ASR lawsuit claims patent infringement

May 07, 2012 | 01:40 PM | Sean Davidson

Tags  scrap, container loading system, Advanced Steel Recovery, X-Body Equipment, Paladin Brands Group, Jewell Attachments, Sean Davidson

NEW YORK — Scrap metal recycler and container-loading-system manufacturer Advanced Steel Recovery LLC (ASR) is suing three companies for allegedly infringing on a recently awarded patent.

The patent—called the Container Packer System And Method, issued Nov. 22, 2011—is allegedly being willfully misused by X-Body Equipment Inc., Rocklin, Calif.; Paladin Brands Group Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Jewell Attachments LLC, also of Cedar Rapids, according to a late-April filing by Fontana, Calif.-based....

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