Mahindra states Fiat Chrysler files patent complaint in U.S.

by SpeedLux
Mahindra XUV500

India’s Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd stated on Wednesday Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S. LLC submitted a patent violation complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against the firm.

According to the complaint, certain design features of Mahindra’s off-road utility vehicle ROXOR infringed intellectual property rights of Jeep design of Fiat, Mahindra stated.

Mahindra informed the complaint was “without merit.”

The company and its unit Mahindra Automotive North America have submitted a public interest statement with the trade commission and the proceedings have been started in a Michigan court to enforce a design agreement that it had executed with Fiat in 2009.

Mahindra is also looking for an injunction against Fiat from proceeding with the complaint, it included.

Fiat had not made a monetary claim in the complaint however has sought a permanent restrain over Mahindra Automotive from importing any components or parts into the U.S. that infringe upon its intellectual property rights, the statement from Mahindra reads.

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