UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

In the Matter of

Investigation No. 337-TA-455

CERTAIN NETWORK INTERFACE CARDS AND ACCESS POINTS FOR USE IN DIRECT SEQUENCE SPREAD SPECTRUM WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORKS AND PRODUCTS CONTAINING SAME

NOTICE OF COMMISSION DETERMINATION NOT TO REVIEW AN INITIAL DETERMINATION TERMINATING THE INVESTIGATION AS TO TWO RESPONDENTS ON THE BASIS OF A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission

ACTION: Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (ID) of the presiding administrative law judge (ALJ) in the above-captioned investigation terminating respondents Compex, Inc. and Powermatic Data Systems Ltd. from the investigation on the basis of a settlement agreement.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tim Yaworski, Esq., Office of the General counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20436, telephone 202-205-3091. 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-ON-Line) at http://dockets.usitc.gov/eol.public. 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, which concerns allegations of unfair acts in violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 in the importation and sale of certain network interface cards and access points for use in direct sequence spread spectrum local area networks and products containing same, on April 9, 2001. 66 Fed. Reg. 18507.

On May 19, 2001, complainant Proxim, Inc. and respondents Powermatic Data Systems Ltd. and Compex, Inc. jointly moved to terminate the investigation as to Powermatic and Compex on the basis of a settlement agreement. The Commission investigative attorney supported the joint motion. No other party responded to the motion.

On June 6, 2001, the presiding ALJ (Judge Terrill) issued an ID (Order No. 17) granting the joint motion. No petitions for review of the ID were filed.

This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and section 210.42 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 C.F.R. 210.42).

Copies of the ID and all other nonconfidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, US. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20436, telephone 202-205-2000.

By order of the Commission.

Donna R. Koehnke

Secretary

Issued: June 22, 2001