International Trade Commission February 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

In the Matter of Certain Insulin Delivery Devices Including Cartridges Having Adaptor Tops and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation in Its Entirety Based Upon Withdrawal of the Complaint
Document Number: E7-3393
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') in the above-captioned investigation terminating the above-captioned investigation as to all respondents based on withdrawal of the complaint.
In the Matter of Certain Modified Vaccinia Ankara (“MVA”) Viruses and Vaccines and Pharmaceutical Compositions Based Thereon; Notice of Commission Decision to Remand the Final Initial Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337 and To Extend the Target Date for Completion of the Investigation
Document Number: E7-3390
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to remand the final initial determination (``final ID'') of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (``section 337''), in the above-captioned investigation and to extend the target date for completion of the investigation to October 19, 2007.
Investigations Relating to Commercial Availability Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
Document Number: E7-3387
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is amending its rules of practice and procedure to add a new part 208 in order to implement section 112(c) of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), as amended (19 U.S.C. 3721(c)). The provisions addressing the Commission's role are contained in amendments to AGOA which the President signed into law on December 20, 2006. The interim rules provide for Commission investigations, determinations, and reports under section 112(c) of AGOA, and also specify the information that must be included in a properly filed petition. Interim rules are necessary because the new provisions became effective on the day of enactment; in the absence of interim rules, the Commission will have no procedures in place with respect to these proceedings.
In the Matter of Certain Digital Processors and Digital Processing Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant's Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: E7-3386
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 19) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting complainant's motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation.
In the Matter of Certain Lighting Products, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: E7-3364
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 23, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Cooper Lighting, Inc. of Peachtree City, GA. A supplement to the complaint was filed on February 9, 2007. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain lighting products, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,082,878 and 5,662,413. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and a permanent cease and desist order.
In the Matter of Certain Agricultural Vehicles and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision To Review in Part the Administrative Law Judge's Initial Determination on Remand; Schedule for Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review
Document Number: E7-3139
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') final initial determination on remand in the above-captioned investigation, including part of Order No. 55.
In the Matter of Certain Engines, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review ALJ Order No. 7 Granting Complainant's Motion To Add a Claim to the Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: E7-3249
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') (Order No. 7) granting complainant's motion to add a claim to the complaint and notice of investigation.
In the Matter of Certain Digital Cameras and Component Parts Thereof; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 07-749
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 19, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants, Inc., of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Letters supplementing the Complaint were filed on February 7 and February 9, 2007. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain digital cameras and component parts thereof by reason of infringement of claim 16 of U.S. Patent No. 5,138,459; claims 1-3, 8, 10, 12, and 16-18 of U.S. Patent No. 6,094,219; claim 1 of U.S. Patent No. 6,233,010; claims 1-4 of U.S. Patent No. 6,323,899; and claims 5, 6, and 9-12 of U.S. 6,496,222. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders.
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber from China
Document Number: E7-2818
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-16
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sodium Hexametaphosphate (Shmp) From China
Document Number: E7-2676
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping investigation No. 731-TA-1110 (Preliminary) under section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (the Act) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports from China of sodium hexametaphosphate (SHMP), provided for in subheading 2835.39.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping investigations in 45 days, or in this case by March 26, 2007. The Commission's views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by April 2, 2007. For further information concerning the conduct of this investigation 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 and B (19 CFR part 207).
In the Matter of Certain NAND Flash Memory Devices and Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: E7-2605
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 9, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Toshiba Corporation of Japan. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on January 19, 2007. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain NAND flash memory devices and components thereof, and products containing same, by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,703,658; U.S. Patent No. 6,424,588; and U.S. Patent No. 5,627,782. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint and supplement, except for any confidential information contained therein, are available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-2000. 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 http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.
Probable Economic Effect of Modifications to DR-CAFTA Rules of Origin and Tariffs for Certain Apparel Goods of Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic
Document Number: E7-2604
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a request on January 24, 2007, from the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the Commission instituted investigation No. DR-CAFTA-103-016, Probable Economic Effect of Modifications to DR-CAFTA Rules of Origin and Tariffs for Certain Apparel Goods of Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic, for the purpose of providing advice on the probable economic effect of the modification of the rules of origin and tariff treatment as reflected in the annex to the request.
In the Matter of Certain Baseband Processor Chips and Chipsets, Transmitter and Receiver (Radio) Chips, Power Control Chips, and Products Containing Same, Including Cellular Telephone Handsets; Notice of Commission Decision To Hold a Public Hearing on the Issues of Remedy and the Public Interest; Extension of the Target Date for Completion of the Investigation
Document Number: E7-2593
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to hold a public hearing on the issues of remedy and the public interest, and has determined to extend the target date for completion of the above-captioned investigation by two (2) months to May 8, 2007.
Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe From Japan And Mexico
Document Number: E7-2456
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on welded large diameter line pipe from Japan and Mexico 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. 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).
Honey From Argentina and China
Document Number: E7-2455
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the countervailing duty order on honey from Argentina and the antidumping duty orders on honey from Argentina and China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. 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).
Commercial Availability of Apparel Inputs (2007): Effect of Providing Preferential Treatment to Apparel From Sub-Saharan African, Caribbean Basin, and Andean Countries
Document Number: E7-2366
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a request from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) dated January 22, 2007, the Commission instituted investigation No. 332-484, Commercial Availability of Apparel Inputs (2007): Effect of Providing Preferential Treatment to Apparel from Sub- Saharan African, Caribbean Basin, and Andean Countries, under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)) to provide advice regarding the probable economic effect of granting preferential treatment to apparel made from fabrics or yarns that are the subject of petitions filed in 2007 with the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) under the ``commercial availability'' provisions of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), and the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA). This investigation is similar to investigations instituted in 2001-06 to provide advice with respect to petitions filed in those years.
Canned Peaches, Pears, and Fruit Mixtures: Conditions of Competition Between U.S. and Principal Foreign Supplier Industries
Document Number: E7-2363
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a request on December 12, 2006, from the House Committee on Ways and Means, the Commission instituted investigation No. 332-485, Canned Peaches, Pears, and Fruit Mixtures: Conditions of Competition between U.S. and Principal Foreign Supplier Industries, under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1939 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)).
Textiles and Apparel: Effects of Special Rules for Haiti on Trade Markets and Industries
Document Number: E7-2197
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to section 5003 of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, signed by the President on December 20, 2006 (Public Law 109- 432), the Commission instituted investigation No. TR-5003-1, Textiles and Apparel: Effects of Special Rules for Haiti on Trade Markets and Industries, for the purpose of submitting a report to Congress on the effects of the amendments made by the act on the trade markets and industries, involving textile and apparel articles, of Haiti, the countries described in clauses (ii) and (iii) of section 213A(b)(2)(C) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (as added by section 5002 of this Act), and the United States.
In the Matter of Certain Recordable Compact Disc And Rewritable Compact Discs; Notice of Issuance of General Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Orders; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: E7-2196
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to reverse-in-part the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ's'') final initial determination of October 24, 2003, in the above-captioned investigation and has determined that the patents in issue are not unenforceable for patent misuse. Having found a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the above-captioned investigation, the Commission has issued a general exclusion order and cease and desist orders directed to four domestic respondents, and has terminated the investigation. In its discretion, the Commission has also determined to grant Philips' motion for leave to reply and to deny respondents' request to reopen the record for further discovery.
Certain Pasta From Italy and Turkey
Document Number: E7-2075
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain pasta from Italy and Turkey would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. 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).
In the Matter of Certain Wireless Conference Calling Devices, Components Thereof, and Devices Containing Same; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: E7-1801
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 29, 2006, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Callpod, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois. A supplement to the complaint was filed on January 17, 2007. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain wireless conference calling devices, components thereof, and devices containing same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,801,611. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; [USITC SE-07-001]
Document Number: 07-462
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions