Certain trade barriers and measures are presenting difficulties for European exporters and preventing companies from fully realizing the potential of the U.S. market, an annual report on trade and investment in the U.S. released by the European Commission says.
Archer Daniels Midland Co. will not have to pay a duty to import a soybean oil byproduct used to produce Vitamin E, a federal appeals court has ruled, overturning an earlier ruling by the U.S. Court of International Trade.
The International Trade Administration has decided to impose countervailing duties on kitchen shelving and racks made by Chinese companies that the agency said received subsidies on their electricity from the Chinese government.
Procter & Gamble Co. is fighting to overturn a recent U.S. International Trade Commission ruling that led to anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of citric acid and citrate salts from Canada and China.
A federal appeals court on Monday handed a victory to Desire2Learn Inc. in its patent battle with rival educational software developer Blackboard Inc., overturning a jury verdict and finding invalid a key claim in a Blackboard patent covering online course management systems.
About six weeks after the jury issued its verdict, a judge has ordered two companies to pay Fujifilm Corp. more than $16 million in a long-standing patent dispute over refurbished disposable cameras.
Cargill Inc. has settled a U.S. International Trade Commission case against Ethical Naturals Inc., the last of a handful of companies the food ingredient company had accused of making or selling infringing glucosamine.
Countries are increasingly resorting to protectionist trade strategies in the wake of the global economic crisis, turning to trade remedy cases as a response to pressure from domestic industries seeking a way to shield themselves from import competition, according to a new study.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has given the green light for the Department of Commerce to continue its probe into unfair pricing practices of wire decking from China, marking the commission's fourth approval in July of countervailing and anti-dumping duty investigations into Chinese imports.
An importer of European foodstuffs has asked U.S. Customs and Border Protection to lift retaliatory tariffs on certain imported French cheeses and mustards and refund hundreds of thousands of dollars in excess duties, arguing that the tariffs expired two years ago.
Intel Corp. on Wednesday appealed the record-breaking €1.1 billion ($1.56 billion) fine levied against it by the European Commission for allegedly forcing rival microchip manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices Inc. out of the global market.
Mayer Brown LLP is continuing to bolster its intellectual property practice, adding a seasoned international trade litigator from Bingham McCutchen LLP to the firm's Washington office.
A case that at one time included more than 20 respondents has been whittled down to seven companies now battling infringement claims before the U.S. International Trade Commission over a chip patent belonging to LSI Corp. and Agere Systems Inc.
Troutman Sanders LLP has bolstered its intellectual property group and its recently formed life sciences practice team by adding five lawyers — including a former national chair of Greenberg Traurig LLP's IP department — to its New York office.
The European Commission has levied fines of more than €61 million ($86.9 million) against a number of calcium carbide and magnesium-based regent suppliers that allegedly formed a price-fixing cartel.
Qualcomm Inc., Spansion Inc. and three other technology companies have failed in their bid to stay limited exclusion and cease-and-desist orders against them pending an appeals court's review of a U.S. International Trade Commission decision regarding semiconductor chip patents in Tessera Technologies Inc.'s favor.
The federal judge overseeing a patent infringement dispute over GPS technology has shot down defendant SiRF Technology Inc.'s bid to stay proceedings pending the re-examination of the patents in dispute by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office.
Two China-based defendants have engaged in a conspiracy to fix and inflate the price of refractory-grade bauxite sold to a U.S.-based metal refining services company and other purchasers, an amended proposed class action alleges.
Pepper Hamilton LLP has lured former Foley & Lardner LLP partner Russell J. Barron out of retirement to join its intellectual property practice.
Chip designer LSI Corp. and subsidiary Agere Systems Inc. have asked that the U.S. International Trade Commission take judicial notice of a Wall Street Journal article on the global technology supply chain in its ongoing investigation of the semiconductor industry.