CIT Says Importer's Suit Over Seizures In Wrong Court

Law360, New York (October 3, 2012, 6:50 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Court of International Trade judge on Tuesday dismissed a Puerto Rican importer's lawsuit challenging the seizure of five entries of aluminum extrusions that allegedly had a false designation of origin, saying the lawsuit belongs in a different jurisdiction.

Judge Gregory W. Carman said the lawsuit filed by PRP Trading Corp. should have been filed in federal district court, siding with the government, which argued that the Court of International Trade was not the appropriate venue because the merchandise at issue in the complaint was...
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