Safe-Run announced that it had made significant process in the patent invalidation and patent litigation process against VMI HOLLAND B.V. The Patent Reexamination Board of State Intellectual Property Office declared that the VMI’s invention patent “Assembly for and Method of Making a Tyre Component” is entirely invalid. The patent declared invalid is deemed to be not exist from the very beginning. In addition, the court has dismissed VMI's litigation action against Safe-Run for this patent infringement. Safe-Run has made significant progress in this patent litigation against VMI.
Safe-Run attaches great importance to independent R&D and intellectual property protection, and respects patent rights of other companies. Considering this patent dispute as an opportunity, Safe-Run will continue to actively respond to challenges, put more emphasis on the strategy of intellectual property development, and devote great efforts to make positive contributions to the tire industry.