SMM July 22nd: yesterday, a source said that Ningde Times has formally sued AVIC Lithium for patent infringement. The source said that AVIC Lithium is suspected of infringing all the products of the Ningde era. As soon as the news came out, it immediately caused an uproar in the industry.
These two, one is the globally recognized power battery leader, power battery installed capacity has steadily ranked first in the world for many years, only in May this year's installed capacity slightly inferior to the previous ranking second LG;, while another Bank of China Lithium Power, is also a well-known domestic power battery manufacturer, in January and February 2021, its three-yuan installed capacity also ranked the fourth in the world. The issue of patent infringement is very important, and it is inevitable that it will be widely concerned by the industry.
But then the incident took a turn for the better. AVIC Lithium said in a statement issued in the evening that the company had not received a complaint against the infringement reported by the media as of the evening of July 22.
AVIC Lithium said that the company always takes independent research and development and technological innovation as the foundation, and carries out comprehensive R & D layout and investment planning for the future. Our intellectual property work has long adhered to the two lines of "technological achievements protection line" and "IP risk prevention and control line". While carrying out the omni-directional layout of intellectual property rights, the products we provide to our customers have been comprehensively checked by the professional intellectual property team to protect against infringing other people's intellectual property rights.