Rubbermaid Can't Sue Over Freshener Duties, US Says

Law360, New York (August 16, 2010, 1:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government is claiming Rubbermaid Commercial Products LLC does not have standing to bring a suit that seeks to lift duties on imports of liquid dispensers used to clean restrooms and control odors.

In an answer filed in the U.S. Court of International Trade on Thursday, the U.S. said Rubbermaid was not the original party that protested the duties and therefore could not bring suit.

Rubbermaid did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The company claimed in its April complaint that U.S. Customs...
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