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Michelin files lawsuit against Tire Recappers

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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.

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BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2

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Michelin LTX M/S2

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.

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