Samsung Asks Fed. Circ. To Reject Tariff On Plasma TVs

Law360, Washington (December 2, 2013, 7:32 PM EST) -- Samsung International Inc. told the Federal Circuit on Monday that its plasma televisions imported from Mexico shouldn't be subject to a 5 percent tariff, asking the court to reverse a U.S. Court of International Trade decision that the TVs were ineligible for duty-free treatment.

At oral argument before a three-judge panel, Samsung attorney Felicia Leborgne Nowels argued that Samsung’s TVs and plasma video monitors were entitled to duty-free treatment under the North American Free Trade Agreement.

The TVs at issue were manufactured in Mexico but included...
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