Hitachi Loses Bid To Revive TV Tariff Suit In Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (October 31, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade was right when it dismissed a case in which Hitachi Home Electronics Inc. sought to get back tariffs on plasma flat-panel TVs that it claimed should have been duty free, a divided Federal Circuit panel ruled Monday.

In a precedential 2-1 opinion, the appeals court said the CIT had correctly determined that it lacked jurisdiction and rejected Hitachi's challenge to the April 30, 2010, dismissal of the suit, in which Hitachi said it had been improperly charged duties on the...
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