International Trade Commission March 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Lithium Metal Oxide Cathode Materials, Lithium-Ion Batteries for Power Tool Products Containing the Same, and Power Tools Products With Lithium-Ion Batteries Containing Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2015-07146
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 20, 2015, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of BASF Corporation of Florham Park, New Jersey and UChicago Argonne LLC of Lemont, Illinois. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on March 13, 2015. The complaint, as supplemented, 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 lithium metal oxide cathode materials, lithium metal-ion batteries for power tool products containing same, and power tool products with lithium-ion batteries containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,677,082 (``the '082 patent'') and U.S. Patent No. 6,680,143 (``the '143 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.
Sugar from Mexico; Determinations
Document Number: 2015-07071
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-07022
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Loom Kits for Creating Linked Articles: Commission Determination To Review an Initial Determination in Part and, on Review, To Affirm a Finding of Violation With Modifications; Request for Written Submissions on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding
Document Number: 2015-06898
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review-in-part an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 13) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') in the above-captioned investigation. Particularly, the Commission has determined to review the determination on domestic industry in the ID. Upon review, the Commission affirms a finding of domestic industry with modifications. The Commission's determination results in a determination of a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337 or ``section 337''). Accordingly, the Commission requests written submissions, under the schedule set forth below, on remedy, public interest, and bonding.
Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From China, Russia, and Ukraine; Scheduling of Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2015-06439
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-23
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. Sec. 1675(c)(5)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on cut-to-length carbon steel plate from China and/or the suspension agreements on cut-to-length carbon steel plate from Russia and Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States 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. Sec. 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 Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing Same: Commission Determination To Grant the Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation on the Basis of Settlement; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2015-06381
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to grant the joint motion to terminate the above-referenced investigation based upon settlement.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-06430
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Electronic Products, Including Products With Near Field Communication (“NFC”) System-Level Functionality and/or Battery Power-Up Functionality, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2015-06245
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 10, 2015, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of NXP B.V. of The Netherlands and NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc. of San Jose, California. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on February 27, 2015. The complaint, as supplemented, 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 products, including products with near field communication (``NFC'') system-level functionality and/or battery power-up functionality, components thereof, and products containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,412,230 (``the '230 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,280,304 (``the '304 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,065,389 (``the '389 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,204,959 (``the '959 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,412,185 (``the '185 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 6,590,365 (``the '365 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 a cease and desist order.
Certain Television Sets, Television Receivers, Television Tuners, and Components Thereof, Capabilities and Components Thereof; Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-06172
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge has issued a Final Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337 and Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond in the above- captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments from the public on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, specifically that if the Commission were to find a violation of section 337, 19 U.S.C. 1337, that the Commission issue limited exclusion orders and cease and desist orders directed to the respondents. The ALJ rejected the respondents' arguments that the public interest stands in the way of relief for the complainants. 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 Non-Volatile Memory Chips and Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation Based on a Settlement Agreement
Document Number: 2015-06170
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-18
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. 30) granting a joint motion to terminate the above- captioned investigation based on a settlement agreement.
Certain Audio Processing Hardware and Software and Products Containing Same; Institution of investigation
Document Number: 2015-06081
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 9, 2015, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Andrea Electronics Corp., of Bohemia, New York. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on March 3, 2015. The complaint, as supplemented, 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 audio processing hardware and software and products containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,825,898 (``the '898 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,483,923 (``the '923 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,049,607 (``the '607 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,363,345 (``the '345 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 6,377,637 (``the '637 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 a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Certain Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, and Portugal
Document Number: 2015-06043
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-06042
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Protective Cases for Electronic Devices and Components Thereof, DN 3064; 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 Polyethyelene Terephthalate Resin From Canada, China, India, and Oman; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2015-05963
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigations Nos. 701-TA-531-533 and 731-TA-1270-1273 (Preliminary) under sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 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 Canada, China, India, and Oman of Certain polyethylene terephthalate resin, provided for in subheading 3907.60.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of China, India, and Oman 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 sections 702(c)(1)(B) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B) or 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by Friday, April 24, 2015. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by Friday, May 1, 2015. 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 Toy Figurines and Toy Sets Containing the Same
Document Number: 2015-05920
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-16
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on February 6, 2015, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of LEGO A/S of Denmark; LEGO System A/S of Denmark; and LEGO Systems, Inc. of Enfield, Connecticut.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-05898
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-16
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Variable Valve Actuation Devices and Automobiles Containing the Same, DN 3063; 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 Flash Memory Chips and Products Containing the Same Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation in Its Entirety Based Upon Settlement; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2015-05812
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-16
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. 78) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting a joint motion by complainant and respondents to terminate the investigation in its entirety based upon settlement.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-05732
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Polyvinyl Alcohol From China, Japan, and Korea; Revised Schedule for Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2015-05599
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Non-Volatile Memory Devices and Products Containing Same; Commission Determination Not To Review Granting Motion Terminating the Investigation as to all Respondents; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2015-05424
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-09
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. 23) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') terminating the above-captioned investigation as to all respondents based on a settlement agreement.
Certain Devices Containing Non-Volatile Memory and Products Containing the Same; Commission's Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2015-05119
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-06
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. 12) granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation.
Certain Consumer Electronics With Display and Processing Capabilities; Notice of Commission Determination To Grant a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation on the Basis of a Settlement Agreement; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2015-05013
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to grant the joint motion to terminate the above-captioned investigation based upon a settlement agreement. The investigation is terminated.
Supercalendered Paper From Canada; Institution of a Countervailing Duty Investigation and Scheduling of a Preliminary Phase Investigation
Document Number: 2015-05012
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of a preliminary phase countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-530 (Preliminary) under section 703(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(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 Canada of supercalendered paper, provided for in subheading 4802.61.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the government of Canada. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 702(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by Monday, April 13, 2015. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by Monday, April 20, 2015. For further information concerning the conduct of this investigation 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).
Overview of Cuban Imports of Goods and Services and Effects of U.S. Restrictions
Document Number: 2015-04477
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has rescheduled the public hearing in this investigation from March 24, 2015 to June 2, 2015.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-04454
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Wireless Standard Compliant Electronic Devices, Including Communication Devices and Tablet Computers, DN 3061; 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)).
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-04453
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Computers, Tablet Computers, Digital Media Players, and Cameras, DN 3060; 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)).
Pressure Sensitive Plastic Tape From Italy; Institution of a Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2015-04252
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-02
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 finding on pressure sensitive plastic tape from Italy 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 April 1, 2015. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by May 14, 2015. For further information concerning the conduct of this proceeding 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).
Preserved Mushrooms From Chile, China, India, and Indonesia; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2015-04248
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-02
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 duty orders on preserved mushrooms from Chile, China, India, and Indonesia 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 April 1, 2015. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by May 14, 2015. For further information concerning the conduct of this proceeding 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).
Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From China; Institution of a Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2015-04245
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-02
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 hand trucks and certain parts thereof 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 April 1, 2015. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by May 14, 2015. For further information concerning the conduct of this proceeding 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).