International Trade Commission June 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Folding Gift Boxes From China
Document Number: 2018-14061
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Earpiece Devices and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-13962
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 24, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Bose Corporation of Framingham, Massachusetts. A supplemental exhibit was filed on June 8, 2018. 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 earpiece devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,036,852 (``the '852 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,036,853 (``the '853 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,042,590 (``the '590 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,311,253 (``the '253 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,249,287 (``the '287 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 9,398,364 (``the '364 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general or limited exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2018-14001
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2018-14000
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2018-13883
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Height-Adjustable Desk Platforms and Components Thereof, DN 3326; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From China; Scheduling of Expedited Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2018-13775
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders on drawn stainless steel sinks from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Steel Racks From China; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2018-13727
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-608 and 731-TA-1420 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``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 of steel racks from China, provided for in subheadings 9403.20.00 and 7326.90.86 (statistical reporting numbers 9403.20.0080 and 7326.90.8688) of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by August 6, 2018. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by August 13, 2018.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2018-13726
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Powered Cover Plates, DN 3325; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Stainless Steel Flanges From China; Supplemental Schedule for the Subject Investigation
Document Number: 2018-13557
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Tin- and Chromium-Coated Steel Sheet From Japan; Determination
Document Number: 2018-13504
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2018-13528
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2018-13286
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Carburetors and Products Containing Such Carburetors, DN 3323; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Certain Human Milk Oligosaccharides and Methods of Producing the Same Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-13285
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 2, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Glycosyn LLC. An amended complaint was filed on May 16, 2018. An additional supplement to the complaint was also filed on May 25, 2018. The complaint, as amended and 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 human milk oligosaccharides by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,453,230 (``the '230 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 9,970,018 (``the '018 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Collapsible Sockets for Mobile Electronic Devices and Components Thereof; Commission's Final Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Issuance of a General Exclusion Order; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2018-13192
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-20
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, in this investigation. The Commission has issued a general exclusion order prohibiting the unlicensed importation of certain collapsible sockets that infringe certain claims of the asserted patent. The investigation is terminated.
Certain Graphics Systems, Components Thereof, and Consumer Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Section 337 Violation; Target Date Extension and Schedule for Filing Written Submissions
Document Number: 2018-13191
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part a final initial determination (``FID'') of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') finding a violation of section 337 the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended; and extend the target date by five business days from August 15, 2018, to August 22, 2018.
Generalized System of Preferences: Possible Modifications, 2017 Review
Document Number: 2018-13176
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on June 6, 2018 of a correction to the United States Trade Representative's (USTR) request letter of May 18, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) has amended the scope of its investigation No. 332-567, Generalized System of Preferences: Possible Modifications, 2017 Review, and will treat ferroniobium, nesoi, from Brazil, provided for in subheading 7202.93.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, as having been listed in Table E of the Annex to the USTR's request letter instead of Table D. As a result, the Commission will also provide advice for this article with respect to whether a like or directly competitive article was being produced in the United States in any of the preceding three calendar years.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2018-12973
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Thailand; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-12905
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On June 5, 2018, the Department of Commerce published notice in the Federal Register of a negative final determination of subsidies in connection with the subject investigation concerning citric acid and certain citrate salts from Thailand (83 FR 26004). Accordingly, the countervailing duty investigation concerning citric acid and certain citrate salts from Thailand (Investigation No. 701-TA-581 (Final)) is terminated.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2018-12859
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2018-12783
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Water Filters and Components Thereof, DN 3322; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing the Same; Notice of Institution of Formal Enforcement Proceeding
Document Number: 2018-12655
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has instituted a formal enforcement proceeding relating to the March 8, 2018 cease and desist orders issued in the above- referenced investigation.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2018-12651
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Convertible Sofas and Components Thereof, DN 3321; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Certain Infotainment Systems, Components Thereof, and Automobiles Containing the Same: Institution of investigation
Document Number: 2018-12609
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 7, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Broadcom Corporation of San Jose, California. Supplements to the complaint were filed on May 18, 2018 and May 30, 2018. 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 infotainment systems, component thereof, and automobiles containing the same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,937,187 (``the '187 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,902,104 (``the '104 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,512,752 (``the '752 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,530,027 (``the '027 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,284,844 (``the '844 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 7,437,583 (``the '583 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Movable Barrier Operator Systems and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-12470
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 4, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of The Chamberlain Group, Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois. A supplement to the complaint was filed on May 15, 2018. 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 movable barrier operator systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,587,404 (``the '404 Patent''); 7,755,223 (``the '223 Patent''); and 6,741,052 (``the '052 Patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Full-Capture Arrow Rests and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-12469
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 4, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Bear Archery, Inc. of Evansville, Indiana. 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 full-capture arrow rests and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,978,775 (``the '775 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. 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.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2018-12363
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Quartz Surface Products From China
Document Number: 2018-12168
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Resin From Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan, and Taiwan; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2018-12094
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigation Nos. 731-TA-1387-1391 (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 polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan, and Taiwan, currently provided for in subheadings 3907.61.00 and 3907.69.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States,\1\ preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be sold at less-than-fair-value.
Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from China, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, and Switzerland
Document Number: 2018-12055
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Blood Cholesterol Testing Strips and Associated Systems Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-12054
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 30, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Polymer Technology Systems, Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana. On May 11, 2018, PTS filed a letter correcting the expiration dates for two of the three asserted patents. 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 blood cholesterol testing strips and associated systems containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,087,397 (``the '397 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,625,721 (``the '721 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 7,494,818 (``the '818 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order.
Certain Blow-Molded Bag-In-Container Devices, Associated Components, and End Products Containing or Using Same: Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2018-12053
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 30, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. of Belgium and Anheuser-Busch, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri. Supplements to the Complaint were filed on May 4, 2018 and May 15, 2018. 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 blow-molded bag-in-container devices, associated components, and end products containing or using same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,162,372 (``the '372 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,517,876 (``the '876 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,555,572 (``the '572 patent''); and 9,944,453 (``the '453 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Forged Steel Fittings From China, Italy, and Taiwan; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2018-11915
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-04
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-589 and 731-TA-1394-1396 (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 forged steel fittings from China, Italy, and Taiwan, provided for in subheading 7307.99.10, 7307.99.30, and 7307.99.50,\1\ preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be sold at less-than-fair-value and subsidized by the government of China.
Stainless Steel Flanges From China
Document Number: 2018-11870
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From Belarus, China, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2018-11678
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act''), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing bar from Belarus, China, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine 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.
Sodium Hexametaphosphate From China; Institution of a Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2018-11677
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-01
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 sodium hexametaphosphate from China 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.
Xanthan Gum From China; Institution of a Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2018-11676
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-01
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 xanthan gum from China 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.