International Trade Commission May 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Computers, Tablet Computers, Digital Media Players, and Cameras; Commission Determination to Affirm an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion to Terminate the Investigation on the Basis of Settlement; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-12711
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to affirm the administrative law judge's (ALJ) initial determination (ID) (Order No. 52) granting a joint motion to terminate the above-referenced investigation on the basis of a settlement agreement.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-12623
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Semiconductor Devices, Semiconductor Device Packages, and Products Containing Same, DN 3150; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Welded Stainless Steel Pressure Pipe from India; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2016-12622
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-548 and 731-TA-1298 (Final) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether 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 of welded stainless steel pressure pipe from India, provided for in subheadings 7306.40.50 and 7306.40.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce to be subsidized and sold at less-than-fair-value.\1\
Certain Digital Video Receivers and Hardware and Software Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-12466
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 6, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Rovi Corporation of San Carlos, California and Rovi Guides, Inc. of San Carlos, California. An amended complaint was filed on April 25, 2016. The complaint, as amended, 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 digital video receivers and hardware and software components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,006,263 (``the '263 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,578,413 (``the '413 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,046,801 (``the '801 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,621,512 (``the '512 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,768,147 (``the '147 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,566,871 (``the '871 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 6,418,556 (``the '556 patent''). The amended complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Motorized Self-Balancing Vehicles; Notice of Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-12372
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on March 22, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Razor USA LLC of Cerritos, California; Inventist, Inc. of Camas, Washington; and Shane Chen of Camas, Washington. Supplements to the complaint were filed on March 23, April 12 and 13, and May 5, 2016. 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 motorized self-balancing vehicles by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,738,278 (``the '278 patent'') and 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 complaint further alleges violations of section 337 based on the importation into the United States, or in the sale of certain motorized self-balancing vehicles by reason of false advertising and misrepresentation and unfair competition, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States or to prevent the establishment of such an industry. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-12282
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Inflatable Products and Processes for Making the Same, DN 3149; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-12216
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-12190
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Personal Transporters, Components Thereof, and Packaging and Manuals Therefor DN 3148; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Certain Air Mattress Bed Systems and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-12074
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-23
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 20, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Select Comfort Corporation of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Select Comfort SC Corporation of Greenville, South Carolina. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States and the sale within the United States after importation of certain air mattress bed systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,804,848 (``the '848 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 7,389,554 (``the '554 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Components Thereof, Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-12073
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-23
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 15, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Paice LLC of Baltimore, Maryland and Abell Foundation, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland. An amended complaint was filed on April 29, 2016. The amended 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 hybrid electric vehicles and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,104,347 (``the '347 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,237,634 (``the '634 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,097 (``the '097 patent''). The amended complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Porcelain-On-Steel Cooking Ware From China; Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2016-12024
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-23
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on porcelain-on-steel cooking ware from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Alloy Magnesium From China; Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2016-12021
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-23
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on alloy magnesium from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid From China; Determinations
Document Number: 2016-11891
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Document Cameras and Software for Use Therewith; Commission's Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating Recordex USA, Inc.; Request for Written Submissions on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding
Document Number: 2016-11706
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-18
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. 19) terminating Recordex USA, Inc. The Commission requests written submissions, under the schedule set forth below, on remedy, public interest, and bonding.
Certain Wireless Headsets; Commission Determination To Affirm With Modification an Initial Determination, Granting Respondents' Motion for Summary Determination of Patent Invalidity Due to Indefiniteness; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-11670
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to affirm with certain modifications an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 17), granting respondents' motion for summary determination of patent invalidity due to indefiniteness. The Commission finds no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (``section 337''). The investigation is terminated.
Ferrovanadium From Korea
Document Number: 2016-11668
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-11667
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 14, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of ResMed Corp. of San Diego, California; ResMed Inc. of San Diego, California; and ResMed Ltd. of Australia. A corrected complaint was filed on April 18, 2016, and a supplement was filed on April 19, 2016. The corrected 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 sleeping-disordered breathing treatment systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. RE44,453 (``the '453 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,020,551 (``the '551 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,006,691 (``the '691 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 9,072,860 (``the '860 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof; Commission's Determination To Suspend Remedial Orders Issued in This Investigation
Document Number: 2016-11638
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to suspend the limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders issued in this investigation pending remand proceedings.
Petroleum Wax Candles from China
Document Number: 2016-11637
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Lithium Metal Oxide Cathode Materials, Lithium-Ion Batteries for Power Tool Products Containing Same, and Power Tool Products With Lithium-Ion Batteries Containing Same; Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination; Deny Certain Motions; and Grant a Request for a Commission Hearing; Request for Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest and Bonding
Document Number: 2016-11563
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-17
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 February 29, 2016, finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), as to the asserted patent claims in this investigation. The Commission has also determined to deny motions for intervention and to reopen the record. Pursuant to Commission Rule 210.45 (19 CFR 210.45), Respondents' request for a Commission hearing has been granted. A notice providing the scope and details of the hearing will be forthcoming.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-11481
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-16
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain L-Tryptophan, L- Tryptophan Products, and Their Methods of Production, DN 3147; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Certain Quartz Slabs and Portions Thereof Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-11448
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-16
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 14, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Cambria Company LLC of Belle Plaine, Minnesota. 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 quartz slabs and portions thereof by reason of infringement of the claims of U.S. Patent No. D712,670 (``the '670 patent''); U.S. Patent No. D713,154 (``the '154 patent''); U.S. Patent No. D737,058 (``the '058 patent''); U.S. Patent No. D737,576 (``the '576 patent''); U.S. Patent No. D737,577 (``the '577 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. D738,630 (``the '630 patent''). 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 general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders.
Certain Electrical Conductor Composite Cores and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-11446
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-16
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 8, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of CTC Global Corporation of Irvine, California. An amended complaint was filed on April 26, 2016. The complaint, as amended, 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 electrical conductor composite cores and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,211,319 (``the '319 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 7,368,162 (``the '162 patent''). 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 general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-11447
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-11063
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Mobile and Portable Electronic Devices Incorporating Haptics (Including Smartphones and Laptops) and Components Thereof, DN 3146; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-11018
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on March 24, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Creative Technology Ltd. of Singapore and Creative Labs, Inc. of Milpitas, California. A supplement was filed on April 13, 2016. 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 portable electronic devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,928,433 (``the '433 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-11006
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Composite Aerogel Insulation Materials and Methods for Manufacturing the Same, DN 3145; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-10835
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a first amended complaint entitled Certain Digital Video Receivers and Hardware and Software Components Thereof, DN 3135; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the first amended complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Certain Overflow and Drain Assemblies for Bathtubs and Components Thereof: Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2016-10764
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 4, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of WCM Industries, Inc. of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Supplements were filed on April 13, 2016; April 19, 2016; and April 20, 2016. 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 overflow and drain assemblies for bathtubs and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,302,220 (``the '220 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,321,970 (``the '970 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,584,272 (``the '272 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 9,200,436 (``the '436 patent''). 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 limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From China, India, Italy, Korea, and Taiwan: Revised Hearing Schedule
Document Number: 2016-10742
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-10773
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Dental Implants: Notice of Correction Concerning Commission Final Determination of Violation of Section 337; Termination of Investigation; Issuance of Limited Exclusion Order
Document Number: 2016-10622
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Correction is made to the case caption indicated in notice 81 FR 26255-56 which was published on Monday, May 2, 2016. The caption should read as follows: Certain Dental Implants.
Certain Touchscreen Controllers and Products Containing the Same: Termination of an Investigation on the Basis of Settlement
Document Number: 2016-10580
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-06
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. 29), which terminated the investigation based upon settlement.
Certain Audio Processing Hardware and Software and Products Containing Same: Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating Dell Inc.; and Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2016-10575
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-05
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. 40) terminating the investigation on the basis of withdrawal of the complainant as to the last remaining respondent, Dell Inc. (``Dell'') of Round Rock, Texas.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-10540
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin From Canada, China, India, and Oman
Document Number: 2016-10417
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2016-10248
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Products DN 3144; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Certain Windshield Wiper Devices and Components; Commission Final Determination of Violation of Section 337; Termination of Investigation; Issuance of Limited Exclusion Order
Document Number: 2016-10173
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-02
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (``section 337'') in the above- captioned investigation. The Commission has determined to issue a limited exclusion order. The investigation is terminated.
Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products From Russia; Institution of a Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2016-09928
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-02
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act''), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products (``hot-rolled steel'') from Russia would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to 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 June 1, 2016. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by July 14, 2016.