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Biography for Paul Gluckman

Paul Gluckman, Executive Senior Editor, is a 30-year Warren Communications News veteran having joined the company in May 1989 to launch its Audio Week publication. In his long career, Paul has chronicled the rise and fall of physical entertainment media like the CD, DVD and Blu-ray and the advent of ATSC 3.0 broadcast technology from its rudimentary standardization roots to its anticipated 2020 commercial launch.

Recent Articles by Paul Gluckman

Consumer Purchases to ‘Continue Tilting’ to Services From Goods: FedEx

FedEx anticipates consumers “will keep spending” in the rest of calendar 2022, but that their purchases “will continue tilting toward services from goods,” said Chief Customer Officer Brie Carere on an earnings call Thursday for fiscal 2022's Q4 ended May 31. Despite the “increasingly challenging global backdrop,” FedEx finished the year with its highest-ever annual revenue of $93.5 billion, up 11% year over year, said CEO Raj Subramaniam on the call, his first since being named chief executive in March.Read More >>

NPRM Asks if FCC Should Impose Rules on ATSC 3.0 Patent Licensing

In the FCC’s further NPRM on ATSC 3.0, released Wednesday in docket 16-142 (see 2206220067), the commission seeks comment on the extent to which patent licensing may be “inhibiting the development of 3.0 TV sets or other 3.0 equipment by non-patent holders.” Comments are due 30 days, replies 60 days, after the NPRM is published in the Federal Register.Read More >>

USTR Tai Warns Senate Against Hasty Rollback of China Tariffs

The fate of the Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports, plus any new tariff exclusions process that may be imposed, “are under consideration for a decision as we speak right now,” U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai told a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce. The Biden administration asked Congress for $76.54 million in USTR funding for fiscal 2023, an 8% increase from the $71 million appropriated in FY 2022.Read More >>

Extending Section 301 Remand Deadline ‘Unwarranted,’ Say Plaintiffs

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative can’t demonstrate good cause for a Section 301 remand deadline extension “that would leave uncured its established legal violation for another two months to the continuing detriment of American businesses and consumers,” said Akin Gump lawyers for Section 301 litigation test plaintiffs HMTX Industries and Jasco Products in an opposition brief Tuesday at the U.S. Court of International Trade in docket 1:21-cv-52.Read More >>

USTR Needs 60 More Days to Meet Section 301 Remand Order, Says DOJ

With less than two weeks to spare before the June 30 deadline for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to file its remand results in the Section 301 litigation, the agency needs a 60-day extension to Aug. 29 due to the volume of work involved, the agency’s limited staff resources and other projects that are compounding its workload, said DOJ’s motion Friday in docket 1:21-cv-52 at the U.S. Court of International Trade. Akin Gump lawyers for test-case plaintiffs HMTX Industries and Jasco Products oppose the motion and will soon file a response, said DOJ. Matthew Nicely, Akin Gump’s lead attorney, declined comment Friday.Read More >>