The United States International Trade Commission issued a split 3-3 ruling on a petition regarding Chinese tires filed by the United Steel Workers under U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) laws. That means that — in all likelihood — the United States will put tariffs or other controls on tires imported from China. Show More Summary
The US International Trade Commission states that recent imports of Chinese automobile tires have been flooding the US market at unfair prices while undermining the American tire industry.
The International Trade Commission split 3–3 on a complaint by the United Steel Workers about tire imports from China — which means that the U.S. will slap taxes on those imports. Daniel Ikenson explains that U.S. tiremakers don’t want...Show More Summary
In a 3-to-3 vote today, the U.S. International Trade Commission determined that the domestic industry producing passenger car and light truck tires was materially injured by reason of dumped and subsidized imports from China. Wait, what? ...Show More Summary
Bjarke Ingels isn't a household name yet. But you probably know his buildings. The Danish starchitect's international architecture firm, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), recently snagged the 2 World Trade Center commission. On the heels of...Show More Summary
Moderator: F. Scott Kieff, US International Trade Commission and George Washington University Panelists: Stephen Haber, Hoover Institution and Stanford University: Good policy making starts with good research. Literature on patenting...Show More Summary
The Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday morning it has temporarily suspended trading in Joymain International Development Group, a thinly traded China-based company that's seen its market capitalization grow in excess of $7 billion despite having virtually no business operations.
Senator Ron Wyden wants the government to track imports of e-cigarettes more closely. Specifically, he has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to create a specific reporting category for e-cigarette imports, which are notShow More Summary
(Reuters) - Kraft Foods Group Inc and Mondelez International Inc petitioned a judge to dismiss two counts in a case filed by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission that alleged the companies manipulated wheat prices. The CFTCShow More Summary
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the system of franchising used by fast food companies, charging that it is designed to hold down wages unfairly. The union, which has been pushing to boost the pay of low-wage fast-food workers, said the current structure gives too much power […]
By Alejandra Cancino, Chicago Tribune The Service Employees International Union on Monday said it has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the franchise industry, seeking information on how some of the world's biggest franchise operators, including McDonald's, set the terms of their business models.
by Dennis Crouch A discussion of Lelo v. USITC and Standard Innovation Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2015): The US International Trade Commission (USITC) provides an alternate/additional forum for asserting patent rights. Unlike district court, the...Show More Summary
ITC judge rules in favor of angry troll A judge with the US International Trade Commission has ruled that Microsoft's Nokia handsets violate patents held by trolling outfit "non-practicing entity" InterDigital, adding to the software giant's ongoing woes in the mobile phone arena.…
A judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled today that Microsoft's smartphones, formerly made by Nokia, infringe on two patents owned by a company called InterDigital.
The International Trade Commission today ruled Microsoft improperly used two InterDigital wireless patents without permission. The ruling judge said "it would not be against the public interest to ban the Microsoft [phones] from import...Show More Summary
Beak says patent language means what Nv says it means Nvidia has won an important early victory in its ongoing patent litigation against Qualcomm and Samsung, with a judge in the US International Trade Commission ruling in Nvidia's favor as to the language of the disputed patents.…
The Apple-Ericsson confrontation continues to heat up. The U.S. International Trade Commission says it will investigate Apple, based on two complaints alleging that Cupertino illegally infringed on Ericsson patents. Ericsson previously asked the ITC to block Apple products, such as the iPhone, from … Read more ›
The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating Ericsson’s claims that Apple violated its patents, PC World reports. Apple sued Ericsson in January, claiming Ericsson was charging too much for patents it holds and that the patents are no longer essential for the LTE technology in Apple’s iPhones, iPads and other cellular-enabled products. Show More Summary
The U.S. International Trade Commission agreed to examine Ericsson's claims that Apple is violating its wireless patents. The dispute stems from a licensing agreement between the two companies that expired in January. Since then, the companies haven't been able to agree on fees for Apple to re-license the 2G/4G patents from Ericsson. Show More Summary
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) is investigating Apple over allegations of patent infringement, Apple Insider reports. The Cupertino company is locked in an ongoing battle with Swedish telecoms company Ericsson over its use of certain wireless patents that Ericsson holds. Show More Summary