Certain Light-Emitting Diode Products and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 12, 2015, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Cree, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina. A supplement to the complaint was filed on January 29, 2015. 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 light-emitting diode products and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,657,236 (``the '236 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,885,036 (``the '036 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,614,056 (``the '056 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,312,474 (``the '474 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,976,187 (``the '187 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,766,298 (``the '298 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,596,819 (``the '819 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,628,214 (``the '214 patent''), and that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complaint further alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation into the United States, and the sale within the United States after importation, of certain light- emitting diodes and components thereof by reason of false advertising, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Proposed Recommendations Relating to Recommended Modifications in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule To Conform With Amendments to the Harmonized System Recommended by the World Customs Organization, and To Address Other Matters
The Commission's ``proposed recommendations'' relating to Investigation No. 1205-11 have been posted on the Commission Web site. Interested Federal agencies and the public are invited to submit written comments on the ``proposed recommendations'' by April 20, 2015.