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Dan Pickard Weighs In On Latest Federal Circuit Ruling on Diamond Sawblades

March 3, 2016

Daniel B. Pickard, a partner in Wiley Rein’s International Trade Practice, was quoted in an article published yesterday in Law360 discussing a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit related to imported diamond sawblades.

According to the article, the Federal Circuit will not revisit its previous decision that a U.S. Department of Commerce policy on antidumping duties amended in 2007 still applies to older investigations. The ruling affirmed a unanimous December opinion that upheld a U.S. Court of International Trade ruling that Commerce’s policy for antidumping duties, which it changed in 2007, applies to older investigations like diamond sawblades because work had been completed by the time Commerce modified its policy. Mr. Pickard, along with Wiley Rein partner Maureen E. Thorson, represents the Diamond Sawblades Manufacturers Coalition.

“We were pleased with the decision, even though it did not come as much of a surprise,” Mr. Pickard told Law360. “Most importantly, after years of litigation it is good to see these appeals finally coming to an end.”

To read the entire article, click here.