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Invista wins PTA intellectual property lawsuit in Beijing court

1:27 AM MDT | July 16, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Invista said on Monday that it has resolved a lawsuit against a Chinese engineer for misappropriating and infringing on trade secrets relating to a portion of Invista’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) technology. The company says that during one of Invista’s technology projects for a Chinese licensee, an employee of a Chinese engineering design company misappropriated some of Invista’s proprietary information. Invista filed a lawsuit through the Beijing Intermediate People’s Court against the engineering design company’s now-former...

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