SHANGHAI, March 22 (Reuters) - Japan's Honda Motor Co. said on Wednesday it plans to sue the Chinese property rights authority for terminating patent protection for its latest CR-V model in China. China's State Intellectual Property Office decided to cancel the patent earlier this month after deciding the model was too similar to Honda's first CR-V launched in 1995, Honda said in a statement. The authority granted Honda a Chinese patent in 2002 for the exterior design of the sport ...
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