Chemistry lab equipment provider MTI Corp. has agreed to pay $20,000 to settle allegations that it attempted to export a furnace to India without obtaining the requisite license from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has dealt a blow to power management systems company O2 Micro International Ltd., agreeing with a judge's finding that no Section 337 violation had occurred regarding O2's patent for backlighting technology for liquid crystal displays.
A move by the World Customs Organization to reclassify carpet deep cleaners as “other electrical appliances” rather than vacuums would harm Bissell Homecare Inc.'s ability to compete by raising import tariffs, two Republican lawmakers have told U.S. trade officials.
Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement with Paice LLC in the U.S. International Trade Commission that puts an end to the companies' patent litigation over hybrid vehicle technology.
A challenge to export sanctions imposed on Macedonian sporting goods and military supply company Micei International under the Export Administration Act belongs in a federal district court, a federal appeals court has determined.
Confirming preliminary results, the U.S. Department of Commerce on Monday assessed anti-dumping duties of up to 4.44 percent on dozens of Indian shrimp companies.
United States Steel Corp. has filed a lawsuit alleging a 32.07 percent anti-dumping margin federal authorities placed on oil drill pipe products exported into the U.S. by Tianjin Pipe (Group) Corp. was the product of errors including a failure to properly calculate tax and other costs.
The judge overseeing Cognex Corp.’s Section 337 case alleging infringement of its machine vision software patents has handed a win to Germany-based MVTec Software GmbH and Japan-based Omron Corp. and Daiichi Jitsugyo Viswill Co. Ltd., holding that the two Cognex patents were invalid.
A domestic electronics manufacturer has fired off a suit alleging the U.S. government owes it more than $2.5 million in dumping offsets based on duties assessed on color television receivers from China.
A federal court is allowing domestic catfish producers led by the Catfish Farmers of America to intervene in an anti-dumping duties suit brought by QVD Co. Ltd. over frozen fish fillets from Vietnam.
A domestic importer of “gutkha” has sued the U.S. government, challenging an agency action labeling the Indian tobacco product as snuff, rather than chewing tobacco, which comes with a tax rate that is three times as high.
Cognex Corp. has told the judge overseeing its Section 337 case that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had confirmed the patentability of a machine vision software patent that the respondents recently said was rendered invalid by Bilski.
The U.S. Department of Commerce said Thursday that Essar Steel Ltd. received an ad valorem Indian government subsidy of 23.64 percent on imports of certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products — a higher subsidy than previously determined — in a case on remand from the U.S. Court of International Trade.
China will ease restrictions on copyrighted media imported from the U.S. by March 19 to comply with a World Trade Organization panel ruling that the barriers violated the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
Estee Lauder Inc. has opposed a bid by the U.S. Department of Commerce to file an amended motion to dismiss in a suit over cosmetic kit tariffs, arguing the government will use it as an opportunity to revise arguments made in the original motion.
Peru has signed a free trade agreement with the four countries that make up the European Free Trade Association, part of an effort to promote trade and investment between the South American nation and Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
European legislators have called on Turkey to lift the remaining tariffs and other barriers to trade with the European Union in order to improve trade relations and negotiations to bring the country into the 27-nation bloc.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is opposing GPX International Tire Corp.'s Chapter 11 plan of liquidation, claiming the plan impermissibly discharges GPX from liability for duties at the center of a case in the U.S. Court of International Trade.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has assessed anti-dumping margins of up to 247.65 percent on narrow woven ribbon used for gift wrapping and clothing from China and up to 4.37 percent on this type of ribbon from Taiwan.
A U.S. International Trade Commission administrative law judge has denied Nokia Corp.'s bid to speed up the pretrial phase of its Section 337 suit against Apple Inc. over cell phone technology, rejecting the contention that Apple should have only five days to respond to seven motions to compel discovery.