Photo: Terex Corp. Terex Corp. says it plans to appeal a recent jury verdict in a federal patent case against Finland-based Metso Corp. in the eastern district of New York. The jury in early December decided that Westport, Conn.-based Terex, since 2000, has violated a Metso patent in using a laterally folding conveyor on certain Chieftain rock-screening plants manufactured under the Powerscreen brand name and costing between $150,000 and $300,000. The design allows the machine to fold up for convenient transportation from site to site. The court awarded Metso about $16 million in damages. If Terex appeals as planned, the
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