Home Business Audi sues Chinese company Nio for copyright infringement

Audi sues Chinese company Nio for copyright infringement


German automaker Audi has filed a lawsuit in a Munich court against Chinese electric car maker Nio, accusing it of infringing its trademark rights. This was reported on Thursday by Handelsblatt, the press service of Audi confirmed the fact of such a claim to the newspaper. The German company believes that Nio’s decision to name its car models ES6 and ES8 violates Audi’s trademark rights, as it has the S6 and S8 models. “Audi, like many successful companies, always cares about the comprehensive protection of its trademarks,” the company said. Nio declined to comment. Nio was established in 2014 in Shanghai. It produces five models of electric vehicles, their sales reached 10,000 per month in March. Until recently, Nio has concentrated on the Chinese market. However, last year she started selling her electric cars in Norway, and this year she is going to enter the markets of Germany, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands. More news in the Kommersant Telegram channel. Yana Rozhdestvenskaya.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here