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

Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From China, Mexico, and Thailand
Document Number: 2013-10071
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping investigations No. 731-TA-1207-1209 (Preliminary) under section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (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 from prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire from China, Mexico, and Thailand, provided for in subheading 7217.10.80 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 extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping investigations in 45 days, or in this case by June 7, 2013. The Commission's views are due within five business days thereafter, or by June 14, 2013. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations 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 and B (19 CFR part 207).
Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, Computers and Components Thereof; Commission Decision Finding No Violation of Section 337 as to U.S. Patent No. 6,246,862; Termination of Investigation With a Finding of No Violation
Document Number: 2013-09845
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found no violation of 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 in the above-captioned investigation with respect to U.S. Patent No. 6,246,862 (``the '862 patent''). The investigation is terminated with a finding of no violation.
Hot-Rolled Steel Products From China, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Ukraine
Document Number: 2013-09780
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-25
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 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. The Commission has determined to exercise its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)(B). 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 Semiconductor Chips With DRAM Circuitry, and Modules and Products Containing Same; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-09686
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-24
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 Bonding in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, which is a limited exclusion order barring the entry of unlicensed DRAM semiconductor chips manufactured by Nanya Technology Corporation of TaoYuan, Taiwan, or Nanya Technology Corporation, U.S.A. of Santa Clara, California, that infringe certain patents asserted in the above-captioned investigation.
Certain Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Products Containing Same: Notice of Institution of Consolidated Formal Enforcement and Modification Proceedings
Document Number: 2013-09596
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has instituted consolidated formal enforcement and modification proceedings relating to the July 25, 2012 consent order issued in the above-captioned investigation.
U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-Free Treatment for Imports
Document Number: 2013-09487
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-23
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on March 26, 2013, of a request from the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the Commission instituted investigation Nos. TA-131-037 and TA-2104-029, U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-Free Treatment for Imports.
Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant's Motion for Summary Determination of Violation by the Defaulting Respondents
Document Number: 2013-09476
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-23
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an ID (Order No. 25) of the administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting summary determination of violation by the defaulting respondents.
Certain Video Displays and Products Using and Containing Same; Investigations: Terminations, Modifications and Rulings
Document Number: 2013-09184
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to terminate the above-captioned based on a settlement agreement between the parties. The investigation is terminated in its entirety, and the initial determination previously under review by the Commission is set aside.
Certain Prepregs, Laminates, and Finished Circuit Boards
Document Number: 2013-09183
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to grant a petition to rescind a consent order and not to review an ID (Order No. 20) of the administrative law judge (``ALJ'') terminating the above-captioned enforcement proceeding on the basis of a settlement agreement. Thus, the Commission hereby rescinds the April 10, 2009, consent order against Taiwan Union Technology Corp. (``TUC'') and terminates the enforcement proceeding.
Certain Mobile Electronic Devices Incorporating Haptics; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-09179
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 35) terminating the investigation on the basis of withdrawal of the complaint.
Certain Electronic Bark Control Collars, Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2013-09170
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-19
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. 3) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') terminating the investigation based on a settlement agreement.
Rules of General Application and Adjudication and Enforcement
Document Number: 2013-08931
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The United States International Trade Commission (``Commission'') amends its Rules of Practice and Procedure concerning rules of general application, adjudication, and enforcement. The amendments are necessary to make certain technical corrections, to clarify certain provisions, to harmonize different parts of the Commission's rules, and to address concerns that have arisen in Commission practice.
Certain Electronic Devices Having Placeshifting or Display Replication Functionality and Products Containing Same; Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337
Document Number: 2013-08964
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on March 12, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Sling Media, Inc. of Foster City, 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 electronic devices having placeshifting or display replication functionality and products containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,877,776 (``the `776 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,051,454 (``the `454 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,060,909 (``the `909 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,725,912 (``the `912 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,266,657 (``the `657 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,365,236 (``the `236 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 Omega-3 Extracts From Marine or Aquatic Biomass and Products Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337
Document Number: 2013-08963
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-17
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 29, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Neptune Technologies & Bioressources, Inc. of Canada and Acasti Pharma Inc. of Canada. An amended complaint was filed on March 21, 2013. A supplement to the amended complaint was filed on April 1, 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 omega-3 extracts from marine or aquatic biomass and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,278,351 (``the `351 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 8,383,675 (``the `675 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.
Certain Microelectromechanical Systems (“MEMS Devices”) and Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337
Document Number: 2013-08747
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on March 11, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of STMicroelectronics, Inc. of Coppell, 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 microelectromechanical systems (``MEMS Devices'') and products containing same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,450,332 (``the '332 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,409,291 (``the '291 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,928,872 (``the '872 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,370,954 (``the '954 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 6,034,419 (``the '419 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 Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating Investigation Based on a Settlement Agreement; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2013-08566
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-12
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. 21) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') terminating the investigation based on a settlement agreement.
Certain Two-Way Global Satellite Communication Devices, System and Components Thereof Issuance of Consent Order; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2013-08428
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-11
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. 21) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') terminating the investigation based on a consent order stipulation.
Low Enriched Uranium From France; Scheduling of a Full Five-year Review Concerning the Antidumping Duty Order on Low Enriched Uranium from France
Document Number: 2013-08305
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
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 low enriched uranium from France 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).
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From China
Document Number: 2013-08304
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-08223
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Ch. 35), the Commission intends to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget to survey complainants who obtained exclusion orders that are currently in effect from the U.S. International Trade Commission following proceedings under 19 U.S.C. 1337. The survey will seek feedback on the effectiveness of the exclusion orders in stopping certain imports. Comments from the public concerning the proposed information collection are requested in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8(d).
Certain Linear Actuators; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-08184
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Linear Actuators, DN 2949; 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 Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Products Containing Same; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-08076
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-08
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 Bonding in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, specifically a limited exclusion order against certain infringing dimmable compact fluorescent lamps and products containing same, imported by Technical Consumer Products, Inc. of Aurora, Ohio; Shanghai Qiangling Electronics Co., Ltd. of Shanghai, China; Zhejiang Qiang Ling Electronic Co. Ltd. of Zhenjiang, China (collectively, ``TCP'') and U Lighting America Inc. of San Jose, California (``ULA'').
Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-07699
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof, DN 2948; 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)).
Probable Economic Effect of Certain Modifications to the North American Free Trade Agreement Rules of Origin
Document Number: 2013-07652
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a request dated March 11, 2013 from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), under authority delegated by the President and pursuant to section 103 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation Act (19 U.S.C. 3313), the Commission instituted investigation No. TA-103-027, Probable Economic Effect of Certain Modifications to the North American Free Trade Agreement Rules of Origin.
Diffusion-Annealed, Nickel-Plated Steel Flat-Rolled Products From Japan; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigation
Document Number: 2013-07584
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping investigation No. 731-TA-1206 (Preliminary) under section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (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 from Japan of diffusion-annealed, nickel-plated steel flat-rolled products, provided for primarily in subheadings 7210.90 and 7212.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value.\1\ Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping investigations in 45 days, or in this case by May 13, 2013. The Commission's views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by May 20, 2013.
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2013-07329
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted reviews 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 countervailing duty order on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from China and revocation of the antidumping duty orders on light- walled rectangular pipe and tube from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey 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 May 1, 2013. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by June 14, 2013. 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), as most recently amended at 74 FR 2847 (January 16, 2009).
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India and Taiwan; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2013-07328
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted reviews 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 countervailing duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (``PET film'') from India and the antidumping duty orders on PET film from India and Taiwan 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 May 1, 2013. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by June 14, 2013. 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), as most recently amended at 74 FR 2847 (January 16, 2009).