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Metso receives favorable court decision in China on infringement of IP rights


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Metso has received a favorable decision by the Shanghai Pudong New Area Peopleís Courtís in China that fully supports Metsoís claims against Shenyang Sanland Mining Equipment Manufacture Co. and Shenyang Sanland Crusher and Grinder Equipment Manufacture Co. Ltd. for infringement of Metsoís intellectual property rights.

The court ordered the two companies to immediately cease their infringement, which constituted of production and marketing of imitations of Metsoís equipment and parts. The companies may appeal the courtís decision.

Metso is very pleased by the courtís ruling that protects Metsoís trademarks and goodwill in China, and by the courtís stance in enforcement of intellectual property rights. Going forward, our customers can rely on Metso providing high quality products and services in China.

Metso will continue to take the appropriate legal actions to protect its intellectual property in China as well as in all markets the company operates in.

Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 2.7 billion in 2017. Metso employs over 12,000 people in more than 50 countries.†

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