Posted on July 10, 2017

Michelin North America Files Lawsuit Against Tire Recappers of Nashville


Michelin alleges infringement of its patented patterns

for the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 and Michelin LTX M/S2 tires

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 10, 2017 Today Michelin North America, Inc., filed a lawsuit against Tire Recappers of Nashville, alleging it has infringed design patents covering the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A® KM2 and Michelin® LTX® M/S2 tires.

Michelin filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville. The suit alleges that two tire models — the Cross Grip M/T and the All Position Highway 2 — infringe Michelin’s U.S. Patent Nos. D530,266 and D639,235.

Tire Recappers of Nashville produces and sells retread tires for the light-truck segment that includes SUVs, pick-up trucks and crossovers.



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About Michelin North America

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its customers’ mobility, and sustainably; designing and distributing the most innovative tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (