International Trade Commission March 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-06174
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rubber Bands From Thailand; Supplemental Schedule for the Subject Investigation
Document Number: 2019-06070
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rubber Bands From Thailand; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-06066
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On March 7, 2019, the Department of Commerce published notice in the Federal Register of a final negative determination regarding the subsidization of imports of rubber bands by the government of Thailand (84 FR 8302). Accordingly, the countervailing duty investigation concerning rubber bands from Thailand (Investigation No. 701-TA-600 (Final)) is terminated.
Certain Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant's Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-06047
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
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. 8) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting Complainant's motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation (``NOI'').
Certain Magnetic Tape Cartridges and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Final Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Orders; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2019-06046
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
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 in this investigation and has issued a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. The remedial orders are suspended as to claim 17 of U.S. Patent No. 7,029,774 pending final resolution of a validity issue. The investigation is terminated.
Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Mask Systems and Components Thereof; Notice of the Commission's Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on Settlement; Termination of the Investigation in Its Entirety
Document Number: 2019-06045
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
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. 13) terminating the investigation based on settlement. The investigation is terminated.
Certain Robotic Vacuum Cleaning Devices and Components Thereof Such as Spare Parts; Notice of Institution of Formal Enforcement Proceeding
Document Number: 2019-06044
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has instituted a formal enforcement proceeding related to cease and desist orders issued in the above-captioned investigation.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-06053
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-06052
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-06051
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Steel Racks From China; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2019-05925
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-28
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-608 and 731-TA-1420 (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 steel racks from China, provided for in subheadings 7326.90.8688, 9403.20.0080, 9403.90.8041, 7308.90.3000, 7308.90.6000, 7308.90.9590, and 9403.20.0090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be subsidized and sold at less-than-fair-value.
Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, China, and Mexico
Document Number: 2019-05884
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Multi-Stage Fuel Vapor Canister Systems and Activated Carbon Components Thereof: Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-05830
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-27
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. 5) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ''), granting a motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-05725
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Female Fashion Dresses, Jumpsuits, Maxi Skirts and Accountrements, DN 3375; 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.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-05584
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-05583
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Road Construction Machines and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-05496
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge has issued a final Initial Determination on section 337 violation and a Recommended Determination on remedy and bonding in the above- captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, should the Commission find a section 337 violation. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to Commission rules.
Certain Magnetic Data Storage Tapes and Cartridges Containing the Same (II); Notice of a Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; and Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, Public Interest, and Bonding
Document Number: 2019-05353
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (the ``Commission'') has determined to review in part the final initial determination (``ID'') of the administrative law judge (``ALJ''), which was issued on October 25, 2018.
Plastic Decorative Ribbon From China
Document Number: 2019-05344
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Robotic Vacuum Cleaning Devices and Components Thereof Such as Spare Parts; Institution of an Advisory Opinion Proceeding
Document Number: 2019-05343
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to institute an advisory opinion proceeding in the above-captioned investigation.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-04948
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Food Processing Equipment, DN 3374; 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.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-05020
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing the Same Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-04784
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 19, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Tela Innovations, Inc. of Los Gatos, California. The complaint was amended on February 7, 2019. Supplements to the amended complaint were filed on February 13 and 26, 2019. 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 integrated circuits and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,943,966 (``the '966 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,948,012 (``the '012 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,141,334 (``the '334 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,141,335 (``the '335 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 10,186,523 (``the '523 patent''). The amended 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.
U.S.-Korea FTA: Advice on Modifications to Certain Textile and Apparel Rules of Origin
Document Number: 2019-04762
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on February 22, 2019, of a request from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), under authority delegated by the President and pursuant to section 104(1) of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (the Act), the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted investigation No. U.S.-Korea FTA- 103-032, U.S.-Korea FTA: Advice on Modifications to Certain Textile and Apparel Rules of Origin, for the purpose of providing advice on modifications to the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) rules of origin for certain textile and apparel goods.
Certain Digital Cameras, Software, and Components Thereof: Notice of Commission Determination To Grant a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation on the Basis of a Settlement Agreement; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-04722
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to grant a joint motion to terminate the above-captioned investigation based upon a settlement agreement. The investigation is terminated.
Submission and Consideration of Petitions for Duty Suspensions and Reductions
Document Number: 2019-04095
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-03-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The United States International Trade Commission (Commission) proposes to amend Part 220 of its Rules of Practice and Procedure. Part 220 governs the submission and consideration of petitions for duty suspensions and reductions under the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016. The amendments are necessary to clarify certain provisions and address concerns that have arisen in Commission practice.
Steel Propane Cylinders From China and Thailand; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2019-04591
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-13
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-607 and 731-TA-1417 and 1419 (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 steel propane cylinders from China and Thailand, provided for in subheading 7311.00.00 \1\ of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be subsidized and sold at less-than-fair-value.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-04477
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Child Carriers and Components Thereof, DN 3373; 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 Blood Separation and Cell Preparation Devices; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-04475
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 30, 2019, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of RegenLab USA LLC of New York, New York. An amended complaint was filed on February 15, 2019. 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 blood separation and cell preparation devices by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,064,894 (``the '894 patent''). The amended complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or in the process of being established 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.
Wooden Cabinets and Vanities From China; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2019-04474
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-12
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-620 and 731-TA-1445 (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 wooden cabinets and vanities from China, provided for in subheadings 9403.40.90, 9403.60.80, and 9403.90.70 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 April 22, 2019. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by April 29, 2019.
Certain Graphics Processors and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation in Its Entirety Based on Settlement; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2019-04405
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-12
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. 49) terminating the investigation in its entirety based on settlement. The investigation is terminated.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-04374
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Bone Cements, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3371; 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.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-04363
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Photovoltaic Cells and Products Containing Same, DN 3369; 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.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-04362
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Vehicle Security and Remote Convenience Systems and Components Thereof, DN 3370; 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 Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Mask Systems and Components Thereof; Notice of the Commission's Determination To Review an Initial Determination Amending the Complaint and Notice of Investigation; Affirmance of the Initial Determination With Modified Reasoning
Document Number: 2019-04243
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 11) amending the complaint and notice of investigation to reflect a corporate name change of complainant ResMed Ltd to ResMed Pty Ltd.
Silicomanganese From India, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela; Scheduling of Expedited Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2019-04170
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-08
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 orders on silicomanganese from India, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, 2019 Annual Report
Document Number: 2019-04157
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has prepared and published annual reports in this series under investigation No. 332-345, Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, since 1996. The 2019 report, which the Commission plans to publish in September 2019, will provide aggregate data on cross- border trade in services for the period ending in 2017, and transactions by affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the period ending in 2016. The report's analysis will focus on distribution services (including logistics services, maritime transport services, and retail services). The Commission is inviting interested members of the public to furnish information and views in connection with the 2019 report.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells and Modules From China
Document Number: 2019-04094
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-04039
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Data Transmission Devices, Components Thereof, Associated Software, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3368; 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 Taurine (2-Aminoethanesulfonic Acid), Methods of Production and Processes for Making the Same, and Products Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-03988
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-06
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 30, 2019, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Vitaworks IP, LLC of North Brunswick, New Jersey; Vitaworks, LLC of North Brunswick, New Jersey; and Dr. Songzhou Hu of North Brunswick, New Jersey. Supplemental exhibits were filed February 19, 2019. 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 taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid), methods of production and processes for making the same, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,573,890 (``the '890 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,745,258 (``the '258 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 10,040,755 (``the '755 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Botulinum Toxin Products, Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-03987
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-06
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 30, 2019, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Medytox Inc. of South Korea; Allergan plc of Ireland; Allergan, Inc., Irvine, California. Supplements to the complaint were filed on February 12, 2019, February 13, 2019, and February 14, 2019. 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 botulinum toxin products, processes for manufacturing or relating to same and certain products containing same by reason of misappropriation of trade secrets, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure a domestic industry in the United States. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-04003
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam; Cancellation of Hearing for Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2019-03903
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Dental and Orthodontic Scanners and Software; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-03861
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-05
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 10, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Align Technology, Inc. of San Jose, California. 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 dental and orthodontic scanners and software by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,299,192 (``the '192 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,077,647 (``the '647 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,156,661 (``the '661 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,848,958 (``the '958 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,102,538 (``the '538 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.
Uncovered Innerspring Units From China, South Africa, and Vietnam; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2019-03452
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-01
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 uncovered innerspring units from China, South Africa, and Vietnam 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.