Hypertherm wins court case in China

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, has won an important intellectual property court case in China. A repeated Chinese counterfeiter was brought to court for manufacturing and selling counterfeit Hypertherm consumables.

After thorough investigation, the court ruled in favour of Hypertherm and sentenced the main suspect to three years in prison. His accomplice was sentenced to serve one year. Both will also have to pay fines of $25,000 and $7500 respectively. Examples of protected Hypertherm trademarks include Hypertherm, Powermax, HPR, FlushCut, HyAccess and ProNest.
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