Nippon Steel Sues Toyota, China's Baoshan Iron in Patent Case

Nippon Steel Sues Toyota, China's Baoshan Iron in Patent Case

   Tokyo, Oct. 14 (Jiji Press)--Nippon Steel Corp. <5401> announced Thursday that it has filed with Tokyo District Court lawsuits against Toyota Motor Corp. <7203> and China's Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. for their alleged infringement of its patent on non-oriented electrical steel sheets.
   The Japanese steelmaker is demanding about 20 billion yen in damages each from the automaker and the Baosteel Group subsidiary.

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