International Trade Commission July 20, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Institution of Investigation; Certain Silicon Photovoltaic Cells and Modules With Nanostructures, and Products Containing the Same
Document Number: 2021-15325
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on June 11, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Advanced Silicon Group Technologies, LLC of Lowell, Massachusetts. A first supplement was filed on June 17, 2021, and a second supplement was filed on July 6, 2021. 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 silicon photovoltaic cells and modules with nanostructures, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,450,599 (``the '599 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,852,981 (``the '981 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,601,640 (``the '640 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,768,331 (``the '331 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,269,995 (``the '995 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 10,692,971 (``the '971 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.