Beau brings deep experience in international trade litigation, regulation and compliance to Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation team. His practice focuses on trade and intellectual property disputes, with significant experience handling Section 337 and antidumping and countervailing duty matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Beau also guides clients through trade-related regulatory challenges, including tariff classification, valuation, country-of-origin marking and other compliance and litigation matters before U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), DOC, the CIT and Federal Circuit, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).
Beau’s broad counsel in international matters further includes advising clients on foreign investment issues, particularly the intellectual property aspects of such transactions, and on developments at the World Trade Organization. He also works with clients to capitalize on special trade programs and with advocacy efforts before Congress and federal agencies on an assortment of trade and intellectual property issues.
Beau frequently writes and speaks on international trade and intellectual property topics.
Prior to entering private practice Beau served as a congressional law clerk for the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade and as a legal intern at USTR.
Represented a Kansas educational company before the Department of Commerce and USTR with respect to trade remedies on solar panels. Achieved orders exempting the client’s imports from all antidumping and countervailing duties, as well as from ancillary safeguards measures.
Representative ITC Cases (not exhaustive)