Kenwood Wins Second Consecutive Design Infringement Lawsuit in China
To authorized distributors and dealers of Kenwood communication equipment:
We are pleased to inform you that a Chinese court has recently ruled completely in Kenwood's favor as regards our lawsuit against Kirisun, a manufacturer of counterfeit radios. This is the second successful design patent infringement lawsuit in China. (We reported on the first one against HYT <Shenzhen HYT Science & Technology Co., Ltd.> in our previous newsletter).
Summary of the judgement (final)
Shenzhen, Guangdong, Intermediate People's Court
September 29, 2004
Following our successful design patent infringement lawsuit against HYT, a Chinese court found that the imitation product manufacturer was in violation of the law. We are determined to take the strongest possible measures against such manufacturers of illegal copies of our products hereafter and appreciate your further cooperation in eradicating product pirates and their illegal acts.
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