Caixin
Aug 02, 2022 08:21 PM
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Chinese Battery Giant CATL Hits Rival With Another Patent Lawsuit

CATL is no stranger to the use of litigation to defend its turf. Photo: VCG
CATL is no stranger to the use of litigation to defend its turf. Photo: VCG

China’s largest electric-vehicle (EV) battery-maker has stepped up a patent lawsuit fight against a smaller rival, as it strives to maintain its technological advantage amid rising competition in the sector.

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) has filed another lawsuit against China Aviation Lithium Battery Technology Co. Ltd. (CALB) for infringement on a patent and unfair competition, claiming 130 million yuan ($19.2 million), CATL confirmed to Caixin Monday.

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