International Trade Commission November 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Distributional Effects of Trade and Trade Policy on U.S. Workers
Document Number: 2021-26060
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-30
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on October 14, 2021 of a request from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted Investigation No. 332-587, Distributional Effects of Trade and Trade Policy on U.S. Workers, for the purpose of conducting a two- part investigation, with the Commission in part one to provide a public report that catalogues information on the distributional effects on under-represented and under-served communities of trade and trade policy, and with the Commission in part two to expand its research and analysis capabilities so that future probable economic effects advice includes estimates of the potential distributional effects of trade and trade policy, including goods and services imports, on U.S. workers. In preparing its public report, the USTR asked the Commission to gather information through roundtable discussions among representatives of under-represented and under-served communities, and through a symposium focused on academic or similar research on the distributional effects on under-represented and under-served communities of trade and trade policy. The Commission will also hold a public hearing following the roundtables and symposium. The Commission will issue a second notice, to be published in the Federal Register by January 31, 2022 that sets out the format and dates for the roundtables, symposium, and hearing, and how members of the public may participate in them.
Certain Electric Shavers and Components and Accessories Thereof Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2021-25866
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that on November 18, 2021, the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') issued an Initial Determination Granting-in-Part Complainant Skull Shaver, LLC's Motion for Summary Determination on Violations by the Defaulting Respondents, and a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding (``ID/RD''). The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From Argentina, Mexico, Russia, and South Korea
Document Number: 2021-25801
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Audio Players and Controllers, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination To Review In Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding; Extension of the Target Date
Document Number: 2021-25761
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that, on August 13, 2021, the presiding chief administrative law judge (``CALJ'') issued a combined final initial determination (``ID'') finding a violation of section 337 and a recommended determination (``RD'') on remedy and bonding in the above- captioned investigation. The Commission has determined to review the final ID in part. The Commission requests briefing from the parties, interested government agencies, and interested persons on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding. The Commission has also determined to extend the target date for completion of the investigation to January 6, 2022.
Certain Casual Footwear and Packaging Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review Two Initial Determinations To Add Certain New Respondents, To Partially Terminate the Investigation With Respect to Certain Other Respondents, and To Extend the Target Date
Document Number: 2021-25377
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') has determined not to review two initial determinations (``ID'') issued by the presiding chief administrative law judge (``CALJ'') to: (i) Amend the complaint and notice of investigation to add certain new respondents and partially terminate the investigation with respect to certain other respondents (Order No. 30); and (ii) extend the target date for completion of this investigation to May 9, 2023 (Order No. 31).
Certain Capacitive Touch Sensing Systems, Capacitive Touch Sensing Controllers, Microcontrollers With Capacitive Touch Sensing Functionality, and Components Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review Two Initial Determinations Terminating an Investigation Based on Settlement Agreements; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2021-25344
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review two initial determinations (``IDs'') (Order Nos. 13 and 14) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation based on two settlement agreements. The investigation is terminated.
Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene Rubber From Czechia, Italy, and Russia; Institution of Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2021-25322
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1575-1577 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``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 of emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber from Czechia, Italy, and Russia, provided for in statistical reporting numbers 4002.19.0015 and 4002.19.0019 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by December 30, 2021. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by January 7, 2022.
Certain Tissue Paper Products From China
Document Number: 2021-25196
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Variable Speed Wind Turbine Generators and Components Thereof; Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337 as to One Patent and No Violation as to Another Patent; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding
Document Number: 2021-25134
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part a final initial determination (``Final ID'') issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. The Commission requests briefing from the parties, interested government agencies, and interested persons on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding based on the schedule set forth below.
Alloy Magnesium From China
Document Number: 2021-25063
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Electronic Devices, Including Streaming Players, Televisions, Set Top Boxes, Remote Controllers, and Components Thereof; Notice of a Final Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337, Denying a Motion To Reopen the Record, and Issuing a Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Order; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2021-25062
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') has determined that respondent Roku Inc. has violated Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, by importing, selling for importation, or selling in the United States after importation certain electronic devices, including streaming players, televisions, set top boxes, remote controllers, and components thereof, that infringe one or more claims of complainant's U.S. Patent No. 10,593,196 (``the '196 patent''). The Commission has determined that the appropriate remedies are a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order against the respondent. The Commission has also determined to set a bond in the amount of zero (0) percent (i.e., no bond) of the entered value of the excluded products imported during the period of Presidential review. This investigation is hereby terminated.
Certain IP Camera Systems Including Video Doorbells and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Determination To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation in Its Entirety Due to the Invalidity of the Asserted Patents and on Review To Affirm; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2021-25061
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') has determined to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 16) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ''), terminating the investigation in its entirety due to the invalidity of the asserted patents, and on review to affirm the ID. This investigation is hereby terminated.
Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest; Certain Shingled Solar Modules, Components Thereof, and Methods for Manufacturing the Same
Document Number: 2021-24719
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that, on October 22, 2021, the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') issued an Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337. The ALJ also issued a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond should a violation be found in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only.
Certain Artificial Eyelash Extension Systems, Products, and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2021-24718
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that on October 28, 2021, the presiding chief administrative law judge (``ALJ'') issued an Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337. The ALJ also issued a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond should a violation be found in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only.
Aluminum Foil From Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey; Determinations
Document Number: 2021-24628
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Radio Frequency Identification (“RFID”) Products, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation on the Basis of Settlement; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2021-24600
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
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) terminating the investigation on the basis of settlement. The investigation is terminated in its entirety.
Certain Road Milling Machines and Components Thereof; Issuance of a Modified Limited Exclusion Order and Two Modified Cease and Desist Orders; Termination of Remand Investigation
Document Number: 2021-24545
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that, following a remand from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (``Federal Circuit''), the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to issue a modified limited exclusion order (``LEO'') and modified cease and desist orders (``CDOs'') directed against respondents Caterpillar Paving Products, Inc. and Caterpillar Inc., respectively, and their affiliated companies, parents, subsidiaries, or other related business entities, or their successors or assigns. The Commission has terminated this investigation.
Superabsorbent Polymers From South Korea; Institution of Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigation
Document Number: 2021-24535
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1574 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``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 of superabsorbent polymers from South Korea, provided for in subheading 3906.90.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by December 17, 2021. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by December 27, 2021.
Certain Oil-Vaping Cartridges, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2021-24516
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on October 4, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Shenzhen Smoore Technology Limited of China. Supplements were filed on October 8, 2021, and October 21, 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 oil-vaping cartridges, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of: (1) Certain claims of Patent No. 10,357,623 (``the '623 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,791,763 (``the '763 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,791,762 (``the '762 patent''); and (2) U.S. Registered Trademark No. 5,633,060 (``the '060 mark''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists 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 a cease and desist order.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2021-24173
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Electronic Devices, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3574; 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.
Certain Reclosable Plastic Bags and Tubing; Notice of Commission Decision To Institute a Rescission Proceeding and To Rescind the General Exclusion Order; Termination of the Rescission Proceeding
Document Number: 2021-24038
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to institute a rescission proceeding and to rescind the general exclusion order issued in the underlying investigation. The rescission proceeding is terminated.
Certain Barcode Scanners, Mobile Computers With Barcode Scanning Capabilities, Scan Engines, and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2021-24037
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on September 29, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Honeywell International Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina; Hand Held Products, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina; and Metrologic Instruments, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina. 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 barcode scanners, mobile computers with barcode scanning capabilities, scan engines, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,568,628 (``the '628 patent''); 7,770,799 (``the '799 patent''); 8,794,520 (``the '520 patent''); 9,576,169 (``the '169 patent''); and 10,721,429 (``the '429 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists 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.
Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, 2022 Annual Report
Document Number: 2021-23913
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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 2022 report, which the Commission plans to publish in May 2022, will provide aggregate data on cross-border trade in services for the period ending in 2020, and transactions by affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the period ending in 2019. The report's analysis will focus on electronic and digital services (including audio-visual services, computer services, and telecommunications services). The Commission is inviting interested members of the public to furnish information and views in connection with the 2022 report.
Certain Botulinum Toxin Products, Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Decision To Vacate Its Final Determination on Remand
Document Number: 2021-23866
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-02
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has vacated its final determination following dismissal of the appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (``Federal Circuit'') challenging various aspects of that determination.
Certain Composite Baseball and Softball Bats and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2021-23824
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-02
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on September 27, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Easton Diamond Sports, LLC of Thousand Oaks, California. Supplements to the complaint were filed on October 13 and October 18, 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 composite baseball and softball bats and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,997,826 (``the '826 Patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists 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.
Certain Electronic Devices Having Wireless Communication Capabilities and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2021-23823
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-02
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on September 27, 2021, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Bell Northern Research, LLC of Chicago, Illinois. A supplement was filed on October 15, 2021. 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 electronic devices having wireless communication capabilities and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,204,554 (``the `554 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,319,889 (``the `889 patent''); U.S. Patent No. RE 48,629 (``the `629 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,416,862 (``the `862 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists 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.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From China and Mexico; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2021-23682
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act''), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on seamless refined copper pipe and tube from China and Mexico would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission.
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From Oman, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2021-23681
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act''), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from Oman, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission.
Certain Digital Video-Capable Devices and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest
Document Number: 2021-23667
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that on October 21, 2021, the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') issued an Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337. The ALJ also issued a Recommended Determination on remedy and bonding should a violation be found in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only.