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Beau leads Husch Blackwell’s Section 337 practice, and assists clients with a variety of other international business issues. His practice focuses on trade and intellectual property disputes, with significant experience litigating Section 337 cases before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

On September 1, 2020 the Office of the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”), Department of Agriculture, and Department of Commerce issued a 32-page report outlining the Trump Administration’s plan to
Continue Reading USTR Requests ITC to Initiate Section 201 Investigation into Imports of Blueberries

Entering October Term 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court had never reviewed a Section 337 investigation.  However, some court-watchers thought that Comcast Corporation v. International Trade Commission might have the right
Continue Reading Supreme Court Declines Comcast’s Challenge to the ITC’s Jurisdiction, Thus Confirming the Broad Reach of Section 337

On July 10, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that it had opened an investigation directed at the Government of France under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.  The announcement came as the French Senate considered a new digital services tax (“DST”)—enacted a day later—imposing a 3% revenue tax on companies providing certain online services directed at French customers that earn annual revenues of at least €25 million in France and at least €750 million worldwide.
Continue Reading USTR Opens Section 301 Investigation into French Digital Services Tax, Announces Public Comment Period