Michelin North America, filed a lawsuit against Tire Recappers of Nashville, alleging it has infringed design patents covering the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 and Michelin LTX M/S2 tires.
Michelin filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville. The suit alleges that two tire models — the Cross Grip M/T and the All Position Highway 2 — infringe Michelin’s U.S. Patent Nos. D530,266 and D639,235.
Tire Recappers of Nashville produces and sells retread tires for the light-truck segment that includes SUVs, pick-up trucks and crossovers.