Notice of Commission Determination To Extend Postponement of All In-Person Section 337 Hearings, Effective June 19, 2020 and Continuing Until Phase Three of the Commission's Three-Phase Plan To Re-Establish On-Site Building Operations
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to extend postponement of all in-person hearings under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, effective June 19, 2020 and continue until such time as the agency enters Phase Three of the Commission's three-phase plan to re-establish on-site business operations.
Certain Pocket Lighters; Notice of Commission Final Determination of a Violation of Section 337; Issuance of a General Exclusion Order and a Cease and Desist Order; Termination of the Investigation
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to affirm an initial determination (``ID'') of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting the motion of BIC Corporation (``BIC'' or ``Complainant'') for summary determination of a violation of section 337 by respondents Milan Import Export Company, LLC (``Milan''); Wellpine Company Limited (``Wellpine''); and Zhuoye Lighter Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (``Zhuoye'') (collectively, ``the Defaulting Respondents''). The Commission has also determined to issue a general exclusion order (``GEO'') barring entry of certain pocket lighters including an oblong body which is elliptical in cross-section, a fork which is generally parabolic in cross-section, and/or a hood which is generally parabolic in cross-section, that infringe Complainant's asserted trade dress. The Commission has further determined to issue a cease and desist order (``CDO'') directed to respondent Milan. The investigation is terminated.