Chinese spiral conveyor copier stopped
12 December 2012
Ambaflex International has successfully brought a lawsuit against Chinese company, Shanghai Cabax Engineering Co., which had been manufacturing a direct copy of one of the Dutch company's spiral conveyors. On 2nd De
On 2nd December 2009, the Shanghai Civil People's Court of China ordered Cabax, former Ambaflex reseller, to stop manufacturing the infringing Spiral Conveyor and to pay damage compensation. Although the lawsuit took more than a year, according to AmbaFlexOver the last few years have seen the Chinese law became more open for foreign companies to successfully file complaints relating to patent infringements, partly thanks to China's WTO membership.
The case was prepared and pleaded by CCPIT Patent Law Office, Beijing.