Beaumont’s Battle Highlighted in Plastics News


Plastics News, a leading publication for the injection molding industry, recently published an article about a case of American patent, copyright and trademark theft by a Chinese company. The patent, copyright and trademark in question are held by Erie-based Beaumont Technologies and involve its
MetFlipper® technology.

Beaumont Technologies, a plastics engineering firm and technology/service provider to the plastics industry, is working the Department of Homeland Security as the case evolves. John Beaumont, the company’s president and CEO, and John Blundy, Beaumont’s vice president of business development, met with Homeland Security officials in Washington, D.C. Michael Taylor, director of International Affairs and Trade at the Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., is assisting with the case and also attended the meeting.

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