Bridgestone settles dispute with Shandong Chengshan over tyre patent

By Liz White, ERJ staff

Tokyo-Bridgestone Corp. said 28 July that it has settled a dispute over a design patent infringed by Shandong Chengshan Tire Co. Ltd, a major Chinese tyre manufacturer.

Bridgestone’s statement said it acquired a patent on the design of two models-R288 and M858-for radial tyres for trucks and buses, which had been well received in the Chinese market for their durability and performance.”

In November 2004, Bridgestone asked Shandong Chengshan to halt production of two of its radial tyres for trucks…

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