997 F.Supp.2d 1350 (CIT 2014), 12-00099, JBK Rak LLC v. United States

Docket Nº:12-00099
Citation:997 F.Supp.2d 1350
Opinion Judge:Judith M. Barzilay, Senior Judge.
Party Name:JBF RAK LLC, Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES, Defendant, and MITSUBISHI POLYESTER FILM, INC., DUPONT TEIJIN FILMS and SKC, INC., TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA), INC., Defendant-Intervenors
Attorney:No. 12-00099 Jack D. Mlawski and John J. Galvin, Galvin & Mlawski, for Plaintiff. Stuart F. Delery, Assistant Attorney General; Jeanne E. Davidson, Director; Patricia M. McCarthy, Assistant Director, (David F. D'Alessandris), Trial Counsel, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Depar...
Case Date:July 30, 2014
Court:Court of International Trade

Page 1350

997 F.Supp.2d 1350 (CIT 2014)

JBF RAK LLC, Plaintiff,

v.

UNITED STATES, Defendant,

and

MITSUBISHI POLYESTER FILM, INC., DUPONT TEIJIN FILMS and SKC, INC., TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA), INC., Defendant-Intervenors

No. 12-00099

United States Court of International Trade

July 30, 2014

Defendant's motion to dismiss granted.

Jack D. Mlawski and John J. Galvin, Galvin & Mlawski, for Plaintiff.

Stuart F. Delery, Assistant Attorney General; Jeanne E. Davidson, Director; Patricia M. McCarthy, Assistant Director, (David F. D'Alessandris), Trial Counsel, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, of counsel, Justin R. Becker and Shana A. Hofstetter, Office of the Chief Counsel for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, for Defendant.

Ronald I. Meltzer, Patrick J. McLain, David M. Horn, and Jeffrey I. Kessler, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, for Defendant-Intervenors.

OPINION

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Judith M. Barzilay, Senior Judge.

Before the court is Plaintiff JBF RAK LLC's (" JBF RAK" ) motion for judgment on the agency record under USCIT Rule 56.2, challenging Defendant U.S. Department of Commerce's (" Commerce" ) final results of the administrative review covering polyethylene terephthalate film (" PET Film" ) from United Arab Emirates for the November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2010 period of review. See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the United Arab Emirates, 77 Fed. Reg. 20,357 (Dep't Commerce Apr. 4, 2012) (final results) (" Final Results " ); see also Issues and Decision Memorandum for Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from the United Arab Emirates, A-520-803 (Mar. 29, 2012), available at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/summary/UAE/2012-8108-1.pdf (last visited July 30, 2014). JBF RAK claims that Commerce erred by applying its zeroing methodology in the context of an administrative review. JBF RAK Br. 6. JBF RAK claims that the Federal Circuit's decision in Union Steel v. United States, 713 F.3d 1101 (Fed. Cir. 2013) is contrary to Dongbu Steel Co. v. United States, 635 F.3d 1363 (Fed. Cir. 2011) and JTEKT Corp. v. United States, 642 F.3d 1378 (Fed. Cir. 2011). JBF RAK Br. 8. Commerce, in turn, has filed a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted under USCIT Rule 12(b)(5). Def. Br. 4. The court has...

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