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The WTO Supports U.S. Tariff on Chinese Tires

The World Trade Organization has supported the Obama administration's decision in September 2009 to enact tariffs on Chinese tires imported to the U.S. The WTO said the president's claim that such imports disrupted the domestic tire market was warranted.

Can Swatch Stop Costco from Selling Omega Watches?

By buying Omega watches from an overseas distributor, Costco has been able to sell them at well below the suggested retail price. Can Swatch use its copyright to stop Costco? The U.S. Supreme Court's decision could have broad implications for the so-called "gray" market.

U.S. ITC Rules That Nvidia Infringed Rambus Patents

The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that graphics-chip maker Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) infringed on patents held by Rambus Inc (RMBS), and that certain Nvidia imports into the United States will be barred. After the ruling, Nvidia said it will pay to license Rambus technology, Dow Jones Newswires reported. Nvidia said that there would be "no impact on our customers or our business."