Chinese Oil Equipment Maker Pirated Software, Okla. AG Says

Law360, Los Angeles (March 13, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT) -- The state of Oklahoma hit a Chinese oil equipment supplier and its affiliates with an antitrust action in Oklahoma state court on Thursday in what officials say is the state’s first lawsuit brought by an attorney general seeking to put an end to business-related piracy.

The lawsuit, brought against Neway Valve Co. and its affiliates to remedy alleged violations of Oklahoma statutory and common law, claims the company sold valves and other petroleum industry equipment in Oklahoma at artificially low prices. The Chinese manufacturer stole manufacturing...
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