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) final initial determination (‘‘ID’’), issued on October 7, 2021, finding no violation of section 337 in the above-referenced investigation as to three asserted patents. The Commission affirms the ID’s determination that no violation of section 337 has occurred based on the importation of certain electronic stud finders, metal detectors, and electrical scanners. This investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin S. Richards, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–5453. 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: On October 5, 2020, the Commission SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 instituted this investigation based on a complaint filed on behalf of Zircon Corporation of Campbell, California (‘‘Zircon’’). 85 FR 62758–59 (Oct. 5, 2020). The complaint alleged violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic stud finders, metal detectors, and electrical scanners by reason of infringement of one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,989,662 (‘‘the ’662 patent’’), 7,148,703 (‘‘the ’703 patent’’), 8,604,771 (‘‘the ’771 patent’’), and 9,475,185 (‘‘the ’185 patent’’). Id. at 62759. The Commission’s notice of investigation named as respondents Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. of New Britain, Connecticut, and Black & Decker (U.S.), Inc. of Towson, Maryland (together, ‘‘Respondents’’). Id. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations is not participating in this investigation. Id. On April 22, 2021, the ALJ issued a claim construction order based on briefs submitted by the parties. See Order No. 20. On June 15, 2021, the ALJ granted a motion for summary determination of no infringement concerning the ’703 patent, which terminated that patent from the investigation. See Order No. 27, unreviewed by Comm’n Notice (July 15, 2021). On October 7, 2021, the ALJ issued the subject ID, which found no violation of section 337 as to any claim of the remaining asserted patents by Respondents. Also, on October 7, 2021, the ALJ issued his recommended determination (‘‘RD’’) on remedy and bonding. The ALJ recommended, upon a finding of violation, that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order and impose a bond in the amount of zero percent of the entered value of any covered products imported during the period of Presidential review. On October 19, 2021, Zircon and Respondents submitted petitions for review of the ID. On October 27, 2021, Zircon and Respondents submitted responses to the petitions. On December 6, 2021, the Commission issued notice of its determination to review the ID with respect to (1) the ID’s infringement findings for the ’662 patent; (2) the ID’s findings on the technical prong of the domestic industry requirement for the ’662 patent; (3) the ID’s obviousness findings for the ’662 patent; (4) the ID’s infringement findings for the ’771 patent; (5) the ID’s anticipation and obviousness findings for the ’771 patent; (6) the ID’s claim construction and infringement findings for the ’185 E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 35 / Tuesday, February 22, 2022 / Notices patent; (7) the ID’s anticipation and obviousness findings for the ’185 patent; and (8) the ID’s findings on the economic prong of the domestic industry requirement. In connection with its review of the ID, the Commission sought briefing from the parties on several questions germane to the issues on review and on remedy, bonding, and the public interest. On December 23, 2021, the parties submitted briefs responding to the questions posed in the Commission’s Notice of Review and on remedy, the public interest, and bond. Thereafter, on January 7, 2022, each submitted a reply to the other’s brief on review. Having considered the parties’ submissions, the ID, and the record in this investigation, the Commission has determined that no violation of section 337 has occurred based on Respondents’ importation, sale for importation, or sale after importation of certain electronic stud finders, metal detectors, and electrical scanners into the United States. The Commission has further determined to affirm, modify, reverse, and take no position on certain portions of the ID, as explained in the Commission’s opinion issued concurrently herewith. This investigation is terminated. The Commission vote for this determination took place on February 15, 2022. 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 210). Office of Justice Programs Emailed responses must be received (and mailed responses postmarked) by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on April 8, 2022. ADDRESSES: Responses to this request may be submitted electronically by email to Eric Vetter at evetter@rti.org with the subject line ‘‘Criminal Justice Chatbot Market Survey Federal Register Response.’’ Responses may also be sent by mail to the following address: Criminal Justice Testing and Evaluation Consortium (CJTEC), ATTN: Eric Vetter, Criminal Justice Chatbot Market Survey Federal Register Response, RTI International, P.O. Box 12194, 3040 E Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709–2194. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For more information on this market survey, please contact Meghan Camello (CJTEC) by telephone at 603–801–5127 or mcamello@rti.org. For more information on the NIJ CJTEC, visit https:// nij.ojp.gov/funding/awards/2018-75-cxk003 and view the description, or contact Steven Schuetz (NIJ) by telephone at 202–514–7663 or at steven.schuetz@usdoj.gov. Please note that these are not toll-free telephone numbers. [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1795] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By order of the Commission. Issued: February 15, 2022. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2022–03684 Filed 2–18–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Criminal Justice Chatbot Market Survey National Institute of Justice (NIJ), Justice. ACTION: Notice of request for information. AGENCY: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 overview of how criminal justice stakeholders (i.e., law enforcement, courts, and correctional agencies) can implement chatbots. This report is a follow-on to Chatbots in the Criminal Justice System; a report that provides an overview of chatbot technology and examples in the criminal justice system. This RFI is seeking information about best practices for the development and implementation of chatbots in the criminal justice system. The resulting report will educate criminal justice agencies on implementation pathways and will highlight selected chatbot developers and providers with previous experience specific to the criminal justice system or local government. The goal of the report is to be a resource for stakeholders to reference when considering their chatbot development plans. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is soliciting information in an upcoming Criminal Justice Testing and Evaluation Consortium (CJTEC) report that will provide a functional SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:42 Feb 18, 2022 Jkt 256001 DATES: Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Chatbots designed for other industries or applications that could be applicable to the criminal justice community (i.e., municipal agency). Usage: Information provided in response to this request may be published in a report on chatbots in the criminal justice system. This RFI is intended to solicit important general information from vendors, developers, industry observers, or the criminal justice community which may lead to later discussions to help understand best practices, case studies, product technical specifications, etc. that might be used in the report. CJTEC is seeking a response from technology vendors, developers, IT consultancies, or the criminal justice community that includes: 1. Name and description of company/ organization. 2. Case studies or user testimonials highlighting criminal justice or similar use cases, including description of product or service. 3. Contact information for a future conversation (name, role, email, phone number). An independent response should be submitted for each product that respondents would like CJTEC to consider in their report. NIJ encourages respondents to provide information in common file formats, such as Microsoft Word, pdf, or plain text. Each response should include contact information. Jennifer Scherer, Acting Director and Principal Deputy Director, National Institute of Justice. [FR Doc. 2022–03620 Filed 2–18–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE National Institute of Justice [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1796] Technologies To Measure Community Perception, Opinion, and/or Satisfaction Related to Law Enforcement: Market Survey National Institute of Justice (NIJ), Office of Justice Programs, Justice. ACTION: Notice of request for information. AGENCY: Information sought: CJTEC is seeking information and insights into the design, development, and implementation of chatbots in the criminal justice system. Specifically, CJTEC is seeking information about successful implementation that fit one or more of these categories: • Chatbots designed for the criminal justice community, such as law enforcement, court systems, correctional agencies, and victim service organizations. PO 00000 9643 The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is soliciting information for an upcoming Criminal Justice Testing and Evaluation Consortium (CJTEC) report that will provide a functional overview of how law enforcement agencies can utilize technology to measure and monitor community perception, opinion, and/or satisfaction SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Certain Electronic Stud Finders, Metal Detectors and Electrical 
Scanners

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1221]


Notice of a Final Determination Finding No Violation of Section 
337; 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 has determined to affirm in part, modify in part, and 
reverse in part the Administrative Law Judge's (``ALJ'') final initial 
determination (``ID''), issued on October 7, 2021, finding no violation 
of section 337 in the above-referenced investigation as to three 
asserted patents. The Commission affirms the ID's determination that no 
violation of section 337 has occurred based on the importation of 
certain electronic stud finders, metal detectors, and electrical 
scanners. This investigation is terminated.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin S. Richards, Esq., Office of 
the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street 
SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-5453. 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: On October 5, 2020, the Commission 
instituted this investigation based on a complaint filed on behalf of 
Zircon Corporation of Campbell, California (``Zircon''). 85 FR 62758-59 
(Oct. 5, 2020). The complaint alleged violations of section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, based upon the 
importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the 
sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic 
stud finders, metal detectors, and electrical scanners by reason of 
infringement of one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,989,662 (``the 
'662 patent''), 7,148,703 (``the '703 patent''), 8,604,771 (``the '771 
patent''), and 9,475,185 (``the '185 patent''). Id. at 62759. The 
Commission's notice of investigation named as respondents Stanley Black 
& Decker, Inc. of New Britain, Connecticut, and Black & Decker (U.S.), 
Inc. of Towson, Maryland (together, ``Respondents''). Id. The Office of 
Unfair Import Investigations is not participating in this 
investigation. Id.
    On April 22, 2021, the ALJ issued a claim construction order based 
on briefs submitted by the parties. See Order No. 20. On June 15, 2021, 
the ALJ granted a motion for summary determination of no infringement 
concerning the '703 patent, which terminated that patent from the 
investigation. See Order No. 27, unreviewed by Comm'n Notice (July 15, 
2021).
    On October 7, 2021, the ALJ issued the subject ID, which found no 
violation of section 337 as to any claim of the remaining asserted 
patents by Respondents. Also, on October 7, 2021, the ALJ issued his 
recommended determination (``RD'') on remedy and bonding. The ALJ 
recommended, upon a finding of violation, that the Commission issue a 
limited exclusion order and impose a bond in the amount of zero percent 
of the entered value of any covered products imported during the period 
of Presidential review.
    On October 19, 2021, Zircon and Respondents submitted petitions for 
review of the ID. On October 27, 2021, Zircon and Respondents submitted 
responses to the petitions.
    On December 6, 2021, the Commission issued notice of its 
determination to review the ID with respect to (1) the ID's 
infringement findings for the '662 patent; (2) the ID's findings on the 
technical prong of the domestic industry requirement for the '662 
patent; (3) the ID's obviousness findings for the '662 patent; (4) the 
ID's infringement findings for the '771 patent; (5) the ID's 
anticipation and obviousness findings for the '771 patent; (6) the ID's 
claim construction and infringement findings for the '185

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patent; (7) the ID's anticipation and obviousness findings for the '185 
patent; and (8) the ID's findings on the economic prong of the domestic 
industry requirement. In connection with its review of the ID, the 
Commission sought briefing from the parties on several questions 
germane to the issues on review and on remedy, bonding, and the public 
interest.
    On December 23, 2021, the parties submitted briefs responding to 
the questions posed in the Commission's Notice of Review and on remedy, 
the public interest, and bond. Thereafter, on January 7, 2022, each 
submitted a reply to the other's brief on review.
    Having considered the parties' submissions, the ID, and the record 
in this investigation, the Commission has determined that no violation 
of section 337 has occurred based on Respondents' importation, sale for 
importation, or sale after importation of certain electronic stud 
finders, metal detectors, and electrical scanners into the United 
States. The Commission has further determined to affirm, modify, 
reverse, and take no position on certain portions of the ID, as 
explained in the Commission's opinion issued concurrently herewith. 
This investigation is terminated.
    The Commission vote for this determination took place on February 
15, 2022.
    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 
210).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 15, 2022.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2022-03684 Filed 2-18-22; 8:45 am]
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