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Nippon Steel Sues Mitsui & Co Over Patents – Nikkei Asia

Steelmaker has also filed suits against Toyota and Baoshan over its process under which motors can be rotated with less power by adjusting metal’s composition and thickness

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Molten iron is poured into a furnace at the Nippon Steel mill in Kimitsu, Japan. Photo: Reuters.


Nippon Steel has filed a lawsuit against Mitsui & Co for allegedly infringing on patents that cover non-oriented electrical steel sheet, Nikkei Asia reported.

A motor can be rotated with less power by adjusting the composition and thickness of the sheet. In October, Nippon filed suits against Toyota and Baoshan Iron & Steel for the same reason.

Read the full report: Nikkei Asia.





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