In the Matter of Certain Personal Computers, Monitors and Components Thereof; Notice of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 6, 2005 under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. and Hewlett-Packard Company. A supplement to the complaint was filed on July 26, 2005. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain personal computers, monitors and components thereof by reason of infringement of claims 4, 7-8, 12, 15, and 18 of U.S. Patent No. 6,501,721; claims 1-17 of U.S. Patent No. 6,691,236; claims 1-26 of U.S. Patent No. 6,438,697; claims 1-8, and 23-33 of U.S. Patent No. 6,894,706; and claims 1-33 of U.S. Patent No. 6,803,865 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 permanent limited exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders.
Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From China
Following receipt of a petition filed on August 2, 2005, on behalf of Allied Tube and Conduit Corp., Harvey, IL; IPSCO Tubulars, Inc., Camanche, IA; Maruichi American Corp., Santa Fe Springs, CA; Maverick Tube Corp., Chesterfield, MO; Sharon Tube Co., Sharon, PA; Western Tube Conduit Corp., Long Beach, CA; Wheatland Tube Co., Wheatland, PA; and the United Steelworkers of America, AFL-CIO, Pittsburgh, PA; the Commission instituted investigation No. TA-421-06, Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From China, under section 421(b) of the Act to determine whether circular welded non-alloy steel pipe \1\ from China is being imported into the United States in such increased quantities or under such conditions as to cause or threaten to cause market disruption to the domestic producers of like or directly competitive products.