The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to review parts of an administrative law judge's initial determination that Acer Inc. and a host of other dynamic random access memory manufacturers did not infringe three Tessera semiconductor chip packaging patents.
A federal judge has upheld the International Trade Administration's anti-dumping duty order for frozen shrimp imported from Ecuador despite a challenge from a group of domestic producers claiming that the cost information provided by an exporter was inaccurate and unreliable.
In a case on remand from the U.S. International Trade Commission, an administrative law judge has reaffirmed a prior ruling that Carsem Sdn Bhd infringed a patent owned by semiconductor packaging company Amkor Technology Inc.
Spanish steel manufacturer Sidenor Industrial SL has lost its challenge of anti-dumping duties assessed by the International Trade Administration on stainless steel bars imported from Spain.
As the U.S. government uses sanctions to implement foreign policy, it affects businesses trying to export and import products in unanticipated ways. Clarity is not always present in these rules and policies as they are implemented by individuals, says Joseph J. Dehner, chair of the international services group at Frost Brown Todd LLC.
Two Chinese companies have filed suit over the U.S. Department of Commerce's decision to place anti-dumping duties on imported garlic, challenging certain aspects of final new shipper review results.
If the recent trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalate into a full-scale conflict, not only American and Chinese companies but also their suppliers and competitors in other countries may be affected, international trade lawyers say.
The U.S. International Trade Commission said Friday that U.S. industry is likely being harmed by imports of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line and pressure pipe from China, just weeks after the U.S. Department of Commerce initiated its own anti-dumping and countervailing investigations over SLP pipe imports.
A U.S. Court of International Trade judge has denied the government's request to toss a lawsuit brought by Horizon Lines LLC challenging duties it was charged for work done to the hull of a cargo ship.
Federal lawyers are arguing that the U.S. Court of International Trade lacks jurisdiction over Hartford Fire Insurance Co.'s suit aiming to recoup more than $270,000 in surety bonds it issued to a China-based importer that was busted for evading anti-dumping duties on crawfish tailmeat.
Indonesian and Vietnamese companies have been selling plastic shopping bags in the U.S. market for less than normal value, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced.
LG Electronics Inc. has agreed not to oppose requests from Westinghouse Digital Electronics LLC and Vizio Inc. to stay LG's patent infringement suit over digital television technology while the U.S. International Trade Commission considers a related case over some of the same patents.
A Chinese representative to the World Trade Organization told reporters that plans to penalize imports from countries with lax carbon dioxide emission standards, currently on the table in both the European Union and U.S., would result in unworkable and unfair global trade restrictions.
Another executive of a Chinese honey manufacturer is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to criminal charges in the U.S. of conspiring to evade $3.9 million in anti-dumping duties on honey imported from China.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has decided on remand to include shrimp dusted with flour and spices in an anti-dumping duty order that already includes certain frozen and canned warmwater imported shrimp.
Slow economies always lead to protectionism, and protectionism leads to trade disputes. Those who didn't need to worry about trade cases when the economy was healthier are being forced to get up to speed on issues like anti-dumping and countervailing duties very quickly, says Dale Stackhouse, chair of Ice Miller LLP's international practice.
Given the current global focus on climate change and the efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, further connections across borders are likely to be made in the renewable and alternative energy spaces, says Guy Smith, a shareholder at Leonard Street & Deinard.
The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Thursday that it would investigate whether Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has been importing ceramic capacitors that infringe four Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. patents.
U.S. officials say China has pledged to end its ban on the import of American pork products and live animals, a measure it enacted because of fears about the spread of the swine flu virus.
A group of foreign shrimp producers has won court approval to intervene as a defendant in an ongoing court battle over lowered anti-dumping duties levied on frozen warmwater shrimp imported from Thailand.