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U.S. International Trade Commission.
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 25, 2014, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Valeo North America, Start Printed Page 52042Inc. of Troy, Michigan and Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V. of Mexico. 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 windshield wipers and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,891,044 (“the '044 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,937,798 (“the '798 patent”); and U.S. Patent No. 8,220,106 (“the '106 patent”). 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 a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
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.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
The Office of the Secretary, Docket Services Division, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205-1802.
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 (2014).
Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on August 26, 2014, 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 windshield wipers and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1, 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 18, 19, 31, and 32 of the '044 patent; claims 1-16 of the '798 patent; and claims 1, 12, 13, 15, and 17-19 of the '106 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:
Valeo North America, Inc., 150 Stephenson Highway, Troy, MI 48083.
Delmex de Juarez S. de R.L. de C.V., Avenida de las Torres y calle Intermex, #1681, Parque Industiral Intermex, Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua 32640, Mexico.
(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:
Federal-Mogul Corp., 26555 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI 48033.
Federal-Mogul Vehicle Component Solutions, Inc., 26555 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI 48033.
Federal-Mogul S.A., Avenue Champion 1, 6790 Aubange, Belgium.
(3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge.
The Office of Unfair Import Investigations will not participate as a party in this investigation.
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(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.Start Signature
Issued: August 27, 2014.
By order of the Commission.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-20782 Filed 8-29-14; 8:45 am]
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