Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of High Pressure Steel Cylinders from China, Int'l Trade Comm'n Inv. Nos. 701-TA-480 and 731-TA-1188; Dep't of Commerce Case Nos. A-570-977 and C-570-978
Helped obtain a unanimous final affirmative antidumping and countervailing duty determination from the ITC on behalf of Texas company Norris Cylinder Company, a subsidiary of diversified manufacturer TriMas Corporation. The ITC found that Norris was injured by cylinders subsidized by the government of China and dumped into the U.S. market by producers in China.
Export Licensing - Healthcare Software Manufacturer
Represented a healthcare software manufacturer in the classification of its software products and prepared contract language to ensure customer compliance with U.S. export controls.
Hewlett-Packard Company v. Wistron Corporation
Defended international computer company in patent infringement lawsuit.
Export Licensing - Optical Networking
Represented a leading European optical networking manufacturer in the classification of its hardware and software products and advised on export controls compliance issues for its international sales.
Export Licensing - Electronic Payment Software Company
Represented an electronic payment software company in the classification of its software products and advised on export controls compliance issues for its international sales.
Antidumping Review of Portable Electric Typewriters from Japan
Represented Japanese office and retail systems equipment manufacturer in connection with U.S. Department of Commerce administrative review of antidumping duty order on portable electric typewriters and subsequently in U.S. Customs audit and commercial matters related to imports of computers, printers and business and retail systems.
Export Licensing - Israeli Defense Electronics Manufacturer
Represented a leading Israeli defense electronics manufacturer in several ITAR investigations before the DDTC.
Representation of Developers of Night Vision Equipment
Represented developers of night vision equipment in connection with export regulatory planning.
In the Matter of Certain Screen Printing Machines, Vision Alignment Devices Used Therein, and Parts Thereof (337-TA-488, Speedline Technologies, Inc. v. Ekra GmBH and Ekra America, Inc.)
Represented Ekra GmbH, and its U.S. subsidiary, Ekra America, Inc., in connection with investigation of certain screen alignment devices for the production of computer circuit boards.
Antidumping Investigation of Industrial Nitrocellulose
Successfully prosecuted antidumping case and ITC Sunset Review on behalf of Hercules Incorporated against imports of industrial nitrocellulose from Brazil, China, France, Germany Japan, Korea and the United Kingdom, with penalty duties of up to 78 percent.
Antidumping Investigation of Polyvinyl Alcohol from China, Japan and Taiwan
Successfully prosecuted antidumping case on behalf of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. against imports of polyvinyl alcohol from China, Japan and Taiwan.
Antidumping Reviews of Large Power Transformers from Japan
Represented Fuji Electric in connection with U.S. Department of Commerce administrative reviews of antidumping duty order on large power transformers from Japan, as well as related appellate litigation.
In the Matter of Certain High Intensity Retroreflective Sheeting (337-TA-268, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co. v. Seibu Pollymer Chemical Co., Ltd. and Seibulite International, Inc.)
Represented Seibu companies in connection with allegations of infringement of patent covering retroreflective backing in highway signage.
In the Matter of Certain Personal Computers and Digital Display Devices (337-TA-606, Hewlett –Packard v. Acer, Inc. and Acer America Corporation)
Represented Wistron Corporation, a leading Taiwanese original design and computer manufacturer, in connection with investigation concerning allegations by Hewlett Packard Corporation of patent infringement by Acer Inc. for which Wistron manufactures several laptop models.
Antidumping Investigation of Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from Finland, Mexico, the Netherlands and Sweden
Successfully prosecuted antidumping case on behalf of Hercules Incorporated against imports of purified carboxymethylcellulose (also known as cellulose gum) from Finland, Mexico, the Netherlands and Sweden, with on-going annual duty reviews.
In the Matter of Certain Phenylene Sulfide Polymers and Polymer Compounds and Products Containing Same (337-TA-296, Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Kureha Chemical Industries Co., Ltd. and Hoechst Celanese Corp.)
Represented Kureha Chemical Industries in patent infringement case involving high-strength plastics.
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Reviews of Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India
Represent Tata Steel in connection with U.S. Department of Commerce administrative reviews of antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India.