Energizer Settles ITC Dispute With China's Top Battery Maker

Law360, New York (February 4, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- China’s top battery maker and rival Energizer Holdings have signed a cross-licensing agreement, ending a dispute at the U.S. International Trade Commission.

The agreement between GP Batteries International and Energizer Holdings ends their dispute over patent in zero-mercury-added alkaline batteries. Further details of the agreement were not released.

Based in Singapore, GP Batteries International has factories in China and is the largest battery maker in Asia outside Japan.

Last May, the U.S. International Trade Commission said it would investigate whether to ban imports of certain batteries...
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