AUX awarded $26.3m in Gree compressor case

CHINA: Air conditioning producer Gree has been purchased to spend Chinese competitor AUX Air Conditioning about RMB167m (US$26.3m) for infringing a compressor patent. 

According to Chinese website The Paper, two judgments were being handed down by the Ningbo Intermediate People’s Court docket of Zhejiang Province for breach of a patent relating to a compressor at first patented by Toshiba Carrier Air Conditioning. The legal rights have been transferred by Toshiba Air Conditioning to AUX in 2018.

Gree is claimed to be interesting the court’s determination and has, also, filed a lawsuit with the Beijing Mental House Court for the invalidation of the patent.

This is not the to start with time the two Chinese companies have achieved in court docket. Gree Electric Appliances and AUX Air Conditioning have submitted lawsuits on patent legal rights many moments before, according to the Pandaily

In 2017, Gree Electric Appliances won nearly RMB50m (US$7.9m) just after suing AUX in an air conditioner patent dispute.

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