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03Feb94 UK: PATENT ROW HITS POWERFAB MINI - SITE DUMPER.

By Mike Woof and Dan Gilkes report on the latest launches at Hirex 94.A patent dispute may cloud the launch of Powerfab's articulated mini site dumper.The machine is based on a dumper that was originally made in the UK and sold under the Keetona name, but French firm Pel-Job claims that it owns the patent rights to the design.Pel-Job initially manufactured the model under licence from Keetona and the firm says that it later acquired the rights from the designer. And the French-built ...

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