International Trade Commission January 31, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02066
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
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 26, 2012, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Speculative Product Design, LLC of Mountain View, 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 cases for portable electronic devices by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,204,561 (``the '561 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Wireless Communications Equipment and Articles Therein; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02065
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
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 21, 2012, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. Sec. 1337, on behalf of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC of Richardson, Texas. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on January 10, 2013. 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 wireless communications equipment and articles therein by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,782,749 (``the `749 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,165,081 (``the `081 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,208,438 (``the `438 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,228,827 (``the `827 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,617,929 (``the `929 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,767,813 (``the `813 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,865,682 (``the `682 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Balloon Dissection Devices and Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02063
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
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 21, 2012, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Covidien LP of Mansfield, Massachusetts. 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 dissection balloons and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,312,442 (``the `442 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(3) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Mobile Handset Devices and Related Touch Keyboard Software; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02061
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
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 20, 2012, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Nuance Communications, Inc. of Burlington, Massachusetts. An amended complaint was filed on January 11, 2013 on behalf of Nuance Communications, Inc.; Swype, Inc.; Tegic Communications, Inc.; and ZI Corporation, all of Burlington, Massachusetts. A supplement to the amended complaint was filed on January 16, 2013. 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 mobile handset devices and related touch keyboard software by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,750,891 (``the '891 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,453,439 (``the '439 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,098,896 (``the '896 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,075,520 (``the '520 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 6,286,064 (``the '064 patent''). The amended 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 an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Fresh Tomatoes From Mexico; Revised Schedule for the Subject Review
Document Number: 2013-02060
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Kinesiotherapy Devices and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-02059
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-31
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge has issued a Final Initial Determination 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, specifically a general exclusion order.