ITC Can Ban Imports Over Foreign Secrets Theft: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 7:08 PM ET) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the U.S. International Trade Commission’s decision that a Chinese importer of railway wheels violated federal trade law, finding the agency could decide cases in which the company in question misappropriated trade secrets outside the U.S. 

A three-judge panel said in a precedential 2-1 ruling that the ITC did not err in finding that China-based TianRui Group Co. Ltd. and its affiliates violated Section 337 of the Tariff Act by importing cast-steel railway wheels produced using Amsted Industries Inc.’s confidential information. ...
To view the full article, take a free trial now.
Try Law360 for free for seven days
Already a subscriber? Click here to login

Already have access?

  1. Forgot your password?
  2. Sign In

Get instant access to the one-stop news source for business lawyers