FR Alert – Covering:08/10/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is partially rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on drawn stainless steel sinks (drawn sinks) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020. DATES: August 10, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adam Simons, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2972. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of “Opportunity to Request Administrative Review” of the AD order on drawn sinks from China for the POR.\1\ ————————————————————————— \1\ See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 85 FR 18191 (April 1, 2020). 
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: In April, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a temporary final rule to allocate certain health and medical resources for domestic use, so that these resources may not be exported from the United States without explicit approval by FEMA. The rule covered five types of personal protective equipment (PPE), outlined below. While this rule remains in effect, and subject to certain exemptions stated below, no shipments of such designated materials may leave the United States without explicit approval by FEMA. Through this extension, FEMA modifies the types of PPE covered and extends the duration of the temporary final rule. DATES: Effective date: This rule is effective from August 10, 2020 until December 31, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may review the docket by searching for Docket ID FEMA- 2020-0018, via the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel McMasters, Office of Policy and Program Analysis, 202-709-0661, FEMA-DPA@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background On April 10, 2020, FEMA published a temporary final rule in the 
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice of a Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade Policy meeting. DATES: August 21, 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Virtual. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne M. Zollner, Designated Federal Official and Division Chief, Trade Policy and Negotiations, Office of Trade and Labor Affairs, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, Room S-5317, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693-4890, zollner.anne@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade Policy consults with and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Labor and the United States Trade Representative on general policy matters concerning labor and trade negotiations, operations of any trade agreement once entered into, and other matters arising in connection with the administration of the trade policy of the United States. During the meeting, the Committee will review and discuss current issues that influence U.S. trade policy. The Committee will also discuss potential U.S. negotiating objectives and bargaining positions in current and anticipated trade negotiations. Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 2155(f)(2)(A), the meeting will be concern matters the disclosure of which would seriously compromise the Government’s negotiating 
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 6, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Overhead Door Corporation of Lewisville, Texas and GMI Holdings Inc. of Mount Hope, Ohio. A supplement to the complaint was filed on July 22, 2020. 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 movable barrier operator systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,970,345 (“the ‘345 Patent”); U.S. Patent No. 9,483,935 (”the ‘935 Patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,173,516 (“the ‘516 Patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,180,260 (“the ‘260 Patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,956,718 (“the ‘718 Patent”); and U.S. Patent No. 8,410,895 (“the ‘895 Patent”). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edi
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 2, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Nokia Technologies Oy of Finland and Nokia Corporation of Finland. Supplements to the complaint were filed on July 17, 20, and 22, 2020. 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 electronic devices, including computers, tablet computers, and components and modules thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,144,764 (“the ‘764 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,532,808 (“the ‘808 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 6,950,469 (“the ‘469 patent”); U.S. Patent No. 7,724,818 (“the ‘818 patent”); and U.S. Patent No. 8,583,706 (“the ‘706 patent”). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usi
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