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In the Matter of Certain Computer Products, Computer Components and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant's Motion To Amend the Complaint and Notice of Investigation

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AGENCY:

U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (“ID”) (Order No. 4) of the presiding administrative law judge (“ALJ”) granting complainant's motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Michael Liberman, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-3152. Copies of the ID and all other nonconfidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be 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., Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-2000. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be Start Printed Page 12461obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (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.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On January 14, 2008, the Commission instituted an investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, based on a complaint filed by International Business Machines Corporation of Armonk, New York (“IBM”), alleging a violation of section 337 in the importation, sale for importation, and sale within the United States after importation of certain computer products, computer components, and products containing same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,008,829; 5,249,741; and 5,371,852. 73 FR. 2275 (Jan. 14, 2008). The complainant named ASUS Computer International of Fremont, California, and ASUStek Computer, Inc. of Peitou Taipei, Taiwan as respondents.

On January 31, 2008, complainant IBM moved for leave to amend the complaint and notice of investigation by adding two additional respondents, Pegatron Technology Corporation and Unihan Technology Corporation, both of Taipei City, Taiwan.

On February 12, 2008, the ALJ issued Order No. 4 granting complainant's motion. No party petitioned for review of the subject ID. The Commission has determined not to review the ID.

The authority for the Commission's determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in section 210.42(h) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.42(h)).

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By order of the Commission.

Issued: March 4, 2008.

Marilyn R. Abbott,

Secretary to the Commission.

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[FR Doc. E8-4534 Filed 3-6-08; 8:45 am]

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