In the Matter of Certain GPS Chips, Associated Software and Systems, and Products Containing Same; Notice of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 8, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of SiRF Technology, Inc. of San Jose, California. A supplemental letter was filed on February 22, 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 GPS chips, associated software and systems, and products containing same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,304,216; 7,043,363; 7,091,904; and 7,132,980. The complaint, as supplemented, 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.
Investigations Relating to Commercial Availability Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
The Commission published a notice in the Federal Register on February 27, 2007 (72 FR 8624) amending its rules of practice and procedure to add a new part 208. The amendment is an interim rule and became effective on the date of publication. The notice published in the Federal Register on February 27 inadvertently identified two subsections as Sec. 208.7(c). The Commission is amending Sec. 208.7 by designating the second paragraph (c) as paragraph (d).