An administrative law judge with the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Monday that one of Eastman Kodak Co.'s patents is invalid, handing a win to Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd. in a feud over the iPhone 3G and certain BlackBerry devices.
Australia and Malaysia will sign a comprehensive free trade agreement on Tuesday, in a move Australia's top trade official says will further integrate the Australian economy with the fast-growing Asia region.
China will continue imposing anti-dumping duties on imports of the chemical catechol from Japan and the U.S. for another five years, the country's Ministry of Commerce said Monday.
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday found that Motorola Mobility Inc.'s Android-based mobile devices infringe a Microsoft Corp. smartphone patent relating to mobile data synchronization technology and called for an import ban on the infringing devices.
A binational panel last week remanded a case back to the U.S. Department of Commerce in an appeal of anti-dumping reviews concerning carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Canada, for further explanation on the agency’s use of a controversial practice known as zeroing.
Backed by a major palm oil refiner and two Asian trade groups, lobbyists from Holland & Knight are pushing for palm oil to be designated as a federally approved biofuel, a distinction that could be worth millions of dollars to major producers.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has adopted a rule clamping down on individual foreign exporters who seek exclusion from industrywide tariff orders based on the absence of dumping or subsidization assessments against them, according to a preview of Monday's federal register.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has yanked South Korean shellfish transporters from its list of certified shippers after an investigation revealed inadequate sanitary controls that could put the shellfish in contact with human fecal waste, the agency said Friday.
China's government on Friday blasted a recent U.S. Department of Commerce decision that favored anti-dumping duties ranging from 31 to 250 percent on Chinese solar panels, saying that the preliminary determination was unfair and evinced a tendency toward trade protectionism in the U.S.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection should develop a system in which individual shipping ports share information, in order to prevent importers from evading higher tariff bonds by docking cargo at a different port, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said Thursday.
The Obama administration announced Thursday that it is lifting sanctions against Myanmar by easing restrictions on the exportation of financial services and investment in Myanmar companies, saying the country has made "significant progress" toward democracy.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's Los Angeles outfit has added to its arsenal of technology attorneys with the addition of two Jones Day partners who handle major consumer electronics companies in corporate transactions and intellectual property cases in the U.S. and overseas, the firm said Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday imposed anti-dumping duties of just over 31 percent on solar panels from China, a move proponents said would combat China's unfair trade practices and critics claimed would hinder the solar sector by driving up costs.
Any Trans-Pacific Partnership deal between the U.S. and eight Asia-Pacific countries should contain binding rules for intellectual property and labor rights that could serve as a model for later agreements with countries like China and India, House panelists told U.S. lawmakers on Thursday.
Insurance industry representatives told a subpanel of House lawmakers Thursday that the newly created Federal Insurance Office could take on a crucial advocacy role for insurers struggling to stay competitive in tightly regulated, trade-averse foreign markets.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expanding an internal probe into allegations that it paid $24 million in bribes to further its rapid expansion in Mexico to include other countries as well, the retail giant said in a regulatory filing Thursday.
Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday blocked a bid to pass a strong sanctions package targeting financial institutions, shipping companies and others doing business with Iran, frustrating lawmakers' attempting to pass legislation before U.S. talks with Iranian leaders resume.
There's been a disappointing lack of progress on the processing system U.S. Customs and Border Protection is developing to facilitate international trade, and the government needs to do more to combat evasion of anti-dumping duties, witnesses told a congressional subcommittee Thursday.
Spanish oil giant Repsol YPF SA hit Argentina with a proposed class action in New York federal court Tuesday, claiming the country violated shareholder agreements when it nationalized the company's Argentine operation YPF earlier this month.
The World Trade Organization’s appellate body on Wednesday found that U.S. “dolphin-friendly” labeling rules discriminate against tuna products from Mexico, saying the provisions in place on tuna imports were inconsistent with international trade regulations.