Honda says loses scooter patent appeal in China


BEIJING, Sept 27 (Reuters) - A Beijing court has denied a bid by Honda Motor Co to restore a motor scooter patent the Japanese firm lost in a dispute with Chinese rivals, a company spokesman said on Friday. "We received the notice of the court's judgement," the spokesman said. "The basic situation is that Honda lost." The case highlighted the perils of securing patents in China, which has pledged to step up enforcement of intellectual property rights as part of its membership of the ...

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