Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Tablet Computers, and Components Thereof; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Citation: "78 FR 63492"
Document Number: "Investigation No. 337-TA-847"
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge ("ALJ") has issued an Initial Determination of Violation of Section 337 and Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond in the above-captioned investigation. The ALJ recommends that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order and a cease-and-desist order against
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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. 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: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the articles concerned from
Unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the public health and welfare, competitive conditions in
19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease-and-desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1).
The Commission is interested in further development of the record on the public interest in these investigations. Accordingly, members of the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of the administrative law judge's Initial Determination of Violation of Section 337 and Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond issued in this investigation on
In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that:
(i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended orders are used in
(ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in
(iii) Identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in
(iv) Indicate whether complainant, complainant's licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the recommended exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and
(v) Explain how the recommended orders would impact consumers in
Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business on
Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper copies to the
Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. A redacted non-confidential version of the document must also be filed simultaneously with the any confidential filing. All non-confidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the
This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 and 210.50 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.50).
By order of the Commission.
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-24898 Filed 10-23-13;
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