[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 222 (Friday, November 16, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 68830]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-27914]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-815]


Certain Projectors With Controlled-Angle Optical Retarders, 
Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission 
Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the 
Investigation in Its Entirety

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade 
Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative 
law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 24) 
terminating the above-captioned in its entirety based on withdrawal of 
the complaint.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan M. Valentine, Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-2301. Copies of non-
confidential 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. 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. 
Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter 
can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 
205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation 
on November 25, 2011, based on a complaint filed on October 21, 2011, 
as supplemented on November 2, 2011, by Compound Photonics Ltd. of 
London, United Kingdom and Compound Photonics U.S. Corporation of 
Phoenix, Arizona (collectively ``Compound Photonics''). 76 FR 72722-23 
(Nov. 25, 2011). The complaint alleges violations of Section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the importation into 
the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the 
United States after importation of certain projectors with controlled-
angle optical retarders, components thereof, and products containing 
same by reason of infringement of claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,829,027. 
The complaint further alleges the existence of a domestic industry. The 
Commission's notice of investigation named as respondents Sony 
Corporation of Tokyo, Japan; Sony Corporation of America of New York, 
New York; and Sony Electronics Inc. of San Diego, California. The 
Office of Unfair Import Investigation was named as a participating 
party.
    On October 17, 2012, Compound Photonics filed a motion to terminate 
the investigation in its entirety based on withdrawal of the complaint. 
The motion stated that the respondents do not oppose the motion. On 
October 19, 2012, the Commission investigative attorney filed a 
response in support of the motion.
    On October 19, 2012, the ALJ issued the subject ID, granting 
Compound Photonics' motion pursuant to section 210.21(a)(1) of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.21(a)(1)). No 
petitions for review of this ID were filed.
    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 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure 
(19 CFR 210.42).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: November 13, 2012.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2012-27914 Filed 11-15-12; 8:45 am]
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