David Craven has been an active practitioner in Customs and International Trade Law since his admission to the Bar in 1985.  Mr. Craven has represented clients in broad range of trade and customs matters from companies on 6 continents.  These companies range from sole proprietorships to large multi-national entities.

*Notable Client Accomplishments

  • Trade: He has substantial experience in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and reviews in a broad range of products from food and food additives to iron and steel products to complex chemicals and mechanical devices.  He has represented clients in antidumping and countervailing duty matters before both the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.  He has also represented numerous clients in Section 201, 301 and 232 proceedings.  Recently Mr. Craven has represented multiple companies in multiple cases under the EAPA statute.
  • Customs: Craven has represented numerous U.S. and foreign companies before U.S. Customs and Border Protection in matters ranging from Customs Valuation to Prior Disclosures, Penalties, and related matters.   Mr. Craven also provides advice with respect to Customs classifications.  Mr. Craven actively works with numerous clients to ensure the eligibility of their products in Multiple Free Trade Agreements including U.S. – Australia FTA, DR-CAFTA, NAFTA and USMCA.  Mr. Craven was the primary lawyer providing advice on the drafting of new rules of Origin for the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa.
  • Trademark: Craven has actively assisted clients in registering trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the European Union.   He has assisted U.S. companies in defending their intellectual property rights in foreign civil and criminal proceedings.
  • Litigation: Craven has litigated multiple cases in the U.S. Court of International Trade and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.