Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. has is claiming victory in a design patent infringement case against Chinese tire makers Shengtai Group and Shandong Shengshi Tailai Rubber Technology Co., Ltd.
Bridgestone wins patent infringement case in China
In July 2019, said Bridgestone, Shengtai was ordered to cease activities, dispose of the dedicated moulds, and pay Bridgestone damages in the amount of 800,000 Chinese yuan (€101,000).
Earlier in April, Bridgestone won another lawsuit against Shengtai Group, claiming violations of the design patent for the tread pattern of Bridgestone's ST3000 truck tires.
Also in April, the tire maker won another patent infringement case against two Chinese tire makers Guangzhou South China Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. and Guangzhou Fengli Rubber & Tire Co. Ltd. covering its Dueler A/T Revo2 tires.