Patent owners represented by CBC win fake gas tank container court battle


Patent owners represented by Columbiana Boiler Company, LLC (CBC), including China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd (CIMC), have won a US court battle against Jiangxi Oxygen Plant Co., Ltd (JOPM) after the latter made counterfeit copies of CIMC’s gas tanks.

The permanent injunction was awarded against JOPM after it started manufacturing and distributing fake copies of the Chinese company’s T50 containers and exporting them to the US, thereby infringing patent ‘598.

Subsequently, the US district court in Texas ruled lawfully in favour of the patent owners’ claims and prohibited JOPM and all connected persons from any further acts of infringement, including contributory infringement or inducing others to infringe the patent.

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