As the Obama administration ramps up its National Export Initiative, which aims to double U.S. exports in five years, a U.S. House of Representatives panel has raised questions about whether the U.S. has the ship and container capacity for such an increase.
The federal government has taken a swing at Toyota Motor Corp.'s U.S. sales and service arm in an ongoing dispute over drawback duties on three years' worth of car parts exported to Canada, claiming the company failed to comply with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and North American Free Trade Agreement drawback regulations.
After allowing the majority of depositions from Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. workers to take place near company headquarters in Japan, a federal judge has ordered that remaining witnesses in the patent infringement suit be made available outside of the country because defendant Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co. Ltd. would otherwise be prejudiced.
Ford Motor Co. has lost a bid to file an interlocutory appeal in its challenge over $2.6 million in harbor maintenance taxes — deemed unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court — that the U.S. government has refused to pay back.
The International Trade Administration has finalized its preliminary finding that plastic bags from Taiwan are being dumped in the U.S., as well as increasing duty rates.
Hyosung America Inc., part of a South Korean-owned manufacturing conglomerate, has filed a complaint over U.S. Customs and Border Protection's application of a supplemental 17.7 percent anti-dumping duty margin to its corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products, saying the correct margin should be zero.
East Sea Seafoods LLC has lodged a complaint challenging the result of an International Trade Administration anti-dumping duty review subjecting the Vietnamese frozen fish exporter to a $2.11 penalty per kilogram.
Sony Corp. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to launch an investigation into TPV International Inc., Innolux Corp. and Viewsonic Corp., alleging they import digital televisions and computer monitors that infringe 10 Sony patents.
A judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission has concluded that dozens of Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. products infringe a patent for voltage regulators held by Linear Technology Corp.
The U.S. and China have reached an agreement to reopen the Chinese market to U.S. pork and pork products after concerns over the H1N1 virus, or “swine flu,” brought hundreds of millions of dollars a year in pork exports to China to a virtual halt last year.
CompX International Inc. unit Waterloo Furniture Components Ltd. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to overturn a preliminary finding that Waterloo infringed a Humanscale Corp. keyboard support patent, while Humanscale has asked the ITC to widen the finding to include more Waterloo products.
A sporting goods industry body is taking the European Union to task over its decision to extend anti-dumping duties on leather shoes imported from China and Vietnam, launching a lawsuit alleging that the measures hurt European businesses and consumers.
American manufacturers of hand trucks have asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to maintain anti-dumping duties on imports from China, arguing that a revocation of the duties would likely result in a continuation or recurrence of injury to the domestic hand truck industry.
A U.S. International Trade Commission administrative law judge has rejected Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s bid for a determination that its products do not infringe a semiconductor patent asserted by bankrupt Spansion Inc. in a case over flash memory chips.
Innospec Inc. has agreed to pay $40.2 million to resolve civil and criminal cases in the U.S. and U.K., pleading guilty on Thursday to defrauding the United Nations, bribing officials in the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and violating the U.S. embargo against Cuba.
A Philadelphia-based export company, its president and two of his relatives have pled guilty to paying more than $250 million to Vietnamese officials in exchange for government contracts to supply a wide range of equipment and technology.
A group of domestic manufacturers has supported a remand determination by the U.S. Department of Commerce finding a 216.01 percent anti-dumping duty rate for certain wooden bedroom furniture from China imported by Starcorp Furniture Co. Ltd.
With an exclusion order in tow, Hewlett-Packard Co. has settled a pair of suits against Chinese ink cartridge manufacturers and importers accused of infringing four HP patents.
The U.S. government has responded to domestic steel pipe producers' criticism of its imposition of lower duties on a Chinese company's pipe imports, saying it used the correct methodology and has substantial evidence on its side.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday issued final results of an anti-dumping duty administrative review for certain frozen fish fillets from Vietnam, finding four respondents should not be subject to any duties but requiring duties as high as $2.11 per kilogram for some other companies.