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Taiwanese Co. Loses Fight Over Paper Punch Classification

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 5:25 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Court of International Trade judge on Thursday threw out a Taiwanese exporter's challenge to the government's classification of the “Stampin' Up!” brand of paper punches, saying the devices, commonly used for scrapbooking and other crafts projects, are properly classified as hand tools.

Judge Gregory W. Carman rejected Wilton Industries Inc.'s contention that the paper punches should have been classified instead as cutting machines by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a designation that would allow the products to be imported into the country duty-free....
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