Nissan Mulls Lawsuit vs. China's Great Wall Auto Over Design Piracy

Law360, New York (November 28, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a sign of rising concerns about auto piracy in China, Japanese automaker Nissan joined the ranks of automakers considering legal action to protect designs from piracy by the fledgling Chinese auto industry.

Nissan is contemplating legal action against Chinese vehicle maker Great Wall Auto over alleged design piracy for allegedly copying a design on the front face of Nissan's Paladin sports utility vehicle, according to news reports.

Great Wall Automobile Holding Co., China's largest pickup truck producer, rejected the charges in a press release issued...
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