Certain Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on October 3, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Juul Labs, Inc. of San Francisco, California. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on October 17, 2018. An amended complaint was filed on October 26, 2018. 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 electronic nicotine delivery systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,070,669 (``the '669 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,076,139 (``the '139 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,045,568 (``the '568 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,058,130 (``the '130 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 10,104,915 (``the '915 patent''). The amended complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Pickup Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems and Components Thereof, DN 3356; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
U.S.-UK Trade Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-Free Treatment for Currently Dutiable Imports; Institution of Investigation and Scheduling of Hearing
Following receipt on November 9, 2018, of a request from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) for a report containing advice and an assessment, the Commission instituted Investigation Nos. TA-131-045 and TPA-105-006, U.S.-UK Trade Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-free Treatment for Currently Dutiable Imports.