Sony Cams Qualify For Duty-Free Treatment, CIT Says

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 10:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade has ruled that certain digital cameras imported by a Sony Corp. unit deserved to enter the country duty-free, finding against U.S. Customs and Border Protection's application of a higher duty rate on the products.

In a ruling handed down Dec. 23, CIT Judge Richard K. Eaton found in favor of Sony Electronics Inc. in a case challenging Customs' classification of the Sony NSC-GC1 Net-Sharing Cam, a device that can capture both moving images and still pictures.

Sony had argued that...
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