US Disposed TV Duties Protest, Hitachi Tells Fed. Circ.

Law360, Washington (July 8, 2011, 5:25 PM EDT) -- Hitachi Home Electronics Inc. tried to persuade the Federal Circuit on Friday that the federal government's failure to act within two years of its protest of duties on imported flat-screen TVs was an outright denial of the protest, leaving room for judicial review.

In May 2010, the U.S. Court of International Trade rejected Hitachi's suit claiming it was improperly charged duties on imported flat-screen TVs from Mexico in violation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The TVs and its components at issue were made and...
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