Certain LED Lighting Devices, LED Power Supplies, and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on September 21, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Philips Lighting North America Corp. of Somerset, New Jersey and Philips Lighting Holding B.V. of the Netherlands. Supplements to the complaint were filed on October 6 and 30, 2017. 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 LED lighting devices, LED power supplies, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,586,890 (``the '890 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,038,399 (``the '399 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,256,554 (``the '554 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,262,559 (``the '559 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,070,328 (``the '328 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, 2018 Annual Report
The Commission has prepared and published annual reports in this series under investigation No. 332-345, Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, since 1996. The 2018 report, which the Commission plans to publish in May 2018, will provide aggregate data on cross-border trade in services for the period ending in 2017, and transactions by affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the period ending in 2015. The report's analysis will focus on electronic services (including audiovisual, computer, and telecommunication services).The Commission is inviting interested members of the public to furnish information and views in connection with the 2018 report.