President Barack Obama has tapped David Mills, an international trade lawyer at DLA Piper, to be the assistant secretary of commerce for export enforcement.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has dropped its review of an anti-dumping duty order against India-based Jindal Poly Films Ltd. over the production and export of plastic film products to the U.S.
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., has unveiled legislation that would increase funding to help developing countries deploy clean technologies, reduce deforestation and cope with climate change in hopes of providing the basis for an international investment deal at crucial United Nations talks next week.
An aerospace industry trade group is urging President Barack Obama to advocate for changes to an international agreement governing the trade of unmanned aircraft systems as part of a new effort to modernize U.S. export controls.
Citing interest from industry members, the U.S. International Trade Commission has announced that it will initiate a five-year sunset review of the current anti-dumping duty order on ironing boards from China.
The U.S. has accused counsel for Target Corp. of staging a “desperate” and “inappropriate” attempt to wrongly influence the U.S. Court of International Trade in the wake of a trial over tariffs on the retailer's imports of gazebos from China.
A coalition of domestic manufacturers of diamond saw blades is asking the U.S. Court of International Trade to sanction the counsel for foreign manufacturers for filing a frivolous motion to stay the court's writ of mandamus.
With a sentencing hearing looming, a federal judge has unsealed the indictment against Iranian arms procurement agent Amir Hossein Ardebili, who pled guilty in 2008 to a host of charges including multiple violations of the Arms Export Control Act and the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.
India's long-term commitment to ramping up spending in defense and homeland security creates tremendous trade opportunities for U.S.-based companies in those sectors, but the U.S.' strict export control laws and various market impediments in India could be seen as hurdles to opening that market, according to experts.
Taiwan-based Richtek Technology Corp. has accused rival uPI Semiconductor Corp. in the U.S. International Trade Commission of stealing trade secrets and utilizing them to produce electrical circuit components that infringe three patents.
Latin American countries and the European Union have reportedly reached a deal to end a long-standing international trade feud over banana tariffs.
Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate whether Japanese rival Sharp Corp. is importing into the U.S. liquid crystal display products that infringe three Samsung patents.
The U.S. House of Representatives has signed off on legislation to prohibit certain foreign-generated, low-level radioactive waste from being imported into the country for permanent disposal.
Mexican steelmaker ThyssenKrupp Mexinox SA de CV has withdrawn its request for a permanent injunction barring the distribution of duties to domestic steel producers collected on certain products from foreign steel importers, saying the parties have agreed the case can move to final judgment.
Security gear manufacturer Law Enforcement Associates Corp. is challenging claims by its former chief executive officer that the company fired him in retaliation for disclosing information to federal authorities as part of a probe into alleged export and insider trading law violations.
Facing a complaint before the U.S. International Trade Commission, semiconductor company Analog Devices Inc. has filed its own allegations before the commission, claiming Knowles Electronics LLC has imported microphones that violate Analog patents.
Footwear importer Deckers Outdoor Corp. has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of International Trade alleging that U.S. Customs and Border Protection violated the Constitution by assessing different duty rates for men's and women's products.
Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., have reintroduced a bill to require President Barack Obama to renegotiate a series of trade pacts including the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The U.S. Court of International Trade has ruled that the Department of Commerce unlawfully limited the number of individually examined respondents in a review of an anti-dumping duty order on stainless steel bar imports from India, which arose from an investigation initiated by Carpenter Technology Corp. and others.
InterDigital Communications LLC has appealed the U.S. International Trade Commission's determination that Nokia Corp.'s 3G wireless handsets do not infringe InterDigital's patents.