International Trade Commission August 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

In the Matter of Certain Articulated Coordinate Measuring Arms and Components Thereof; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: E9-20812
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 28, 2009, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Hexagon Metrology AB of Sweden and Hexagon Metrology, Inc. of North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain articulated coordinate measuring arms and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,829,148. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337.
In the Matter of Certain Non-Shellfish Derived Glucosamine and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Determination To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation as to Respondent Ethical Naturals, Inc. From the Investigation Based Upon a Settlement Agreement; Briefing Schedule
Document Number: E9-20811
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 26) granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation as to respondent Ethical Naturals, Inc. from the investigation based upon a settlement agreement.
In the Matter of: Certain Flash Memory Controllers, Drives, Memory Cards, and Media Players and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Determination To Review in Part A Final Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest and Bonding
Document Number: E9-20706
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-28
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 final initial determination (``ID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') on April 10, 2009 (a corrected version was issued on April 16, 2009), finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in this investigation.
In the Matter of Certain MLC Flash Memory Devices and Products Containing Same; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: E9-20692
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 27, 2009, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of BTG International Inc. of West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on August 18, 2009. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain MLC flash memory devices and products containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,394,362; 5,764,571; 5,872,735; 6,104,640; and 6,118,692. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337.
Pressure Sensitive Plastic Tape From Italy
Document Number: E9-20555
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of a full review 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 duty finding on pressure sensitive plastic tape from Italy would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of this review 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).
Woven Electric Blankets From China
Document Number: E9-20109
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Textile Articles Containing Acrylic and Modacrylic Fibers: Effect of Modifications of NAFTA Rules of Origin for Goods of Canada
Document Number: E9-20108
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a request on July 30, 2009, from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under authority delegated by the President and pursuant to section 103 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation Act (19 U.S.C. 3313), the Commission instituted investigation No. NAFTA-103-024, Certain Textile Articles Containing Acrylic and Modacrylic Fibers: Effect of Modifications of NAFTA Rules of Origin for Goods of Canada.
Certain Textile Articles Containing Rayon and Other Manmade Fibers: Effect of Modifications of NAFTA Rules of Origin for Goods of Canada and Mexico
Document Number: E9-20107
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a request on July 30, 2009, from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under authority delegated by the President and pursuant to section 103 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation Act (19 U.S.C. 3313), the Commission instituted investigation No. NAFTA-103-023, Certain Textile Articles Containing Rayon and Other Manmade Fibers: Effect of Modifications of NAFTA Rules of Origin for Goods of Canada and Mexico.
In the Matter of Certain Ink Cartridges and Components Thereof; Consolidated Enforcement Proceeding and Enforcement Proceeding II; Notice of Commission Determinations on Civil Penalties; Termination of Enforcement Proceedings
Document Number: E9-20106
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to levy civil penalties in the above- captioned proceeding after finding violations of cease and desist orders and a consent order issued in the original investigation. The Commission has terminated the proceedings.
In the Matter of Certain Wireless Communications Devices and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation Based on Withdrawal of the Complainant; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: E9-19511
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-14
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. 10) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting a joint motion by complainant and respondents to terminate the investigation based on withdrawal of the complaint.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: E9-19554
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on a Settlement Agreement and Withdrawal of the Complaint; Request for Briefing on Bonding and the Public Interest; In the Matter of Certain Active Comfort Footwear
Document Number: E9-19413
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-13
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. 12) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting motions for termination of the investigation; based on a settlement agreement and withdrawal of the complaint. The Commission has also requested briefing on remedy, bonding, and the public interest in connection with issuing a default limited exclusion order.
Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant's Motion To Terminate the Investigation; Termination of Investigation; In the Matter of Certain Semiconductor Chips With Minimized Chip Package Size and Products Containing Same (IV)
Document Number: E9-19411
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-13
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. 25) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting complainant Tessera, Inc.'s motion to terminate the investigation.
Investigation No. AA1921-167 (Third Review); Pressure Sensitive Plastic Tape From Italy
Document Number: E9-19410
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with a full review 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 finding on pressure sensitive plastic tape from Italy would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. A schedule for the review will be established and announced at a later date. For further information concerning the conduct of this review 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).
Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade 2008
Document Number: E9-19378
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The 2009 report can now be accessed and downloaded from the Commission's Web site at http://www.usitc.gov/research_and_analysis/ trade_shifts.htm. The format used by the Commission since 2004 includes links to Commission research and other resources including data, as well as links to other organizations with related information. User feedback on the revised format is encouraged by providing access to the ITC online Reader Satisfaction Survey (http:// reportweb.usitc.gov/readersurvey/readersurvey.html). A CD-ROM version of the 2008 report may be requested by contacting the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000 or by fax at 202-205-2104. Readers of the report may also provide comments by downloading the survey form and business reply mailer for this publication from the Commission's Web site.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: E9-19178
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From China and Mexico
Document Number: E9-19061
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-468 (Preliminary) and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1166-1167 (Preliminary) under sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 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 and Mexico of certain magnesia carbon bricks (``MCB''), provided for in subheadings 6902.10.10, 6902.10.50, 6815.91.00 and 6815.99.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China, and sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 702(c)(1)(B) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B) or 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in these investigations in 45 days, or in this case by September 14, 2009. The Commission's views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by September 21, 2009.
In the Matter of Certain Lighting Control Devices Including Dimmer Switches and Parts Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on a Consent Order
Document Number: E9-19021
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 8) granting the joint motion of complainant Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. (``Lutron'') and respondent Universal Smart Electric Corp. (``Universal'') to terminate the investigation based on a consent order.
In the Matter of Certain R-134a Coolant (Otherwise Known as 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane); Notice of Commission Determination To Reverse the Remand Determination of the Presiding Administrative Law Judge and To Terminate the Investigation in Its Entirety With a Finding of No Violation
Document Number: E9-19015
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to reverse the conclusion reached in the Remand Determination (``RID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') in the above-captioned investigation that the only remaining asserted claim of U.S. Patent No. 5,559,276 (``the `276 patent'') is not obvious. The Commission finds that the claim would have been obvious to one of ordinary skill in the art and is therefore invalid. The Commission affirms the RID's conclusion that the asserted claim was not anticipated.
Notice of Investigation; In the Matter of Certain Collaborative System Products and Components Thereof
Document Number: E9-18935
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 2, 2009, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of eInstruction Corporation of Denton, Texas. Supplements to the complaint were filed on July 10, 2009 and July 23, 2009. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain collaborative system products and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,930,673. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337.
In the Matter of Certain R-134a Coolant (Otherwise Known as 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane); Notice of Commission Determination To Reverse the Remand Determination of the Presiding Administrative Law Judge and To Terminate the Investigation In Its Entirety With a Finding of No Violation
Document Number: E9-18866
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to reverse the conclusion reached in the Remand Determination (``RID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') in the above-captioned investigation that the only remaining asserted claim of U.S. Patent No. 5,559,276 (``the `276 patent'') is not obvious. The Commission finds that the claim would have been obvious to one of ordinary skill in the art and is therefore invalid. The Commission affirms the RID's conclusion that the asserted claim was not anticipated.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: E9-18742
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Barbed Wire and Barbless Wire Strand From Argentina
Document Number: E9-18186
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on barbed wire and barbless wire strand from Argentina would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission; \1\ to be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is September 2, 2009. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by October 19, 2009. For further information concerning the conduct of this review 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), as most recently amended at 74 FR 2847 (January 16, 2009).