The U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a general exclusion order requiring U.S. Customs and Border Protection to deny entry of illegally imported cigarettes that infringe Philip Morris USA's trademarks.
India has continued to attract interest from foreign investors despite the worldwide economic downturn, but although the country is moving forward with market-oriented economic reforms that began in the early 1990s, significant trade concerns can still pose barriers to U.S. companies, according to lawyers.
The International Trade Administration has made a preliminary determination that three Korean manufacturers of cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate sold their products for less than normal value in the U.S. in 2008.
Trade sanctions and white collar defense work is a great mixture of complex regulatory, national security, foreign policy and criminal law, says J. Triplett Mackintosh, chair of the export control/trade sanctions practice group at Holland & Hart LLP.
The U.S. government has fired back over American Signature Inc.'s request for a preliminary injunction against reassessed anti-dumping duties on wooden bedroom furniture from China, arguing that it would amount to a “significant windfall” for the importer.
Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., has joined the push to maintain anti-dumping duties on cut-to-length carbon steel plate from China, Russia and Ukraine, saying in a letter to the U.S. International Trade Commission that any change to the order could be disastrous to Pennsylvania's steel industry.
The chair of a World Trade Organization negotiating group on Wednesday encouraged member countries to intensify work on nontariff barriers to trade.
ArcelorMittal USA Inc. has asked a federal court to uphold a decision by the U.S. Court of International Trade in a duty dispute involving hot-rolled steel from its overseas subsidiaries, saying American producers won't be hurt if anti-dumping duties remain revoked.
The U.S. Court of International Trade was created in 1980 with a specific mandate to hear cases involving trade and customs law, but some trade cases, such as export control violations, are always heard in federal district courts. That could change, however, if Congress takes on a bill designed to expand the CIT's jurisdiction.
President Barack Obama has plucked a vice president from CropLife America to serve as his nominee for chief agricultural negotiator, a prominent position within the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Funai Electric Co. Ltd. has objected to the U.S. government’s effort to convince the U.S. Court of International Trade to toss a suit brought by the company challenging a U.S. Customs and Border Protection decision to allow imports of allegedly infringing digital televisions made by Vizio Inc.
A division of steel producer Nucor Corp. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to consider levying anti-dumping and countervailing duties on steel fasteners from China and Taiwan, saying such imports injure domestic producers.
Three U.S paper producers have joined forces with the United Steelworkers union to file anti-dumping and anti-subsidy petitions covering Chinese and Indonesian imports of certain types of coated paper, alleging that unfair trade practices have significantly harmed the domestic paper industry.
It seems an oxymoron, but international trade is becoming more international, with strong trends toward more cross-jurisdictional business activities, more involvement with non-U.S. companies and more international enforcement agencies investigating those activities, says Scott Maberry, head of Fulbright & Jawaorski LLP's international trade practice.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has made an initial determination in LSI Corp. and Agere Systems' battle over their patent for a semiconductor chip, finding the patent invalid because of anticipation by IBM Corp.
China has appealed last month's World Trade Organization ruling ordering the country to relax its import restrictions on films, books and other copyright-intensive media products coming from the U.S.
We're all wondering if there will be fewer WTO disputes and trade remedy proceedings such as anti-dumping over the next five years. Both areas have been down the past couple of years, says Duane Layton, head of Mayer Brown LLP's government and global trade group in Washington, Europe and Asia.
The White House has announced that it plans to nominate current U.S. “border czar” Alan Bersin to take over the top position at U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
As the U.S. Senate begins work on landmark climate change legislation, lawmakers walk a thin line between protecting energy-intensive, trade-exposed U.S. industries' global competitiveness and sending out protectionist signals that could incite a green trade war, according to experts.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that Sinochem Modern Environmental Protection Chemicals (Xi'an) Co. Ltd. did not violate a consent order it agreed to with Ineos Fluor Holdings Ltd., which had accused Sinochem of infringing a patent related to coolants.