US Pushes To Toss Hitachi Suit Over TV Duties

Law360, New York (July 29, 2009, 2:35 PM EDT) -- Citing lack of jurisdiction, the U.S. government has asked the U.S. Court of International Trade to throw out a suit by Hitachi Home Electronics America Inc. alleging that it was improperly charged duties for importing flat-screen televisions from Mexico.

In a motion filed Tuesday, the U.S. government argued that the CIT should dismiss the complaint for lack of jurisdiction, because Hitachi did not exhaust the appropriate administrative remedies before filing suit.

The complaint, filed in May, is one of five Hitachi has lodged against the U.S....
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