U.S. International Trade Commission.
Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337.
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 9, 2005, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of BIAX Corporation of Boulder, Colorado. An amended complaint was filed on December 29, 2005. The amended complaint alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain digital processors and digital processing systems, components thereof, and products containing same by reason of infringement of claims 3, 4, 6, 8-12, and 36 of U.S. Patent No. 5,021,945, claims 18-20, 23, and 25-27 of U.S. Patent No. 5,517,628, and claims 3-11, 13, 14, 19, and 21-25 of U.S. Patent No. 6,253,313. The amended 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 permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders.
The amended complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Benjamin D.M. Wood, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone 202-205-2582.
Scope of Investigation: Having considered the amended complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on January 9, 2006, ordered that—
(1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain digital processors or digital processing systems, components thereof, or products containing same by reason of Start Printed Page 2566infringement of one or more of claims 3, 4, 6, 8-12, and 36 of U.S. Patent No. 5,021,945, claims 18-20, 23, and 25-27 of U.S. Patent No. 5,517,628, and claims 3-11, 13, 14, 19, and 21-25 of U.S. Patent No. 6,253,313, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337.
(2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served:
(a) The complainant is—
BIAX Corporation, 1942 Broadway, Suite 404, Boulder, Colorado 80302.
(b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served:
Philips Semiconductors B.V., Bldg. BE P, PO Box 218, 5600 Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Philips Consumer Electronics Services B.V., Boschdjik 525, Postbus 90050, 5600 PB Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Philips Consumer Electronics North America Corp., 64 Perimeter Center East, Atlanta, GA 30346.
2Wire, Inc., 1704 Automation Parkway, San Jose, CA 95131.
(c) Benjamin D.M. Wood, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436, who shall be the Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation; and
(3) For the investigation so instituted, the Honorable Sidney Harris is designated as the presiding administrative law judge.
Responses to the amended complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the amended complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the amended complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown.
Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the amended complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondents, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of a limited exclusion order or cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent.Start Signature
By order of the Commission.
Issued: January 9, 2006.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E6-370 Filed 1-13-06; 8:45 am]
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