International Trade Commission February 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Public Availability of FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory Analysis, FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory, and FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory Planned Analysis for the U.S. International Trade Commission
Document Number: 2013-04558
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117), the United States International Trade Commission is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory Analysis, the FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory, and the FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory Planned Analysis. The FY 2011 inventory analysis provides information on specific service contract actions that were analyzed as part of the FY 2011 inventory. The FY 2012 inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2012. The inventory information is organized by function to show how contracted resources are distributed throughout the agency. The inventory has been developed in accordance with guidance issued on November 5, 2010 by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). OFPP's guidance is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/procurement /memo/ service-contract-inventories-guidance-11052010.pdf. The FY 2012 inventory planned analysis provides information on which functional areas will be reviewed by the agency. The United States International Trade Commission has posted its FY 2012 inventory, FY 2012 planned analysis, and FY 2011 inventory analysis at the following link: http:// www.usitc.gov/procurement/.
Notice of Appointment of Individuals To Serve as Members of Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2013-04557
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission has appointed the following individuals to serve on the Commission's Performance Review Board (PRB):
Xanthan Gum from Austria and China; Scheduling of the Final Phase of an Antidumping Investigation
Document Number: 2013-04505
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigation Nos. 731-TA-1202-03 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) (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 less-than-fair-value imports from Austria and/or China of xanthan gum, provided for in subheading 3913.90.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.\1\
Silicomanganese From India, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela; Scheduling of Full Five-Year Reviews Concerning the Antidumping Duty Orders on Silicomanganese From India, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela
Document Number: 2013-04503
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) (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. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Products Having Laminated Packaging, Laminated Packaging, and Components Thereof; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-04314
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Products Having Laminated Packaging, Laminated Packaging, and Components Thereof, DN 2940; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, Computers and Components Thereof; Commission Decision To Review in Part a Remand Initial Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337; Request for Written Submissions
Document Number: 2013-04183
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') remand initial determination (``Remand ID'') issued on December 18, 2012, finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337 in the above- captioned investigation.
Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe From Japan; Scheduling of a Full Five-Year Review Concerning the Antidumping Duty Order on Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe From Japan
Document Number: 2013-04163
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of a full review pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on welded large diameter line pipe from Japan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies, Part 2; Institution of Investigation and Scheduling of Hearing
Document Number: 2013-04161
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In response to a request from the Senate Committee on Finance (Committee) dated December 13, 2012 (received on December 14, 2012) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the U.S. International Trade Commission has instituted the second of two investigations, investigation No. 332-540, Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies, Part 2. The Commission's report in this investigation will build upon the approaches outlined in the Commission's report in the first investigation, No. 332-531, Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies, Part 1, which is scheduled to be transmitted to the Committee by July 14, 2013. The Commission has previously announced that it will hold a public hearing in the two investigations on March 7, 2013.
Certain Electronic Bark Control Collars; Notice of Institution of Investigation; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337
Document Number: 2013-04160
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint and a motion for temporary relief were filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 14, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Radio Systems Corporation of Knoxville, Tennessee. Supplements to the complaint were filed on February 6, 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 electronic bark control collars by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,927,233 (``the `233 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 a cease and desist order. The motion for temporary relief requests that the Commission issue a temporary limited exclusion order and temporary cease and desist order prohibiting the importation into and the sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic bark control collars that infringe claims 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, and 15 of the `233 patent during the course of the Commission's investigation.
Certain Microprocessors, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Termination of Investigation With a Finding of No Violation
Document Number: 2013-04070
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part the final initial determination (``ID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') on December 14, 2012, finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in this investigation. On review, the Commission has determined to reverse or vacate certain findings, and to terminate the investigation with a finding of no violation.
Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices and Components Thereof; Commission Determination Concerning an Initial Determination Granting a Motion To Amend Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-04068
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission did not determine to review the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 17) granting a motion of complainants Technology Properties Limited LLC and Phoenix Digital Solutions LLC of Cupertino, California and Patriot Scientific Corporation of Carlsbad, California (collectively ``Complainants'') to amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation (``NOI''). The ID therefore became the determination of the Commission.
Hot-Rolled Steel Products From China, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Ukraine; Notice of Commission Determination To Conduct Full Five-year Reviews
Document Number: 2013-03798
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) to determine whether revocation of the countervailing duty orders on hot-rolled steel products from India, Indonesia, and Thailand and the revocation of the antidumping duty orders on hot-rolled steel products from China, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. A schedule for the reviews will be established and announced at a later date. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From China, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam
Document Number: 2013-03491
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-03442
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing the Same, DN 2938; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Large Residential Washers From Korea and Mexico
Document Number: 2013-03422
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam
Document Number: 2013-03317
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Effects on U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises; Institution of Investigation and Scheduling of Hearing
Document Number: 2013-03169
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a request dated January 29, 2013 (received on January 30, 2013) from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted investigation No. 332-539, U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Effects on U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.
Ethyl Alcohol for Fuel Use: Determination of the Base Quantity of Imports
Document Number: 2013-03168
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission terminated the investigation following the expiration of the statutory requirement that the Commission make such determinations. Section 423(c) of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (``the Act''), as amended (19 U.S.C. 2703 note), required the United States International Trade Commission to determine annually the amount (expressed in gallons) that is equal to 7 percent of the U.S. domestic market for fuel ethyl alcohol during the 12-month period ending on the preceding September 30. This determination was to be used to establish the ``base quantity'' of imports of fuel ethyl alcohol, and the Commission transmitted it determinations to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection for its use in the further administration of the law. Section 423(g)(1)(B) of the Act, as amended, states that the effective period of the provisions in section 423 (other than subsection (e)) shall apply to articles entered before the expiration of the effective period of Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States heading 9901.00.50. The effective period of this heading expired December 31, 2011.
Certain Pasta From Italy and Turkey Scheduling of Full Five-Year Reviews Concerning the Countervailing and Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain Pasta From Italy and Turkey
Document Number: 2013-03088
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the countervailing and antidumping duty orders on certain pasta from Italy and Turkey would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Certain Robotic Toys and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337
Document Number: 2013-03031
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-11
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 4, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Innovation First International, Inc. of Greenville, Texas; Innovation First, Inc. of Greenville, Texas; and Innovation First Labs, Inc. of Greenville, Texas. 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 robotic toys and components thereof by reason of misappropriation of trade secrets, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States or to prevent the establishment of such an industry. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist order.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-02965
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Reduced Folate Nutraceutical Products and L-Methylfolate Raw Ingredients Used Therein; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainants' Unopposed Motion To Correct the Title of Complainants' Unopposed Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-02818
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-08
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) of the administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting complainants' unopposed motion to correct the title of complainants' unopposed motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation in the above-captioned investigation.
Certain Wireless Devices With 3G and/or 4G Capabilities and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337
Document Number: 2013-02473
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 2, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of InterDigital Communications, Inc. of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; InterDigital Technology Corporation of Wilmington, Delaware; IPR Licensing, Inc. of Wilmington, Delaware; and InterDigital Holdings, Inc. of Wilmington, Delaware. 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 devices with 3G and/or 4G capabilities and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,190,966 (``the `966 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,286,847 (``the `847 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,009,636 (``the `636 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,706,830 (``the `830 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,941,151 (``the `151 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,616,970 (``the `970 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 7,502,406 (``the `406 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 an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-02286
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Omega-3 Extracts From Marine or Aquatic Biomass and Products Containing the Same, DN 2936; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Government In the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-02374
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Government In the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-02366
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Fluorescent Reflector Lamps and Products and Components Containing Same; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-02162
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Compact Fluorescent Reflector Lamps and Products and Components Containing Same, DN 2935; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Sodium Hexametaphosphate From China: Institution of a Five-Year Review Concerning the Antidumping Duty Order on Sodium Hexametaphosphate From China
Document Number: 2013-02161
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on sodium hexametaphosphate from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission; \1\ to be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is March 4, 2013. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by April 16, 2013. For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207), as most recently amended at 74 FR 2847 (January 16, 2009).
Clad Steel Plate From Japan; Determination
Document Number: 2013-02145
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From Vietnam; Determinations
Document Number: 2013-02144
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions