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 EXTENDING THE TARGET DATE FOR COMPLETION OF THE INVESTIGATION

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 the presiding administrative law judge's ("ALJ's") initial determination ("ID") extending the target date for completion of the above-captioned investigation by two months, or until September 10, 2002.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy P. Monaghan, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20436, telephone 202-205-3152. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. 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.

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 wireless network interface cards and access points for use in direct sequcne spread spectrum local area networks and products containing same, on April 9, 2001. 66 Fed. Reg. 18507.

The former target date for completion of this investigation, July 9, 2002, was 15 months from the date of institution of the investigation. On August 8, 2001, the ALJ issued an ID extending the target date for completion of the investigation to September 10, 2002, which is 17 months from the date of institution. The ALJ determined that the target date should be extended due to the demands of other investigations on his schedule. None of the parties filed a petition 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 C.F.R. 210.42).

Copies of the ALJ's ID and all other nonconfidential 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, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20436, telephone 202-205-2000.

By order of the Commission.

Donna R. Koehnke

Secretary

Issued: August 27, 2001