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In the Matter of: Certain Inkjet Ink Supplies and Components Thereof; Corrected Notice of Investigation

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AGENCY:

U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION:

Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on June 25, 2010, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Hewlett-Packard Company of Palo Alto, California and Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. of Houston, Texas. Letters supplementing the complaint were filed on July 15, 2010 and July 27, 2010. 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 inkjet ink supplies and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,959,985 (“the `985 patent”) and U.S. Patent No. 7,104,630 (“the `630 Start Printed Page 45664patent”). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337.

The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.

ADDRESSES:

The 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Anne Goalwin, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205-2574.

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Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2010). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on July 26, 2010, 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 inkjet ink supplies or components thereof that infringe one or more of claims 1-5, 7, 22-25, and 27-28 of the `985 patent and claims 1-7, 11-12, 14, 26-30, 32, and 34-35 of the `630 patent, 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 complainants are:

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Hewlett-Packard Company, 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, California 94304;

Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., 11455 Compaq Center Drive West, Houston, Texas 77070.

(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:

Mipo International Ltd., 1600 Atlanta Financial Center, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30326;

Mextec Group Inc., c/o The Law Office of Hongwei Shang, LLC, 9100 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1500, Miami, Florida 33156;

Shanghai Angel Printer Supplies Co. Ltd., Room 1208, No. 495, Jiangning Road, Shanghai, China 200233;

Shenzhen Print Media Co., Ltd., #310, Huayuan Business Building, Xixiang Town, Baoan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China 518102;

Zhuhai National Resources & Jingjie Imaging, Products Co., Ltd., No. 1 Industrial Building, Pingdong 2 Road, Nanping S&T Industrial Community, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China 519060;

Tatrix International, 10 C, Garden Building, No. 1083 JiuZhou Road, Jida, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China 519015;

Ourway Image Co., Ltd., 15F, No. 125 Renmin East Road, Xiangzhong, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China 33156.

(c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Anne Goalwin, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and

(3) For the investigation so instituted, the Honorable Paul J. Luckern, Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge.

Responses to the 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)-(e) 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 complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the 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 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 respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent.

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By order of the Commission.

Issued: July 28, 2010.

Marilyn R. Abbott,

Secretary to the Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2010-19006 Filed 8-2-10; 8:45 am]

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