Momentive Files Suit against Hungpai in China Alleging Infringement of Its Patent for NXT* Silane

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive) announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the Chinese court system against Dongguan Hungpai Shoe Material Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Jingdezhen Hungpai Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. (referred to collectively as Hungpai). The lawsuit, which requests injunctive relief and damages, alleges that Hungpai is making and selling a product in violation of a Momentive patent for NXT silane.