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Piaggio Group wins patent infringement proceeding against Mahindra-owned Peugeot motorcycle

Italian car giant Piaggio Group (PIA.MI) is guilty of infringement of Peugeot Motocycles (now owned by Mahindra and Mahindra) in courts in Paris and Milan within days of each other. It states that it became. European patent on the technology of the Piaggio MP3 three-wheeled scooter with the Peugeot Metropolis model.

According to the company, the patent, owned by the Piaggio Group, refers to a control system that allows a tricycle to be tilted sideways like a traditional motorcycle, as mentioned in a favorable ruling (still subject to appeal). ..

For infringement, Peugeot Motocycles was sentenced in France to pay additional fines for infringement and legal costs, in addition to damages calculated at € 1.5 million (Rs 1.2 billion).

The Paris court ruling also states that the French territory Peugeot Motocycle manufactures, advertises, markets, imports, exports, uses, and manufactures three-wheeled scooters that use control systems patented by the Piaggio Group (including Peugeot Metropolis). / Or forbidden to own. , Penalty for payment of fines for all counterfeit vehicles.

In addition, a court in Milan banned Italian Peugeot Motocycles from importing, exporting, marketing and advertising (offline and online) Peugeot Metropolis, € 6,000 (496,000 rupees) per vehicle sold 30 days later. ) Was fined. From the announcement of the sentence. In addition, Peugeot Motocycles is required to withdraw all counterfeit vehicles from sale in Italy within 90 days by paying an additional fine of € 10,000 (Rs 826,000) daily if the order is delayed. increase.

Italian OEMs say that in a broader scenario with respect to writing, the Piaggio Group’s significant R & D investment has put it at the forefront of tricycle technology, putting the Piaggio MP3 in a leading position in the market.

The proceedings are part of the Piaggio Group’s long-held pursuit of counterfeiting activities, including ongoing surveillance of competing products and international patent databases.

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Piaggio Group wins patent infringement proceeding against Mahindra-owned Peugeot motorcycle
Piaggio Group wins patent infringement proceeding against Mahindra-owned Peugeot motorcycle
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