Certain Microfluidic Devices; Notice of the Commission's Final Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Order; Termination of the Investigation
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') has found a violation of section 337 in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission has determined to issue tailored remedial orders that permit researchers to continue their work in ongoing research projects using the infringing microfluidic devices as explained in the accompanying opinion. These remedial orders include: (1) A limited exclusion order (``LEO'') prohibiting the unlicensed entry of infringing microfluidic devices covered by certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 9,500,664 (``the '664 patent''); 9,636,682 (``the '682 patent''); and 9,649,635 (``the '635 patent'') that are manufactured abroad for or on behalf of, or imported by or on behalf of 10X Genomics, Inc. of Pleasanton, California (``10X'') or any of its affiliated companies, parents, subsidiaries, or other related business entities, or its successors or assigns; and (2) a cease and desist order (``CDO'') directed against 10X and its affiliated companies, parents, subsidiaries, or other related business entities, or its successors or assigns. This investigation is terminated.
4th Tier Cigarettes From Korea; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigation
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1465 (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 4th tier cigarettes from Korea, provided for in subheading 2402.20.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by February 3, 2020. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by February 10, 2020.
Certain Movable Barrier Operator Systems and Component Thereof; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') has issued an Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337 and Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, should the Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to Commission rules.