US Defends Samsung Plasma TV Duties At Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 4:40 PM ET) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection told the Federal Circuit on Wednesday that certain Samsung International Inc. plasma televisions imported from Mexico weren't eligible for duty-free treatment under the North American Free Trade Agreement because they included parts made in South Korea.

Customs urged the Federal Circuit to uphold a U.S. Court of International Trade ruling from November that found Samsung's plasma flat-panel TVs and video monitors incorporated components made in South Korea, which is not a NAFTA territory, and therefore did not deserve preferential treatment under...
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