Los Angeles-based TGH International Trading Inc. has agreed to pay a $31,500 civil fine to settle claims that it imported toys with small parts that could choke children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced.
In response to petitions Resco Products Inc. filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission, Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., has urged the ITC to find that dumped and subsidized imports of magnesia carbon bricks from China and Mexico are hurting the U.S. refractories industry.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is seeking input on two recently initiated investigations concerning proposed modifications of rules of origin for textile and apparel that would apply the tariff provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
A consortium of domestic shrimp processors that sued the U.S. for lowering anti-dumping duties on frozen warmwater shrimp from India is now asking a federal judge to stop the government from collecting the lowered duties until the case is resolved.
FMC Technologies Inc. has agreed to a $610,000 civil penalty to settle allegations brought by the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security that the oil and gas industry specialty supplier exported unlicensed parts overseas.
The judge overseeing Spansion Inc.'s Chapter 11 proceedings has denied Tessera Inc.'s bid to compel the flash memory company to turn over information relating to its alleged infringement of Tessera patents, which Tessera said might be continuing in spite of orders from the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Nokia Corp. did not violate four patents held by InterDigital Communications LLC that are related to 3G mobile handsets, an administrative law judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission has found.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration has raised the anti-dumping duty on China-based Guangdong Yihua Timber Industry Co., finding that the company has been selling bedroom furniture in the U.S. at below normal values.
The TJX Cos. Inc., which owns T.J. Maxx and Marshalls stores, has sued the federal government over import duties, alleging the government violated the Fifth Amendment when it charged disparate duties on products targeted to different genders and age groups.
China is planning to appeal a recent World Trade Organization ruling ordering the country to relax its import restrictions on film and other copyright-intensive media products coming from the U.S., a Commerce Ministry spokesman told reporters Monday.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has given its final approval to a settlement in a patent dispute between a Columbia University professor and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, one of several technology giants accused of infringing the professor's light-emitting diode patent.
President Barack Obama has asked the National Security Council and the National Economic Council to launch a review of the U.S. export control system — including the dual-use and defense trade processes — and extended the authority for the U.S. Department of Commerce-administered controls.
The International Trade Administration has found that Chinese exports of glycine were sold for less than normal value in the U.S., but has granted one company's request to receive a lower anti-dumping rate.
LG Electronics Inc. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to block imports of Funai Electric Co. Ltd.'s Sylvania line of televisions for allegedly infringing three LG patents, which LG has also asserted against Funai in federal court.
The International Trade Administration has paved the way for anti-dumping duties on pressure sensitive plastic tape to continue, finding that dumping would either continue or begin again if the U.S. were to lift import taxes on the products.
In a patent dispute over printing press technology under way at the U.S. International Trade Commission, Presstek Inc. has challenged a bid by a group of importers to get the initial determinations in Presstek's favor reviewed.
A consortium of U.S. shrimp processors has appealed a decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration to lower anti-dumping duties on frozen warmwater shrimp imported from India, arguing that the methodology used to determine the duties was flawed.
In order to comply with a deal to resolve a long-running dispute over the European Union's ban on American hormone-treated beef, the U.S. has delayed the implementation of some duties on European products from this week to September, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative has announced.
LG Electronics Inc. is the latest device maker to take issue with Funai Electric Co. Ltd.'s Sylvania line of televisions, claiming the products infringe three patents related to digital television technology.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has found that proposed changes to yarn imports under the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement would result in only a slight uptick in imports from Singapore and a minimal impact on the U.S. sock industry, the commission said in a report released Wednesday.