Tianrui Derailed In ITC Trade Secrets Ruling

Law360, New York (October 22, 2009, 2:26 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined Tianrui Group Co. Ltd. violated tariff laws by misappropriating numerous trade secrets relating to the manufacture of cast-steel railway wheels.

ITC Administrative Law Judge Carl Charneski ruled on Oct. 16 that Tianrui violated Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 by importing railway wheels using trade secrets belonging to Amsted Industries Inc.

Tianrui Foundry Group Co. Ltd., Barber Tianrui Railway Supply LLC and Wabtec Corp.-owned Standard Car Truck Co. Inc. were also all implicated in the violations, the...
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