U.S. International Trade Commission.
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 10, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of PopSockets LLC of Boulder, Colorado. 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 collapsible sockets for mobile electronic devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,560,031 (“the '031 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 general exclusion order, or in the alternative 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 https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205-2560.
The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 and in section 210.10 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2017).
Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on May 9, 2017, 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 Start Printed Page 22349United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain collapsible sockets for mobile electronic devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 9-13, 16, and 17 of the '031 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 complainant is:
PopSockets LLC., 3033 Sterling Circle, Boulder, CO 80301.
(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:
Agomax Group Ltd., Room 1015, Beverley Commercial Centre, 87-105 Chatham Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Guangzhou Xi Xun Electronics Co., Ltd., A3045 Floor 3, Lingnan Building, No. 25, Xiji Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510620, China.
Shenzhen Chuanghui Industry Co., Ltd., B19, Lushan Building, Luohu District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Shenzhen VVI Electronic Limited, 1OD, Building A, Shengnawei Area, Xixiang, Baoan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Shenzhen Yright Technology Co., Ltd., 515, Xingdahuafu Building, Xixiang Street, Baoan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Hangzhou Hangkai Technology Co., Ltd., Room 303, Block 3, Cloud Cube, #10, Liansheng Road, Wuchang Avenue, Yuhang, District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China.
Shenzhen Kinsen Technology Co., Limited, 1603, 16/F, MetroCity, Buji Street, Longgang Dist., Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518000, China.
Shenzhen Enruize Technology Co., Ltd., Room 220, 2/F Zhonglian Mansion, 402, Building, Languang Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, China.
Shenzhen Showerstar Industrial Co., Ltd., Rm 302, XueFeng Industrial Building, No., 1021 of XueGang South Rd, LongGang, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518033, China.
Shenzhen Lamye Technology Co., Ltd., Room 407A-C YangNan Building, ChuangYe Road 2, Baoan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518101, China.
Jiangmen Besnovo Electronics Co., Ltd., No. 18 Plant, Songyuanju, Dubi Village, Duruan Town, Pengjiang District, Jiangmen, Guangdong, China.
Shenzhen Belking Electronic Co., Ltd., 8017A, 8/F, Bldg. 4, Seg Science And Technology Industrial Park, Huaqiang North Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Yiwu Wentou Import & Export Co., Ltd., Floor 8, Northside, No. 201-209, Chengbei Rd., Choucheng Street, Yiwu, Jinhua, Zhejiang, China.
Shenzhen CEX Electronic Co., Limited Baoan District, Minzhi Road, Bahishilong, First Area, Building 104,1702, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518000, China.
(c) The 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 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(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: May 10, 2017.
Katherine M. Hiner,
[FR Doc. 2017-09774 Filed 5-12-17; 8:45 am]
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