The U.S. government loosened its sanctions on Libya on Friday, freeing up more than $30 billion in Libyan assets frozen since the February uprising against the government of late dictator Col. Moammar Gadhafi.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday banned a United Arab Emirates company from receiving items under the jurisdiction of U.S. export controls for shipping Internet filtering devices made by California-based Blue Coat Systems Inc. to Syria.
Amazon.com told the U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday that granting Digitude Innovations LLC's request for an order barring the Kindle Fire from entering the U.S. because the device allegedly infringes its patents would cause a major disruption to domestic industry.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., on Thursday asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate Chinese solar companies' use of shell corporations to access U.S. capital markets, arguing that the practice is putting investors and the domestic solar panel industry at risk.
The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Friday that it will probe allegations made by Elpida Memory Inc. that industry rival Nanya Technology Corp. is importing products containing computer memory that infringe a host of Elpida patents.
The U.S. International Trade Commission said Friday that it will investigate Rovi Corp.’s claims that Vizio Inc. and Haier Group Co. import televisions and Blu-ray players that infringe its patents for interactive program guides and parental control technology.
Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP has recruited a 10-person international trade team from Winston & Strawn LLP to join its Washington office, Curtis announced Thursday.
The World Trade Organization admitted Russia as a member on Friday, bringing 18 years of negotiations to a close.
The World Trade Organization on Thursday agreed to a major revision of its Government Procurement Agreement that is meant to boost international competition and market access to up to $100 billion worth of additional government contract business.
Toshiba Corp. and Jakks Pacific Inc., the final remaining respondents in a U.S. International Trade Commission suit by Ogma LLC alleging infringement of patents for sound effects and image display technology, settled with Ogma this week.
Switzerland’s antitrust watchdog on Thursday imposed a fine of nearly $13.3 million against camera maker Nikon Corp.’s Swiss subsidiary for restricting parallel imports of its imaging products.
The Washington federal judge overseeing the trial of six military equipment industry executives accused of attempting to bribe Gabonese officials junked part of a key government cooperator's testimony Thursday.
The newly minted secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, John Bryson, took China to task on Thursday for the substantial subsidies it lavishes on domestic companies, its discriminatory policy against foreign companies and its subpar record on intellectual property protections.
World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy on Wednesday pushed back against a UN report that claimed WTO rules were at odds with food security in many countries, arguing instead that international trade is an integral part of the solutions to achieve global food security.
The Washington federal judge overseeing the trial of six military equipment industry executives accused of attempting to bribe Gabonese officials said Wednesday that he would decide Thursday morning whether to scrap the testimony of a government cooperating witness.
A senior U.S. trade official refused Wednesday to fix a firm timeline for the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement despite repeated calls from U.S. House of Representatives trade subcommittee head Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Tex., to complete a deal by mid-2012.
The Second Circuit affirmed the conviction Wednesday of a co-founder of handbag company Dooney & Bourke for conspiring to bribe Azerbaijani officials during an oil deal, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The U.S. on Wednesday announced a series of trade initiatives that will eliminate duties on certain cotton and apparel exports from sub-Saharan African countries, a move trade officials say will help bolster commerce in the region.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is pushing to next week its deadline to complete its investigation in Apple Inc.'s suit against HTC Corp. over patents covering wireless communication technology used in smartphones, the ITC said Tuesday.
China will implement anti-dumping and countervailing duties on several vehicles imported from the U.S., including some made by General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC, it said Wednesday, in the latest trade dispute between the two countries.