Hitachi's TV Tariff Appeal Rebuffed By High Court

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 5:28 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up Hitachi Home Electronics Inc.’s appeal of tariffs assessed on its merchandise and nixed the company’s argument that U.S. Customs and Border Protection had failed to act on its protests over the matter in a timely fashion.

The high court refused to review the Federal Circuit’s decision not to revive Hitachi’s suit seeking a refund of duties assessed on plasma flat-panel televisions. The company had claimed Customs’ failure to adjudicate the matter within the two-year period set...
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