International Trade Commission

On June 23, 2021, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced its final determination in the antidumping and countervailing duty investigation into passenger vehicle and light truck tires (PVLT). The ITC voted in the affirmative, finding that imports of products from Vietnam harmed the domestic industry. The decision marks the final hurdle for Commerce to

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, knockoffs were a $500 billion global criminal enterprise, predicted to double by 2022 with the exponential rise in e-commerce. 2020’s pandemic accelerated both phenomena: Within three months of onset in the U.S., online shopping spiked 32%, throwing open the door to fake fashion, electronics, medicines and more.

Now more than

Last year saw a marked uptick in unfair import investigations at the International Trade Commission (ITC), with an especially strong close to the year: eight new complaints in December alone brought the year’s total to 62 new complaints to the Commission, well above the ten-year average of 49. Complaints alleging trade secret misappropriation rose particularly,