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

Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing Same; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-15436
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing Same, DN 2962; 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 Portable Electronic Communications Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to United States Code
Document Number: 2013-15236
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 23, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Nokia Corporation of Finland and Nokia Inc., of Sunnyvale, California. A supplement to the Complaint was filed on June 12, 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 portable electronic communications devices, including mobile phones and components thereof, by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,035,189 (``the '189 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,373,345 (``the '345 patent''); U.S. Patent 6,711,211 (``the '211 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,187,945 (``the '945 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,140,650 (``the '650 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,363,824 (``the '824 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 a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Consumer Electronics With Display and Processing Capabilities; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to United States Code
Document Number: 2013-15103
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 17, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc. of New Rochelle, New York. 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 consumer electronics with display and processing capabilities by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,650,327 (``the '327 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,144,158 (``the '158 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 5,717,881 (``the '881 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on June 7, 2013. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Opaque Polymers; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to United States Code
Document Number: 2013-14877
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 20, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Rohm and Haas Company and Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC, both of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and The Dow Chemical Company of Midland, Michigan. 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 opaque polymers by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,020,435 (``the '435 patent''), U.S. Patent No. 6,252,004 (``the '004 patent''), U.S. Patent No. 7,435,783 (``the '783 patent''), and U.S. Patent No. 7,803,878 (``the '878 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 limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and Parental Control Technology; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-14813
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') has issued a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding in the above-captioned investigation. The ALJ found no violation in this investigation, however, in the event that the Commission reverses the ALJ's finding of no violation, the ALJ recommends that a limited exclusion order should be directed to Roku, Inc., with respect to U.S. Patent No. 6,898,762. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, specifically the limited exclusion order. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4).
Certain Kinesiotherapy Devices and Components Thereof Final Commission Determination of Violation; Issuance of a General Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Orders; and Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2013-14811
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has terminated the above-captioned investigation with a finding of violation of section 337, and has issued a general exclusion order directed against infringing kinesiotherapy devices and components thereof, and cease and desist orders directed against respondents LELO Inc. of San Jose, California; PHE, Inc. d/b/a Adam & Eve of Hillsborough, North Carolina; Nalpac Enterprises, Ltd. of Ferndale, Michigan; E.T.C. Inc. (d/b/a Eldorado Trading Company, Inc.) of Broomfield, Colorado; Williams Trading Co., Inc. of Pennsauken, New Jersey; Honey's Place Inc. of San Fernando, California; and Lover's Lane & Co. of Plymouth, Michigan. The investigation is terminated.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-14807
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From China, Mexico, and Thailand
Document Number: 2013-14680
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Hardwood Plywood From China; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Final Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2013-14525
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase for antidumping and countervailing duty investigations Nos. 701-TA-490 and 731-TA-1204 (Final) under sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 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 imports from China of hardwood plywood, provided for in subheadings 4412.10; 4412.31; 4412.32; 4412.39; 4412.94; and 4412.99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are sold in the United States at less than fair value and subsidized by the Government of China.\1\
Certain Digital Media Devices, Including Televisions, Blu-Ray Disc Players, Home Theater Systems, Tablets and Mobile Phones, Components Thereof and Associated Software
Document Number: 2013-14448
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 13, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Black Hills Media, LLC 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 digital media devices, including televisions, blu-ray disc players, home theater systems, tablets and mobile phones, components thereof and associated software, by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,028,323 (``the `323 patent''), U.S. Patent No. 8,214,873 (``the `873 patent''), U.S. Patent No. 8,230,099 (``the `099 patent''), U.S. Patent No. 8,045,952 (``the `952 patent''), U.S. Patent No. 8,050,652 (``the `652 patent''), and U.S. Patent No. 6,618,593 (``the `593 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry exists in the United States as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Crawler Cranes and Components Thereof Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-14440
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Crawler Cranes and Components Thereof, DN 2960; 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; Termination as to Three Respondents on the Basis of Settlement; Decision To Review an Initial Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions
Document Number: 2013-14390
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to terminate the investigation as to three respondents on the basis of settlement. The Commission has also determined to review in part the final initial determination (``ID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') on February 27, 2013, finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 in this investigation.
Proposed Amendments to Rules of Practice and Procedure
Document Number: 2013-14004
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The United States International Trade Commission (``Commission'') proposes to amend its Rules of Practice and Procedure concerning rules of general application, and provisions concerning the conduct of antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and reviews. The proposed amendments seek to increase efficiency in processing and reviewing documents filed with the Commission and reduce Commission expenditures.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-14432
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2013-14177
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Static Random Access Memories and Products Containing Same; Commission Determination Affirming a Final Initial Determination Finding No Violation of Section 337; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2013-14011
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to affirm the initial determination issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, (``section 337'') in the above identified investigation. The investigation is terminated.
Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from China, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2013-14010
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-491-497 (Final) under section 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(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 subsidized imports from China, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam of frozen warmwater shrimp, provided for in subheadings 0306.17.00, 1605.21.10 and 1605.29.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are preliminarily found to be subsidized by the Governments of China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam and that are alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of Ecuador and Indonesia.1 2
Certain TV Programs, Literary Works for TV Production and Episode Guides Pertaining to Same Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-14003
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain TV Programs, Literary Works for TV Production and Episode Guides Pertaining to Same, DN 2959; 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)).
Persulfates From China; Notice of Commission Determination To Conduct a Full Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2013-13873
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with a full review 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 antidumping duty order on persulfates from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. A schedule for the review will be established and announced at a later date. 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).
Certain Encapsulated Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing Same; Commission Determination To Request Briefing and Set a Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues of Economic Prong of the Domestic Industry Requirement, and Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding
Document Number: 2013-13747
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to request briefing on the economic prong of the domestic industry requirement, and on remedy, bonding and the public interest in the above-captioned investigation.
Certain Windshield Wiper Devices and Components Thereof; Notice of Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2013-13745
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on May 9, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Federal-Mogul Corporation of Southfield, Michigan and Federal-Mogul S.A. of Belgium. Letters supplementing the Complaint were filed on May 21, 2013 and May 30, 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 windshield wiper devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,347,449 (``the '449 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.
Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computers; Notice of the Commission's Final Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order and a Cease and Desist Order; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2013-13641
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found a violation of section 337 in this investigation and has issued a limited exclusion order prohibiting respondent Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California (``Apple''), from importing wireless communication devices, portable music and data processing devices, and tablet computers that infringe claims 75-76 and 82-84 of U.S. Patent No. 7,706,348 (``the '348 patent''). The Commission has also issued a cease and desist order against Apple prohibiting the sale and distribution within the United States of articles that infringe claims 75-76 and 82-84 of the '348 patent. The Commission has found no violation based on U.S. Patent Nos. 7,486,644 (``the '644 patent''), 7,450,114 (``the '114 patent''), and 6,771,980 (``the '980 patent''). The Commission's determination is final, and the investigation is terminated.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2013-13699
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Portable Electronic Communications Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Components Thereof; Correction to Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-13385
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Correction is made to named-respondent HTC Corporation of Taiwan.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2013-13161
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Silicon Metal From Russia; Institution of a Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2013-13097
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-03
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 silicon metal from Russia 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 July 3, 2013. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by August 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).
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine
Document Number: 2013-13092
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-03
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 carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (``wire rod'') from Brazil and the antidumping duty orders on wire rod from Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine 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 July 3, 2013. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by August 16, 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).
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From China; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2013-13085
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-03
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 antidumping and countervailing duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe 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 July 3, 2013. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by August 16, 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).
Certain Automated Media Library Devices; Decision to Modify In Part a Remand Initial Determination; Termination of the Investigation With A Finding of No Violation
Document Number: 2013-12980
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to modify in part the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') remand initial determination (``RID'') issued on March 26, 2013, finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337 in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission has terminated the investigation.
Certain Electronic Digital Media Devices and Components Thereof; Determination To Review a Remand Initial Determination; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on Certain Issues Under Review and on Remedy, Bonding, and the Public Interest
Document Number: 2013-12979
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review the remand initial determination (``RID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') on March 26, 2013 in its entirety. The Commission requests certain briefing from the parties on the issues under review, as indicated in this notice. The Commission also requests briefing from the parties and the public on the issues of remedy, bonding, and the public interest.