The high court today turned away an appeal by Metso Minerals Inc. of a lower court ruling that threw out the jury verdict in the company’s favor. The lower court said Metso’s patent covered an obvious variation of existing machinery.
Helsinki-based Metso makes paper machines in addition to rock crushers. Terex is a Westport, Connecticut-based maker of cranes and lifts.
The case is Metso v. Powerscreen International, 13-565.
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