Nippon Steel sues Baosteel, Toyota for electric steel patent infringement

Japanese steelmaker Nippon Steel is suing compatriot automaker Toyota and Chinese mill Baosteel on claims that the two had infringed on its patent for non-oriented electrical steel sheet.

In its suit filed at the Tokyo district court on Thursday October 14, Nippon Steel is also seeking an injunction to prohibit Toyota from manufacturing and selling motor-driven vehicles equipped with motors using non-oriented electrical steel sheets that it...


Paul Lim

October 15, 2021

02:35 GMT