The U.S. Department of Commerce has determined that Chinese exporters and producers have dumped wire decking in domestic markets, a finding that comes two months after Commerce concluded that China unfairly subsidized its wire decking industry.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to initiate an investigation into Analog Devices Inc.'s claims that Knowles Electronics LLC imported surface-mount micromachine devices that infringe two Analog patents, having already granted Knowles' request to institute a similar probe into Analog silicon microphone imports.
Taiwan's parliament on Tuesday reportedly banned the importation of some U.S. beef and offal products over continuing concerns about mad cow disease, reversing a trade deal the two countries reached in October.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has snagged veteran international trade specialist Curtis Dombek from Bryan Cave LLP for its Los Angeles office.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that proposed changes to the rules of origin for certain textiles and apparel under the North American Free Trade Agreement could harm U.S. yarn producers.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to speed up a review to determine whether anti-dumping duties on preserved mushrooms from Chile, China, India and Indonesia should be extended.
The lateral hiring continues at Cozen O'Connor, with the firm nabbing a trio of high-profile attorneys from Baker & Hostetler LLP, including the leader of Cozen's antitrust and trade regulation practice group and an international trade lawyer at the firm.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to take up a complaint accusing Research In Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry of incorporating an authentication system that infringes a patent owned by Prism Technologies LLC.
An investigative team from the U.S. International Trade Commission has recommended accepting a consent order between Linear Technology Corp. and Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. to streamline Linear's claims against AATI for alleged infringement of a patent for voltage regulators.
Medical laser manufacturer Spectranetics Corp. has agreed to pay $5 million in fines and penalties in a settlement with U.S. authorities over claims that the company illegally imported and sold unapproved devices for use in patients.
The U.S. International Trade Commission's decision to impose countervailing duties on steel pipe from China, one of the largest U.S. trade cases in history affecting $2.8 billion in imports, has added to U.S.-China trade tensions that have been simmering in the wake of several other trade actions in recent months.
If passed, a potential amendment to Taiwan's Food Sanitation Act barring the importation of U.S. beef would constitute a unilateral abrogation of a bilateral agreement the two countries reached in October 2009, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation into whether Sharp Corp. has infringed three patents covering liquid crystal display technology, following a complaint filed by rival electronics maker Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation into whether uPI Semiconductor Corp. stole trade secrets from Taiwan-based Richtek Technology Corp. and used them to make electrical circuit components that infringe three patents.
The past year was a slow one from an international trade perspective, as other issues took precedence and the Obama administration hedged on setting a clear trade agenda. But international trade attorneys expect progress in 2010, especially in the areas of export control reform, sanctions and climate change.
After a slow year, most international trade attorneys expect things to pick up in 2010, as the World Trade Organization and U.S. Department of Commerce gear up to issue major decisions and complaints continue to pour in to the U.S. International Trade Commission.
The first year of President Barack Obama's tenure saw little progress on trade policy, but lawyers are hoping that 2010 will be the year the administration finally establishes a clear trade agenda and Congress approves long-stalled free trade agreements and passes needed legislation.
Firstgold Corp. has announced that a Chinese firm has given up plans to buy a majority stake in the Nevada mining company for $26.5 million because the U.S. Treasury's Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. opposed the deal for national security reasons.
In the midst of the health care debate, the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance paused on Wednesday to favorably report nominations for several vacant positions in three executive departments in the federal government, including two spots in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday issued preliminary results of an administrative review of anti-dumping duties on honey from China, taking a harder stance on a handful of companies.