Fed. Circ. Denies Samsung Bid For Duty-Free Plasma TVs

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 2:39 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit found Friday that certain Samsung International Inc. televisions imported to the U.S. from Mexico did not qualify for duty-free treatment under the North American Free Trade Agreement because they contained components made in South Korea.

In a two-page opinion issued just days after oral arguments at the Federal Circuit, the appellate court upheld the U.S. Court of International Trade's ruling that Samsung's plasma flat-panel TVs and video monitors incorporated components made in South Korea, which is not a NAFTA territory, and therefore did...
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